The University of Iowa, University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Washington and Vanderbilt University offer some of the top speech pathology programs in the United States, according to U.S. News & World Report. The schools were rated on a scale from one, marginal, to five, great.
The University of Iowa is ranked number one with a rating of 4.6. The University of Wisconsin-Madison ranks number two with a rating of 4.5. The University of Washington and Vanderbilt University are tied for third place with a rating of 4.4. Speech pathology involves evaluating and treating people with communication disorders, swallowing disorders and voice pitch problems.