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

4 Colleges
392 Bachelor's Degrees
$23,410 Avg Cost*

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

Best Value Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in ArkansasFamily, Consumer & Human Sciences is the #15 most popular major in Arkansas with 392 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that 1.6% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state.

This year's Best Value Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Arkansas ranking analyzed 4 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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When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Best Value Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Schools list to help you make the college decision.

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

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 Arkansas

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. UAPB is a small public school located in the small city of Pine Bluff. UAPB also took the #4 spot in our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Arkansas rankings.

At UAPB, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.8 years, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $16,262. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from UAPB is about $77,732. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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Our rankings recognize University of Central Arkansas as the #2 school in this year's rankings. University of Central Arkansas is a large public school located in the small city of Conway. In addition to being on our best value list, University of Central Arkansas has also earned the #3 rank in our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Arkansas ranking.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at University of Central Arkansas is 4.6 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $20,800. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from University of Central Arkansas is $94,848. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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John Brown University

Siloam Springs, AR

Our rankings recognize John Brown University as the #3 school in this year's rankings. Located in the town of Siloam Springs, JBU is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population. JBU did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #2 on our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Arkansas list.

The average student at JBU graduates in less than 4.2 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $24,386. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from JBU is about $101,202. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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University of Arkansas

Fayetteville, AR

University of Arkansas comes in at #4 in this year's ranking. UARK is a fairly large public school located in the city of Fayetteville. UARK did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #1 on our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Arkansas list.

It takes the average student at UARK about 4.3 years to graduate, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $32,192. Putting this cost and the average time to graduate together, we find that the average amount you’ll pay to get a bachelor’s degree from UARK is $139,069. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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Best Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Colleges in the Southeast Region

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

State Degrees Awarded
Mississippi 196
Florida 588
Virginia 870
Georgia 716
North Carolina 756
Alabama 887
Tennessee 437
West Virginia 202
South Carolina 154
Louisiana 411
Kentucky 333

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 126
General Family & Consumer Sciences 107
Human Development & Family Studies 84
Textile & Apparel Studies 75

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Majors Similar to Family, Consumer & Human Sciences

Related Major Annual Graduates
Education 1,199
Psychology 855
Social Sciences 838
Communication & Journalism 797
History 276

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 4 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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