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2022 Best Family & Consumer Economics Schools in Nebraska

2 Colleges in Nebraska
208 Consumer Economics Degrees Awarded
$30,600 Avg Early-Career Salary
Family & Consumer Economics is about average in terms of popularity for degree programs. That is, it ranks #202 out of the 368 majors across the country that we analyze each year. So, you may have to do some digging around to find quality schools that offer the degree program. This list can help with that.

For its 2022 ranking, College Factual looked at 2 schools in Nebraska to determine which ones were the best for family and consumer economics students pursuing a degree. When you put them all together, these colleges and universities awarded 208 degrees in family and consumer economics during the 2019-2020 academic year.

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Pick Your Family & Consumer Economics Degree Level

The consumer economics school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Best Family & Consumer Economics Schools in Nebraska. More interested in schools in a specific area of the country? Filter this list by region or state.

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Best Schools for Family & Consumer Economics in Nebraska

The schools below may not offer all types of consumer economics degrees so you may want to filter by degree level first. However, they are great for the degree levels they do offer.

Top Nebraska Schools in Consumer Economics

Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
163 Consumer Economics Degrees Awarded

University of Nebraska - Lincoln is one of the best schools in the United States for getting a degree in family and consumer economics. UNL is a very large public university located in the city of Lincoln.

After graduation, consumer economics degree recipients usually earn about $31,800 at the beginning of their careers.

More information about a degree in family and consumer economics from University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
45 Consumer Economics Degrees Awarded

University of Nebraska at Kearney is one of the finest schools in the United States for getting a degree in family and consumer economics. UNK is a moderately-sized public university located in the town of Kearney.

After graduating, consumer economics degree recipients typically make about $29,400 in the first five years of their career.

More information about a degree in family and consumer economics from University of Nebraska at Kearney

Best Family & Consumer Economics Colleges in the Plains States Region

Explore all the Best Family & Consumer Economics Schools in the Plains States Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Minnesota 275 96
Missouri 272 79
Iowa 254 8
South Dakota 199 28

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Family & Consumer Economics is one of 7 different types of Family, Consumer & Human Sciences programs to choose from.

Consumer Economics Concentrations

Major Annual Graduates
Other Family & Consumer Economics & Related Services 208

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 162
Human Development & Family Studies 100
Textile & Apparel Studies 35
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences (Other) 14
General Family & Consumer Sciences 6

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Notes and References

  • The bars on the spread charts above show the distribution of the schools on this list +/- one standard deviation from the mean.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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