Human Development & Family Studies

2022 Best Human Development & Family Studies Schools in Nebraska

4 Colleges in Nebraska
100 Human Development Degrees Awarded
$30,450 Avg Early-Career Salary
A degree in human development and family studies is more popular than many other degrees. In fact, it ranks #41 out of 368 on popularity of all such degrees in the nation. As a result, there are many college that offer the degree, making your choice of school a hard one.

In 2022, College Factual analyzed 4 schools in order to identify the top ones for its Best Human Development & Family Studies Schools in Nebraska ranking. When you put them all together, these colleges and universities awarded 100 degrees in human development and family studies during the 2019-2020 academic year.

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Choosing a Great Human Development & Family Studies School

Best Human Development & Family Studies Schools in Nebraska Your choice of human development and family studies school matters, so we have put together these rankings to help you make your decision. For our Best Overall Human Development & Family Studies School rankings, we roll up the results of our degree-level rankings, weighted by the number of degrees awarded at that level.

You may want to choose one of the degree levels below to find the schools of most interest to you.

Pick Your Human Development & Family Studies Degree Level

Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Best Human Development & Family Studies Schools in Nebraska ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision. If you'd like to restrict your choices to just one part of the country, you can filter this list by location.

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Best Schools for Human Development & Family Studies in Nebraska

The schools below may not offer all types of human development 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 Human Development

Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
45 Human Development Degrees Awarded

University of Nebraska - Lincoln is a wonderful decision for students interested in a degree in human development and family studies. UNL is a fairly large public university located in the large city of Lincoln. A Best Schools rank of #212 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means UNL is a great university overall.

There were about 45 human development and family studies students who graduated with this degree at UNL in the most recent data year. Degree recipients from the human development and family studies program at University of Nebraska - Lincoln get $8,750 above the average college grad in this field when they enter the workforce.

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Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
$18,493 Median Student Debt

It's hard to beat Southeast Community College Area if you want to pursue a degree in human development and family studies. Located in the large city of Lincoln, Southeast Community College is a public college with a medium-sized student population. This college ranks 14th out of 22 colleges for overall quality in the state of Nebraska.

There were about 9 human development and family studies students who graduated with this degree at Southeast Community College in the most recent year we have data available. Soon after graduation, human development degree recipients typically make around $21,700 at the beginning of their careers.

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Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
4th Most Popular In NE

Every student who is interested in human development and family studies has to check out Metropolitan Community College. MCC is a large public college located in the large city of Omaha. This college ranks 13th out of 22 schools for overall quality in the state of Nebraska.

There were roughly 15 human development and family studies students who graduated with this degree at MCC in the most recent data year.

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#4

Wayne State College

Wayne, NE
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
5th Most Popular In NE

It is hard to beat Wayne State College if you want to pursue a degree in human development and family studies. Located in the distant town of Wayne, WSC is a public college with a small student population. A Best Schools rank of #939 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means WSC is a great college overall.

There were approximately 6 human development and family studies students who graduated with this degree at WSC in the most recent data year.

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Best Human Development & Family Studies Colleges in the Plains States Region

Explore all the Best Human Development & Family Studies Schools in the Plains States Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Minnesota 275 363
Missouri 272 398
Kansas 258 233
Iowa 254 274
North Dakota 200 187
South Dakota 199 80

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One of 7 majors within the Family, Consumer & Human Sciences area of study, Human Development & Family Studies has other similar majors worth exploring.

Human Development Concentrations

Major Annual Graduates
Child Care & Support Services Management 49
General Human Development & Family Studies 45
Child Care Provider/Assistant 6

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Family & Consumer Economics 208
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 162
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).
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