For Immediate Release
Date: Oct. 28, 2019
Contact: Tom McGuire, Director of Communications
Bloomsburg University Communication Sciences and Disorders program is ranked third in the state
BLOOMSBURG—The Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders is ranked third in the state of Pennsylvania by Zippia, a job-/career-seeking website. In 2018, Bloomsburg University was ranked fourth in the state by Zippia.
Zippia’s rankings take into account data on the quality of the communication disorders sciences program and how students perform after college, among other criteria, when determining the ranking. This is the third year the website has ranked programs.
The website looked at the following data from the NCES (National Center for Education Statistics) and College Scorecard data from ED.gov to gauge which Communication Disorders Sciences departments offer the best career opportunities using the criteria below:
- Mean earnings after 6 years
- Mean earnings after 10 years
- Ratio of people working to not working after 10 years
Communication Disorders Sciences Emphasis
- Percentage of graduating class that are communication disorders sciences majors (larger the better)
- School performance
- Admissions rate (more selective the better)
- Graduation rate
- Average cost Of attendance (lower is better)
- Median amount of debt
For more information on the program, visit www.bloomu.edu/csd
Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 8,700 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in five distinct colleges: College of Education, Zeigler College of Business, College of Liberal Arts, College of Science and Technology, and new Honors College.