College Admissions and Graduation Policies
Regarding American Sign Language

A project by Jason E. Zinza, PhD


Institution Name
Survey Date
Contact Telephone Number
ASL Study Satisfies Admissions Requirements
Number of Years of ASL Study
ASL Satisfies Graduation Requirements
Centenary College of Louisiana7/19/2016800.234.4448Yes2 yearsDepends on major / minor
Chicago School of Professional Psychology - Louisiana [does not offer undergraduate degrees]7/19/2016N/AN/AN/AN/A
Dillard University7/19/2016504.283.8822No language pre-requisiteN/ANo
Grambling State University7/19/2016800.569.4714Yes2 yearsYes
Herzing University - New Orleans12/6/2016504.733.0074No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
ITT Technical Institute - Baton Rouge [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
ITT Technical Institute - New Orleans [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Louisiana College7/19/2016318.487.7011Yes2 yearsNoGraduation requirements fulfilled only if the ASL classes are dual enrollment.
Louisiana State University - Alexandria7/19/2016888.473.6417Yes2 yearsNoOnly college-level ASL courses will satisfy the graduation requirement.
Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge7/19/2016225.578.1175NoN/ANo
Louisiana State University - Eunice7/19/2016337.457.7311Yes2 yearsYes
Louisiana State University - Shreveport7/19/2016800.229.5957Yes2 yearsYes
Louisiana Tech University7/19/2016318.257.2000Yes2 yearsDepends on major / minor
Loyola University of New Orleans7/19/2016504.865.3240Yes2 yearsNoOnly college-level ASL courses will satisfy the graduation requirement.
McNeese State University7/19/2016337.475.5000Yes2 yearsYes
New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary12/7/2016504.282.4455No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Nicholls State University7/19/2016985.448.4507Yes2 yearsYes
Northwestern State University of Louisiana7/19/2016318.357.6011Yes2 yearsYes
Notre Dame Seminary [does not offer undergraduate degrees]N/AN/AN/AN/A
Our Lady of the Holy Cross College7/19/2016800.259.7744No language pre-requisiteN/ANo
Our Lady of the Lake College12/6/2016225.768.1700Yes2 yearsYes
Remington College - Baton Rouge10/18/2016225.240.7049No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Remington College - Lafayette10/18/2016337.246.5126No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Remington College - Shreveport10/18/2016318.239.4309No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Southeastern Louisiana University7/18/2016985.549.2000No language pre-requisiteN/ANoOnly college-level ASL courses will satisfy the graduation requirement.
Southern University A & M College12/6/2016225.771.5640Yes2 yearsDepends on major / minor
Southern University at New Orleans12/6/2016504.286.5235Yes2 yearsYes
Southern University Law Center [does not offer undergraduate degrees]N/AN/AN/AN/A
St. Joseph Seminary College12/6/2016985.867.2232No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Tulane University7/19/2016800.873.9283Yes2 yearsYes
University of Louisiana - Lafayette7/19/2016337.482.1000Yes2 yearsYes
University of Louisiana - Monroe7/19/2016318.342.1000Yes2 yearsNoHigh school students need to take ASL for 4 years to meet all entrance and graduation requirements.
University of New Orleans7/19/2016504.280.6000Yes2 yearsNo
University of Phoenix - Baton Rouge10/18/2016225.927.4443No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
University of Phoenix - Metairie10/18/2016504.613.1500No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Virginia College - Baton Rouge6/16/2016225.236.3900No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Virginia College - Shreveport6/16/2016318.741.8020No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Xavier University of Louisiana7/19/2016504.486.7411Yes2 yearsYes

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