College Admissions and Graduation Policies
Regarding American Sign Language

A project by Jason E. Zinza, PhD

Click on the state above to take you to the policies regarding ASL at specific institutions.

National Survey Results Accurate as of June 2017

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What is ASL College?

A national survey of admissions and graduation policies regarding ASL at every degree-granting college and/or university in the United States was conducted in 2017.

Updates will be made on a continual basis to ensure remains the most accurate and up-to-date source for admissions and graduation policies regarding ASL.

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A school is missing from this list. maintains records on the accredited colleges and universities that award bachelor’s degrees at the undergraduate level. Only institutions that award at least B.A., B.S., BFA, and BBA degrees are included.

If there is an institution that should be on this list,
please contact us.

Understanding the Policies & Key Terms

About Jason E. Zinza


Jason E. Zinza, Ph.D., is a native ASL signer with 15+ years’ experience teaching ASL, training teachers, and developing curricular materials. He is a frequent presenter on topics related to ASL teaching, learning, and assessment at the high school and university levels, and consults on teacher certification and licensure issues. He served on ASLTA’s task force to develop national ASL standards and now directs both the ASL Can-Do Statements and ASL Standards committees. Currently, he coordinates the national ASL Honor Society, serves on ASLTA’s board as the World Language Director and serves on ACTFL’s Standards Collaboration Board. Dr. Zinza received the T.J. O’Rourke Memorial Award for significant contributions to the field of ASL teacher training in 2007 and the Marie Jean Philip Memorial Award in 2013 for excellence in the field of K-12 ASL instruction.