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
Bowie State University9/13/2016301.860.3415No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minor
Capitol Technology University6/30/2016301.369.2800No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Coppin State University6/23/2016410.951.3600Yes2 yearsYes
Frostburg State University6/23/2016301.687.4201No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Goucher College6/22/2016800.GOUCHERNoN/ANo
Hood College6/23/2016301.663.3131No language pre-requisiteN/ANoMust take 2 years of a language offered on campus
ITT Technical Institute - Baltimore [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
ITT Technical Institute - Hanover [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Johns Hopkins University6/22/2016410.518.8171No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Loyola University 6/23/2016800.221.9107Yes2 yearsNo
Maple Springs Baptist Bible College and Seminary [does not offer undergraduate degrees]6/22/2016301.736.3631N/AN/AN/A
Maryland Institute College of Art9/13/2016410.669.9200No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Maryland University of Integrative Health [does not offer undergraduate degrees]6/23/2016410.888.9048N/AN/AN/A
McDaniel College6/22/2016410.857.2230Yes2 yearsYes
Morgan State University6/28/2016443.885.8500No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Mount St. Mary’s University6/22/2016800.448.4347No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Notre Dame University of Maryland6/22/2016410.532.5330Yes2 yearsYes
Salisbury University6/23/2016410.543.6161Yes2 yearsYes
St. John's College6/22/2016410.626.2522NoN/ANo
St. Mary's College of Maryland6/23/2016800.492.7181Yes2 yearsNoMust take 1 semester of a foreign language or a cultural exploration course to graduate
Stevenson University6/23/2016877.468.6852No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Towson University6/23/2016410.704.2113Yes2 yearsYes
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences [does not offer undergraduate degrees]6/23/2016N/AN/AN/AN/A
United States Naval Acadey6/23/2016410.293.1858No language pre-requisiteN/ANo
University of Baltimore6/23/2016410.837.4777No language pre-requisiteN/ANo
University of Maryland - Baltimore 6/23/2016410.706.0501Yes2 yearsDepends on major / minor
University of Maryland - Baltimore County6/23/2016410.455.1000Yes2 yearsNoTo fulfill graduation requirements, students must take 4 years in high school
University of Maryland - College Park6/28/2016301.314.8385Yes3 yearsYes
University of Maryland - Eastern Shore6/28/2016410.651.8403Yes2 yearsYes
University of Maryland - University College10/23/2016800.888.8682No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
University of Phoenix - Columbia12/7/2016410.872.9001No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Washington Adventist University8/2/2016800.835.4212No language pre-requisiteN/ANo
Washington College6/28/2016410.778.7700Yes2 yearsNo

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