Statement of Accreditation Status

Gallaudet University

  • CEO: Ms. Roberta Cordano, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dr. Caroline Kobek Pezzarossi
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Sean McKitrick, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Doctoral/Professional Universities » Four-year, small, highly residential
  • Control: Private (Non-Profit)
  • Former Name(s): Gallaudet College (1/1/1986)
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1957
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2013
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2022-2023

Contact Information

800 Florida Avenue N. E.
Washington, DC 20002

(202) 651-5000

www.gallaudet.edu

  • April 28, 2022
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the first Doctor's - Professional Practice - Doctor of Psychology in School Psychology (PsyD) within the institution's scope of accreditation. To note that the Commission reserves the right to rescind this action if any developments reveal additional information that might have affected the Commission's decision and/or the requested substantive change is not implemented within one calendar year from the date of this action. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2022-2023.
  • March 5, 2020
    To note that the Mid-Point Peer Review has been conducted and no further evidence is required at this time. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2022-2023.
  • June 27, 2013
    To reaffirm accreditation and to commend the institution for the quality of the self-study process and report. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2018.
  • Distance Education
    Approved to offer programs by this delivery method
  • Correspondence Education
    Not approved for this delivery method

Approved Credential Levels

The following represents credential levels included in the scope of the institution’s accreditation:

  • Postsecondary award (1-2 yrs) Included within the scope
  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope
  • Post-baccalaureate Certificate Included within the scope
  • Master's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope
  • Post-Master's Certificate Included within the scope
  • Doctor's Degree - Other Included within the scope
  • Doctor's Degree - Professional Practice Included within the scope to offer ONE program: Doctor of Psychology in School Psychology (PsyD)
  • Doctor's Degree- Research/Scholarship Included within the scope

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