Family, Consumer & Human Sciences at Northern Illinois University

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences at Northern Illinois University

We've gathered data and other essential information about the program, such as the ethnicity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more. We've also included details on how NIU ranks compared to other colleges offering a major in family, consumer and human sciences.

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Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Degrees Available at NIU

NIU Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Rankings

The bachelor's program at NIU was ranked #133 on College Factual's Best Schools for family, consumer and human sciences list. It is also ranked #6 in Illinois.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 14
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 15
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 57
Most Popular Master’s Degree Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 63
Best Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Master’s Degree Schools 79
Most Focused Master’s Degree Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 80
Best Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools 90
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 113

Popularity of Family, Consumer & Human Sciences at NIU

During the 2019-2020 academic year, Northern Illinois University handed out 120 bachelor's degrees in family, consumer and human sciences. Due to this, the school was ranked #63 in popularity out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 10% over the previous year when 134 degrees were handed out.

In 2020, 15 students received their master’s degree in family, consumer and human sciences from NIU. This makes it the #74 most popular school for family, consumer and human sciences master’s degree candidates in the country.

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Student Diversity at NIU

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the family, consumer and human sciences majors at Northern Illinois University.

NIU Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Bachelor’s Program

The family, consumer and human sciences program at NIU awarded 120 bachelor's degrees in 2019-2020. About 8% of these degrees went to men with the other 92% going to women.

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The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Northern Illinois University with a bachelor's in family, consumer and human sciences.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 41
Hispanic or Latino 19
White 49
Non-Resident Aliens 1
Other Races 9

NIU Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Master’s Program

All of the 17 students who graduated with a Master’s in family, consumer and human sciences from NIU in 2020 were women.

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The majority of the students with this major are white. About 65% of 2020 graduates were in this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Northern Illinois University with a master's in family, consumer and human sciences.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 5
White 11
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 0

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Majors

Family, Consumer and Human Sciences students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas. Individual majors may not be available for all degree levels.

Major Annual Graduates
Human Development & Family Studies 124
Textile & Apparel Studies 13

Related Major Annual Graduates
Education 515
Social Sciences 226
Psychology 217
Communication & Journalism 200
History 47

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