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

2 Colleges
358 Bachelor's Degrees
$27,833 Avg Cost*

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

Best Value Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in WashingtonIn 2018-2019, 358 bachelor's degrees were awarded to family, consumer and human sciences students who went to a Washington college or university. This makes it the #23 most popular major in the state. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 1.5% of all the family, consumer and human sciences bachelor's degrees in the country.

For this year's Best Value Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Washington ranking, we looked at 2 colleges that offer a bachelor's in family, consumer and human sciences. When talking about the 'best value', we do not simply mean those with the lowest price. We are more focused on family, consumer and human sciences schools that offer a high quality education at a price lower that other schools of similar academic excellence.

When calculating average cost, we take tuition, fees, room and board, books and supplies, and other related expenses into account. We then subtract the average financial aid award. The is meant to give you an idea of how much money you'll need to pay out-of-pocket through loans, external scholarships, or other methods. Your cost may be different from the average one, depending on your income and other factors.

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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 Washington

The following schools top our list of the Best Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Colleges for the Money.

Best Value Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Schools in Washington

The #1 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Washington State University. Located in the distant town of Pullman, Wazzu is a public college with a very large student population. Wazzu also made our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Washington list, coming in at #1.

It takes about 4.5 years for the average student at Wazzu to complete their degree, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $29,249. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from Wazzu is $130,451. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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Our rankings recognize Eastern Washington University as the #2 school in this year's rankings. EWU is a fairly large public school located in the town of Cheney. As a testament to the quality of education offered at EWU, the school also landed the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Washington ranking.

It takes about 4.5 years for the average student at EWU to complete their degree, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $26,417. This means that the average student pays around $119,669 to get a bachelor’s degree from EWU. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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

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

State Degrees Awarded
California 3,243
Hawaii 94
Oregon 606
Alaska 6
Nevada 145

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Human Development & Family Studies 268
Textile & Apparel Studies 77
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 10
General Family & Consumer Sciences 3

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Social Sciences 3,485
Psychology 2,377
Communication & Journalism 1,862
Education 1,776
History 478

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 2 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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