ASLCollege

College Admissions and Graduation Policies
Regarding American Sign Language

A project by Jason E. Zinza, PhD

Washington

Institution Name
Survey Date
Contact Telephone Number
ASL Study Satisfies Admissions Requirements
Number of Years of ASL Study
ASL Satisfies Graduation Requirements
Notes
Antioch University - Seattle7/14/2016206.268.4202No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Argosy University - Seattle9/21/2016206.283.4500No language pre-requisiteN/AYesNo language requirement for graduation
Bastyr University7/14/2016425.602.3000No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Bellevue College7/14/2016425.564.1000No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Brandman University - Bangor10/13/2016360.779.2040No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Brandman University - Bremerton10/13/2016360.779.2040No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Brandman University - Fort Lewis10/13/2016253.964.2509No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Brandman University - Lacey10/13/2016360.493.6392No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Brandman University - McChord AFB10/13/2016253.584.5448No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Brandman University - Whidbey Island10/13/2016360.679.2515No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Central Washington University7/14/2016509.963.1211Yes2 yearsYes
City University - Seattle7/14/2016206.239.5400No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Columbia Basin College7/14/2016509.547.0511No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Columbia College - Whidbey Island7/14/2016360.279.9030No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Cornish College of the Arts7/14/2016800.726.ARTSNo language pre-requisiteN/AYes
DigiPen Institute of Technology7/14/2016425.558.0299No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Eastern Washington University7/14/2016509.359.6200Yes2 yearsYes
Evergreen State College7/14/2016360.867.6000Yes2 yearsYes
Faith Evangelical Seminary7/14/2016888.777.7675No language pre-requisiteN/ANoMust take Greek
Gonzaga University7/14/2016509.313.6572Yes3 yearsDepends on major / minorCheck major requirements.
Heritage University7/13/2016509.865.8500No language pre-requisiteN/ANoMust demonstrate proficiency in a Native American language or take one semester on campus.
International Academy of Design and Technology - Seattle [see Sanford-Brown College of Washington]7/14/2016N/AN/AN/AN/A
ITT Technical Institute - North Seattle [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
ITT Technical Institute - Spokane [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
ITT Technical Institute - Tukwila [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Lake Washington Institute of Technology7/14/2016425.739.8104No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Northwest College of Art and Design7/14/2016360.779.9993No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Northwest Indian College7/14/2016360.676.2772No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Northwest University7/14/2016800.669.3781Yes2 yearsYes
Olympic College7/14/2016360.792.6050No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Pacific Lutheran University7/14/2016253.535.7411Yes2 yearsYes
Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences [no longer offers undergraduate degrees]7/14/2016509.452.5100N/AN/AN/A
Peninsula College7/14/2016360.452.9277No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Saint Martin’s University7/14/2016360.491.4700NoN/ANo
Sanford-Brown College of Washington [closing in 2017]7/14/2016206.830.6300N/AN/AN/A
Seattle College - Seattle7/14/2016206.934.3800No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Seattle College - South Seattle7/14/2016206.934.5300No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Seattle Institute of Oriental Medicine [does not offer undergraduate degrees]7/14/2016206.517.4541N/AN/AN/A
Seattle Pacific University7/14/2016206.281.2021Yes3 yearsYes
Seattle University7/14/2016206.296.6000Yes3 yearsYes
The Art Institute of Seattle7/14/2016206.448.6600No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Trinity Lutheran College [closed in 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/A
University of Phoenix - Tukwila10/18/2016425.572.1600No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
University of Puget Sound7/14/2016253.879.3211Yes2 yearsNoMust take 1-2 semesters of a language offered on campus. Can transfer college ASL credits from another institution to fulfill requirement.
University of Washington - Bothell7/14/2016425.352.5000Yes2 yearsYes
University of Washington - Seattle7/14/2016206.543.9686Yes2 yearsYes
University of Washington - Tacoma7/14/2016253.692.4000Yes2 yearsYes
Walla Walla University7/14/2016800.541.8900NoN/ANo
Washington State University - Pullman7/14/2016888.468.6978Yes2 yearsYes
Washington State University - Pullman (Everett Branch)7/14/2016888.468.6978Yes2 yearsYes
Washington State University - Pullman (Spokane Branch)7/14/2016888.468.6978Yes2 yearsYes
Washington State University - Pullman (Tri-Cities Branch)7/14/2016888.468.6978Yes2 yearsYes
Washington State University - Pullman (Vancouver Branch)7/14/2016888.468.6978Yes2 yearsYes
Western Governor's University - Washington12/13/2016877.214.7004No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Western Washington University7/14/2016360.650.3000Yes2 yearsYes
Whitman College7/14/2016509.527.5176Yes1 yearYes
Whitworth College7/14/2016509.777.4786Yes1 yearNoMust take 1 year of a spoken language

Understanding the Policies

Institutions may require 1, 2, 3, or 4 years of ASL study at the high school level to satisfy the foreign / world language admissions requirements.