Gallaudet University - Rankings

Gallaudet University is the world leader in liberal education and career development for deaf and hard of hearing undergraduate students, located in Washington, D.C. It was founded in 1864 by an Act of Congress, and its charter was signed by President Abraham Lincoln.

The University offers a wide range of undergraduate majors and minors. Majors offered include Accounting; American Sign Language; Art History; Biology; Business Administration; Chemistry; Chemistry: Chemical Technology Specialization; Communication Studies; Mathematics; Philosophy; Photography; Physical Education; Psychology; and more. In addition, student may design a self-directed major if no other major or double major is offered at Gallaudet University that satisfies the student's academic interests.

Gallaudet University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), which is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. The Clinical Psychology Program is accredited by the American Psychological Association. The school psychology program is fully approved by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) and recognized by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

Achievements and Rankings:

- Gallaudet University is ranked 110th in the category "Regional Universities (North)" by US News & World Report 2012.

- 19th among Top Audiology School Programs, and 30th among Top Speech-Language Pathology Schools (USNWR 2009).

- According to a survey conducted by the University, 85 % of the Gallaudet undergraduate students respondents who graduated between September 2004 and August 2005 are either employed or furthering their education.

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