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2021 Best Value Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Oregon

3 Colleges
606 Bachelor's Degrees
$28,298 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Family, Consumer & Human Sciences School for You

Best Value Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in OregonFamily, Consumer & Human Sciences is the #14 most popular major in Oregon with 606 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that of the 24,420 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 2.5% were from a college or university in the state.

This year's Best Value Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Oregon ranking analyzed 3 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in family, consumer and human sciences. To us, 'best value' doesn't just mean the school with the lowest overall costs. Instead, we are looking at those family, consumer and human sciences schools that offer a high quality educational experience at a price lower than expected.

To determine the average cost, we look at total expenses - such as tuition, fees, room and board, books, and other related expenses - and then subtract the average financial award a student receives. Knowing this amount can help you determine how much you may have to borrow in loans or take out of savings. Depending on your income and other factors, the cost for you to attend a particular school may be more or less.

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Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Best Value Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Schools ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

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2021 Best Value Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Schools in Oregon

The colleges and universities below are the best for the money for family, consumer and human sciences majors.

Best Value Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Schools in Oregon

#1

Warner Pacific College

Portland, OR

The #1 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Warner Pacific College. Located in the large city of Portland, Warner Pacific is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population. Warner Pacific did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #2 on our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Oregon list.

It takes about 4.3 years for the average student at Warner Pacific to complete their degree, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $19,585. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the Warner Pacific is $84,216. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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#2

Oregon State University

Corvallis, OR

Oregon State University earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the city of Corvallis, Oregon State is a public school with a fairly large student population. Oregon State also made our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Oregon list, coming in at #1.

At Oregon State, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.5 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $35,361. This means that the average student pays around $160,539 to get a bachelor’s degree from Oregon State. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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Our rankings recognize Portland State University as the #3 school in this year's rankings. Portland State University is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Portland. Portland State University not only placed well in our value rankings. It is also #3 on our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Oregon list.

It takes the average student at Portland State University about 4.7 years to graduate, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $29,948. This means that the average student pays around $141,654 to get a bachelor’s degree from Portland State University. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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Best Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Colleges in the Far Western US Region

Explore all the Best Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Colleges in the Far Western US Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
California 3,243
Washington 358
Hawaii 94
Alaska 6
Nevada 145

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Human Development & Family Studies 469
Human Sciences Business Services 79
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 37
Textile & Apparel Studies 21

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Majors Similar to Family, Consumer & Human Sciences

Related Major Annual Graduates
Social Sciences 2,804
Psychology 1,466
Communication & Journalism 1,312
Education 782
History 341

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 3 schools only.

  • 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).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to National Cancer Institute.

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