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Communication Sciences and Disorders, B.Sc.

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  • 48 months
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University rank #401 (ARWU) Saint Louis, MO, United States
Studying Communication Sciences and Disorders course at Saint Louis University will prepare you for a career as a speech-language pathologist or audiologist. Speech-language pathologists help prevent, identify, assess and treat communication and swallowing disorders, while audiologists help prevent, identify, assess and treat hearing disorders.
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Overview

You can apply to this university with the help of INTO, free of charge. If you satisfy the university admission requirements and the minimum English language scores you can choose the option of direct undergraduate admission. They will help you apply to multiple universities at once, take care of the student I-20 Form for US entry, and will not charge you any fees for the university application. 

What to expect from studying this Communication Sciences and Disorders course at Saint Louis University

The program may also be delivered on both Madrid and St Louis campuses for a period of time or the full length of the studies. 

When studying a Communication Sciences program, you will choose to specialize in one the subjects focusing on the human condition: Anthropology, Languages, Cultural Studies, Ethics, Philosophy, Literature, History, Liberal Arts, and more.  

Learn about how culture grows and transforms and the major events that shaped our human society. You will develop creative and critical thinking. 

Become part of the discussion and the force of change that will shape our future and create a medium for discourse, idea exchange and the development of new ideas. By understanding the various aspects that make us human, you learn to bridge the gap and the differences between different cultures, and focus on the things we have in common, instead of our differences. 

Teaching is an important component of Communication Sciences, as once you will develop your knowledge of human culture you are responsible for sharing this knowledge with others, creating awareness and educating. 

If you choose to major in communication sciences and disorders at Saint Louis University, you will observe adults and children with a variety of speech, language and auditory disorders during your undergraduate years. Following the completion of your required courses, you'll also have an opportunity to participate in an elective clinical practicum. Many students also choose to study abroad. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Phonetics
  • Anatomy & Physiology of the Speech Mechanism
  • Foundations of Language
  • Speech Science
  • Hearing Science
  • Cultural-Linguistic Diversity
  • Speech and Language Development
  • Survey of Speech & Language Disorders

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    54

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • All information is provided as a guide and does not guarantee entry. Admissions decisions are at the discretion of the university.

  • Secondary/high school diploma; 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale; Essay. Additional requirements may apply. Exceptions may be made on an individual basis.

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    45960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 45960 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Saint Louis

  • 1015 - 1530 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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