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

5 Colleges
1,091 Bachelor's Degrees
$27,828 Avg Cost*

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

Best Value Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in OhioFamily, Consumer & Human Sciences is the #16 most popular major in Ohio with 1,091 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that of the 24,420 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 4.5% were from a college or university in the state.

For this year's Best Value Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Ohio ranking, we looked at 5 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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2021 Best Value Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Schools in Ohio

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 Ohio

Our rankings recognize Ohio University - Main Campus as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Located in the distant town of Athens, Ohio U is a public school with a very large student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at Ohio U, the school also landed the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Ohio ranking.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at Ohio U is 4.4 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $30,780. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the Ohio U is $133,893. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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Ohio State University - Main Campus earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. Ohio State is a very large public school located in the city of Columbus. Ohio State also made our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Ohio list, coming in at #1.

It takes about 4.3 years for the average student at Ohio State to complete their degree, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $34,273. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from Ohio State is $148,402. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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University of Akron Main Campus landed the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value family, consumer and human sciences schools. University of Akron Main Campus is a fairly large public school located in the medium-sized city of Akron. University of Akron Main Campus also took the #3 spot in our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Ohio rankings.

It takes the average student at University of Akron Main Campus about 4.7 years to graduate, and it costs about $24,666 per year to attend the school. This means that the average student pays around $115,437 to get a bachelor’s degree from University of Akron Main Campus. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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Bowling Green State University - Main Campus comes in at #4 in this year's ranking. Located in the town of Bowling Green, BGSU is a public school with a fairly large student population. BGSU also made our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Ohio list, coming in at #6.

The average student at BGSU graduates in less than 4.4 years, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $23,327. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from BGSU is about $101,706. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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The #5 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Kent State University at Kent. Located in the suburb of Kent, Kent State is a public school with a fairly large student population. Kent State not only placed well in our value rankings. It is also #4 on our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Ohio list.

It takes about 4.4 years for the average student at Kent State to complete their degree, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $26,092. This means that the average student pays around $115,848 to get a bachelor’s degree from Kent State. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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Best Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Colleges in the Great Lakes Region

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State Degrees Awarded
Michigan 706
Illinois 593
Indiana 362
Wisconsin 338

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Human Development & Family Studies 636
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 171
Textile & Apparel Studies 150
Family & Consumer Economics 83
Housing 36

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Social Sciences 4,508
Education 4,322
Communication & Journalism 3,878
Psychology 3,520
History 814

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 5 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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