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

1 College
434 Bachelor's Degrees
$28,695 Avg Cost*

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

Best Value Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in New JerseyWith 434 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, family, consumer and human sciences is the #21 most popular major in New Jersey. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 1.8% of all the family, consumer and human sciences bachelor's degrees in the country.

Note that the phrase 'best value' does not mean the absolute lowest-priced. For this ranking, we are identifying those family, consumer and human sciences schools that provide their students with a hiqh quality education at a price that is lower than other colleges and universities of the same caliber.

Average cost figures start with estimating tuition, fees, room and board, books, and other related expenses. We then subtract the average amount of financial aid that a student receives. You can use this as a gauge to estimate how much you may need to pay out of pocket to cover costs when financial aid isn't enough. Keep in mind that the net cost for you may be higher or lower, depending on your income and other factors.

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2021 Best Value Family, Consumer & Human Sciences School in New Jersey

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

Best Value Family, Consumer & Human Sciences School

#1

Montclair State University

Montclair, NJ

Montclair State University earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Montclair State is a fairly large public school located in the suburb of Montclair. Montclair State did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #1 on our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in New Jersey list.

The average student at Montclair State graduates in less than 4.4 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $28,695. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from Montclair State is $125,971. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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Best Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region

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

State Degrees Awarded
Pennsylvania 485
New York 774
Maryland 331
Delaware 115
District of Columbia 30

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Human Development & Family Studies 270
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 145
General Family & Consumer Sciences 19

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Psychology 3,442
Social Sciences 2,939
Communication & Journalism 2,116
Education 1,301
History 740

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Notes and References

*These values are for the top school 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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