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

2 Colleges
333 Bachelor's Degrees
$29,870 Avg Cost*

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

Best Value Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in KentuckyWith 333 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, family, consumer and human sciences is the #20 most popular major in Kentucky. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 1.4% 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 Kentucky 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 Kentucky

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 Kentucky

#1

University of Kentucky

Lexington, KY

University of Kentucky earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. UK is a fairly large public school located in the city of Lexington. In addition to being on our best value list, UK has also earned the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Kentucky ranking.

It takes the average student at UK about 4.4 years to graduate, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $35,436. 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 UK is $155,210. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at Eastern is 4.5 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $24,304. This means that the average student pays around $109,125 to get a bachelor’s degree from Eastern. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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

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

State Degrees Awarded
Mississippi 196
Florida 588
Virginia 870
Georgia 716
West Virginia 202
Tennessee 437
North Carolina 756
South Carolina 154
Alabama 887
Louisiana 411
Arkansas 392

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 100
Human Development & Family Studies 99
Textile & Apparel Studies 97
General Family & Consumer Sciences 37

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Education 1,884
Communication & Journalism 1,576
Psychology 1,407
Social Sciences 1,238
History 346

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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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