Communication Sciences and Disorders, General

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#1

#1 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Eau Claire, WI

the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

77%

Annual Degrees Awarded

37

SAT Score

1,080–1,280

Est. Net Price *

$15,000

Median Starting Salary

$63,422

#2

#2 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

Baylor University
Waco, TX

In general, Baylor University is a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

46%

Annual Degrees Awarded

262

SAT Score

1,270–1,440

Est. Net Price *

$45,988

Median Starting Salary

$61,267

#3

#3 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

Utah State University
Logan, UT

Utah State University is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

94%

Annual Degrees Awarded

37

SAT Score

1,050–1,290

Est. Net Price *

$14,577

Median Starting Salary

$57,272

#4

#4 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

State University of New York at New Paltz
New Paltz, NY

State University of New York at New Paltz is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

58%

Annual Degrees Awarded

31

SAT Score

1,180–1,340

Est. Net Price *

$19,592

Median Starting Salary

$57,976

#5

#5 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX

Overall, The University of Texas at Austin is a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

31%

Annual Degrees Awarded

29

SAT Score

1,240–1,490

Est. Net Price *

$17,434

Median Starting Salary

$55,672

#6

#6 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

California State University-Fresno
Fresno, CA

California State University-Fresno is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

95%

Annual Degrees Awarded

42

SAT Score

890–1,100

Est. Net Price *

$7,507

Median Starting Salary

$56,457

#7

#7 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

University of Georgia
Athens, GA

the University of Georgia is known for being a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

43%

Annual Degrees Awarded

26

SAT Score

1,250–1,430

Est. Net Price *

$17,180

Median Starting Salary

$58,495

#8

#8 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

California State University-Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA

California State University-Los Angeles is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

87%

Annual Degrees Awarded

19

SAT Score

870–1,060

Est. Net Price *

$5,801

Median Starting Salary

$55,988

#9

#9 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

Truman State University
Kirksville, MO

Truman State University is a highly selective school. The institution receives roughly 4,900 applications...

Acceptance Rate

45%

Annual Degrees Awarded

18

SAT Score

1,140–1,340

Est. Net Price *

$13,993

Median Starting Salary

$60,922

#10

#10 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

California State University-Fullerton
Fullerton, CA

California State University-Fullerton is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

67%

Annual Degrees Awarded

24

SAT Score

1,000–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$7,925

Median Starting Salary

$55,709

#11

#11 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

Elmhurst University
Elmhurst, IL

Elmhurst University is a somewhat selective school. The school receives about 5,730 applications annually.

Acceptance Rate

76%

Annual Degrees Awarded

19

SAT Score

1,000–1,250

Est. Net Price *

$24,108

Median Starting Salary

$59,776

#12

#12 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

California State University-Sacramento
Sacramento, CA

California State University-Sacramento is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

93%

Annual Degrees Awarded

31

SAT Score

930–1,140

Est. Net Price *

$11,596

Median Starting Salary

$56,526

#13

#13 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

University of Colorado Boulder
Boulder, CO

the University of Colorado Boulder is a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

81%

Annual Degrees Awarded

33

SAT Score

1,190–1,410

Est. Net Price *

$21,836

Median Starting Salary

$59,382

#14

#14 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

University of Oregon
Eugene, OR

the University of Oregon is a non selective school. The institution receives roughly 37,200 applications...

Acceptance Rate

86%

Annual Degrees Awarded

32

SAT Score

1,160–1,370

Est. Net Price *

$22,077

Median Starting Salary

$57,735

#15

#15 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

University of Houston
Houston, TX

Overall, the University of Houston is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

66%

Annual Degrees Awarded

32

SAT Score

1,160–1,340

Est. Net Price *

$14,056

Median Starting Salary

$54,346

#16

#16 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Stevens Point, WI

In general, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

89%

Annual Degrees Awarded

28

SAT Score

1,010–1,210

Est. Net Price *

$13,702

Median Starting Salary

$61,760

#17

#17 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Kingsville, TX

Texas A&M University-Kingsville is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

97%

Annual Degrees Awarded

29

SAT Score

970–1,210

Est. Net Price *

$11,347

Median Starting Salary

$55,217

#18

#18 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

California State University-Northridge
Northridge, CA

California State University-Northridge is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

91%

Annual Degrees Awarded

56

SAT Score

900–1,110

Est. Net Price *

$8,936

Median Starting Salary

$55,727

#19

#19 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

Minot State University
Minot, ND

In general, Minot State University is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

93%

Annual Degrees Awarded

23

SAT Score

940–1,120

Est. Net Price *

$12,360

Median Starting Salary

$61,046

#20

#20 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

University of the Pacific
Stockton, CA

In general, the University of the Pacific is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

93%

Annual Degrees Awarded

30

SAT Score

1,150–1,440

Est. Net Price *

$28,164

Median Starting Salary

$56,470

#21

#21 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ

the University of Arizona is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

87%

Annual Degrees Awarded

34

SAT Score

1,110–1,360

Est. Net Price *

$17,075

Median Starting Salary

$56,570

#22

#22 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

Southeast Missouri State University
Cape Girardeau, MO

Southeast Missouri State University is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

86%

Annual Degrees Awarded

21

SAT Score

940–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$14,519

Median Starting Salary

$58,561

#23

#23 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

Our Lady of the Lake University
San Antonio, TX

Our Lady of the Lake University is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

66%

Annual Degrees Awarded

22

SAT Score

880–1,100

Est. Net Price *

$19,100

Median Starting Salary

$58,013

#24

#24 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

Minnesota State University-Mankato
Mankato, MN

Minnesota State University-Mankato is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

71%

Annual Degrees Awarded

31

SAT Score

970–1,140

Est. Net Price *

$16,809

Median Starting Salary

$62,516

#25

#25 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

University of Nebraska at Kearney
Kearney, NE

the University of Nebraska at Kearney is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

86%

Annual Degrees Awarded

22

SAT Score

1,010–1,210

Est. Net Price *

$16,564

Median Starting Salary

$61,067

#26

#26 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

Saint Louis University
Saint Louis, MO

Saint Louis University is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

85%

Annual Degrees Awarded

37

SAT Score

1,240–1,400

Est. Net Price *

$29,651

Median Starting Salary

$61,147

#27

#27 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

Georgia Southern University
Statesboro, GA

Georgia Southern University is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

89%

Annual Degrees Awarded

16

SAT Score

980–1,150

Est. Net Price *

$15,352

Median Starting Salary

$58,900

#28

#28 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

University of Vermont
Burlington, VT

the University of Vermont is a fairly selective school. Around 30,000 applications are received by the...

Acceptance Rate

60%

Annual Degrees Awarded

19

SAT Score

1,280–1,430

Est. Net Price *

$21,849

Median Starting Salary

$63,729

#29

#29 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

Bowling Green State University-Main Campus
Bowling Green, OH

Bowling Green State University-Main Campus is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

79%

Annual Degrees Awarded

27

SAT Score

1,030–1,210

Est. Net Price *

$20,485

Median Starting Salary

$62,671

#30

#30 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

Northern Illinois University
Dekalb, IL

Northern Illinois University is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

71%

Annual Degrees Awarded

20

SAT Score

960–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$13,884

Median Starting Salary

$57,219

#31

#31 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

William Paterson University of New Jersey
Wayne, NJ

Generally, William Paterson University of New Jersey is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

92%

Annual Degrees Awarded

40

SAT Score

990–1,350

Est. Net Price *

$12,967

Median Starting Salary

$58,874

#32

#32 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

University of South Dakota
Vermillion, SD

Overall, the University of South Dakota is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

99%

Annual Degrees Awarded

19

SAT Score

1,010–1,220

Est. Net Price *

$18,378

Median Starting Salary

$62,022

#33

#33 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

San Francisco State University
San Francisco, CA

San Francisco State University is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

94%

Annual Degrees Awarded

37

SAT Score

930–1,140

Est. Net Price *

$13,267

Median Starting Salary

$56,151

#34

#34 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

University of Minnesota Duluth
Duluth, MN

the University of Minnesota Duluth is a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

81%

Annual Degrees Awarded

24

SAT Score

1,110–1,320

Est. Net Price *

$18,031

Median Starting Salary

$63,118

#35

#35 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Edinburg, TX

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

88%

Annual Degrees Awarded

25

SAT Score

890–1,110

Est. Net Price *

$8,105

Median Starting Salary

$55,693

#36

#36 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

Western Carolina University
Cullowhee, NC

Western Carolina University is a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

85%

Annual Degrees Awarded

27

SAT Score

1,020–1,240

Est. Net Price *

$13,022

Median Starting Salary

$58,784

#37

#37 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

University of Maine
Orono, ME

the University of Maine is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

94%

Annual Degrees Awarded

19

SAT Score

1,080–1,340

Est. Net Price *

$17,617

Median Starting Salary

$60,680

#38

#38 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

Texas State University
San Marcos, TX

Texas State University is a non selective school. They receive about 28,900 applications every admission...

Acceptance Rate

88%

Annual Degrees Awarded

33

SAT Score

990–1,190

Est. Net Price *

$14,120

Median Starting Salary

$58,143

#39

#39 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

Wayne State University
Detroit, MI

In general, Wayne State University is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

75%

Annual Degrees Awarded

39

SAT Score

1,050–1,270

Est. Net Price *

$15,347

Median Starting Salary

$55,426

#40

#40 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

University of Wisconsin-River Falls
River Falls, WI

Generally, the University of Wisconsin-River Falls is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

84%

Annual Degrees Awarded

19

SAT Score

970–1,210

Est. Net Price *

$13,427

Median Starting Salary

$62,790

#41

#41 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

Wichita State University
Wichita, KS

Generally, Wichita State University is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

95%

Annual Degrees Awarded

29

SAT Score

1,010–1,250

Est. Net Price *

$13,553

Median Starting Salary

$57,550

#42

#42 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Whitewater, WI

Overall, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

82%

Annual Degrees Awarded

19

SAT Score

970–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$13,322

Median Starting Salary

$62,644

#43

#43 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

Pace University
New York, NY

Pace University is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

83%

Annual Degrees Awarded

17

SAT Score

1,140–1,310

Est. Net Price *

$33,363

Median Starting Salary

$59,610

#44

#44 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

Eastern Illinois University
Charleston, IL

Eastern Illinois University is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

68%

Annual Degrees Awarded

31

SAT Score

900–1,120

Est. Net Price *

$13,380

Median Starting Salary

$59,329

#45

#45 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

Western Illinois University
Macomb, IL

Overall, Western Illinois University is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

75%

Annual Degrees Awarded

15

SAT Score

910–1,120

Est. Net Price *

$11,213

Median Starting Salary

$58,833

#46

#46 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

California State University-East Bay
Hayward, CA

California State University-East Bay is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

96%

Annual Degrees Awarded

32

SAT Score

830–1,050

Est. Net Price *

$11,464

Median Starting Salary

$55,877

#47

#47 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

Saint Cloud State University
Saint Cloud, MN

Saint Cloud State University is a non selective school. They receive about 4,800 applications each year.

Acceptance Rate

95%

Annual Degrees Awarded

19

SAT Score

980–1,190

Est. Net Price *

$14,065

Median Starting Salary

$60,010

#48

#48 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

University of North Dakota
Grand Forks, ND

the University of North Dakota is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

83%

Annual Degrees Awarded

19

SAT Score

1,050–1,250

Est. Net Price *

$17,359

Median Starting Salary

$62,654

#49

#49 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

West Texas A & M University
Canyon, TX

West Texas A & M University is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

92%

Annual Degrees Awarded

17

SAT Score

960–1,150

Est. Net Price *

$17,001

Median Starting Salary

$58,468

#50

#50 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
Carbondale, IL

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

92%

Annual Degrees Awarded

25

SAT Score

930–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$16,990

Median Starting Salary

$57,032

#51

#51 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

The University of Texas at Dallas
Richardson, TX

Overall, The University of Texas at Dallas is a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

85%

Annual Degrees Awarded

107

SAT Score

1,180–1,430

Est. Net Price *

$13,555

Median Starting Salary

$53,484

#52

#52 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

Chapman University
Orange, CA

Chapman University is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

73%

Annual Degrees Awarded

42

SAT Score

1,220–1,400

Est. Net Price *

$45,033

Median Starting Salary

$61,999

#53

#53 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

University of Minnesota Twin Cities
Minneapolis, MN

Generally, the University of Minnesota Twin Cities is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

75%

Annual Degrees Awarded

40

SAT Score

1,290–1,450

Est. Net Price *

$16,018

Median Starting Salary

$60,118

#54

#54 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

MGH Institute of Health Professions
Boston, MA

Acceptance Rate

--

Annual Degrees Awarded

61

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$0

Median Starting Salary

$56,898

#55

#55 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

North Carolina Central University
Durham, NC

North Carolina Central University is a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

84%

Annual Degrees Awarded

40

SAT Score

840–1,140

Est. Net Price *

$13,708

Median Starting Salary

$57,750

#56

#56 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

SUNY Cortland
Cortland, NY

In general, SUNY Cortland is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

60%

Annual Degrees Awarded

16

SAT Score

1,100–1,250

Est. Net Price *

$18,304

Median Starting Salary

$64,177

#57

#57 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

Montclair State University
Montclair, NJ

Generally, Montclair State University is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

91%

Annual Degrees Awarded

40

SAT Score

950–1,200

Est. Net Price *

$13,742

Median Starting Salary

$58,428

#58

#58 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA

Georgia State University is a fairly selective school. The institution receives approximately 26,000...

Acceptance Rate

67%

Annual Degrees Awarded

38

SAT Score

1,020–1,250

Est. Net Price *

$17,589

Median Starting Salary

$54,856

#59

#59 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

University of Hawaii at Manoa
Honolulu, HI

the University of Hawaii at Manoa is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

73%

Annual Degrees Awarded

11

SAT Score

990–1,210

Est. Net Price *

$13,639

Median Starting Salary

$56,789

#60

#60 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

Jackson State University
Jackson, MS

Jackson State University is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

89%

Annual Degrees Awarded

23

SAT Score

900–1,090

Est. Net Price *

$15,292

Median Starting Salary

$55,848

#61

#61 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Lubbock, TX

Acceptance Rate

30%

Annual Degrees Awarded

39

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$0

Median Starting Salary

$59,148

#62

#62 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

Pennsylvania Western University
California, PA

Pennsylvania Western University is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

94%

Annual Degrees Awarded

20

SAT Score

950–1,160

Est. Net Price *

$18,527

Median Starting Salary

$0

#63

#63 Best College for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General in the U.S.

Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus
University Park, PA

Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

55%

Annual Degrees Awarded

19

SAT Score

1,220–1,400

Est. Net Price *

$26,747

Median Starting Salary

$58,035

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About Communication Sciences and Disorders, General

A program that focuses on the application of biomedical, psychological, and physical principles to the study of the scientific bases, development, and treatment of speech, language, hearing, and cognitive communication problems caused by disease, injury, or disability. Includes instruction in language science, hearing science, speech and voice science, biology of communication, behavioral linguistics, psychology, and applications to the development of diagnostic and rehabilitative strategies and technologies.

While Communication Sciences and Disorders, General offers degrees up to the Masters degree, the majority of students study towards a Bachelors degree. Students major in Communication Sciences and Disorders, General all over the country, though the major at the Masters degree level has the most graduates in Texas. The average annual income for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders, General is $38,300.

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Some top careers related to Communication Sciences and Disorders, General, include Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary and Audiologists, both of which have lots of job openings. Yet there are jobs that pay more, like Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary. the most available position for Communication Sciences and Disorders, General majors is Speech-Language Pathologists.

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Student Demographics

Total Students
2,088
Female Students
2,007 (96%)
Male Students
81 (3%)

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