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

6 Colleges
411 Bachelor's Degrees
$22,198 Avg Cost*

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

Best Value Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in LouisianaIn 2018-2019, 411 bachelor's degrees were awarded to family, consumer and human sciences students who went to a Louisiana college or university. This makes it the #16 most popular major in the state. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 1.7% of all the family, consumer and human sciences bachelor's degrees in the country.

This year's Best Value Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Louisiana ranking analyzed 6 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree 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 Louisiana

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 Louisiana

#1

Nicholls State University

Thibodaux, LA

Our rankings recognize Nicholls State University as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of Thibodaux, Nicholls State University is a public college with a moderately-sized student population. Nicholls State University also took the #2 spot in our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Louisiana rankings.

The average student at Nicholls State University graduates in less than 4.6 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $17,451. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from Nicholls State University is about $80,100. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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Northwestern State University of Louisiana landed the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value family, consumer and human sciences schools. Located in the town of Natchitoches, NSU is a public school with a fairly large student population. In addition to being on our best value list, NSU has also earned the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Louisiana ranking.

It takes about 4.4 years for the average student at NSU to complete their degree, and it costs about $23,742 per year to attend the school. 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 NSU is $104,940. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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The #3 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Louisiana Tech University. Louisiana Tech is a large public school located in the town of Ruston. Louisiana Tech did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #4 on our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Louisiana list.

The average student at Louisiana Tech graduates in less than 4.4 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $18,308. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from Louisiana Tech is $80,372. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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Southeastern Louisiana University earned the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the city of Hammond, Southeastern is a public college with a large student population. Southeastern not only placed well in our value rankings. It is also #3 on our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Louisiana list.

At Southeastern, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.7 years, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $23,921. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from Southeastern be around $112,429. 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 Southern University and A & M College. Southern University and A & M College is a moderately-sized public school located in the midsize city of Baton Rouge. Southern University and A & M College also took the #6 spot in our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Louisiana rankings.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at Southern University and A & M College is 5.0 years, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $22,245. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from Southern University and A & M College be around $111,225. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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University of Louisiana at Lafayette comes in at #6 in this year's ranking. Located in the city of Lafayette, UL Lafayette is a public college with a large student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at UL Lafayette, the school also landed the #5 rank in our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Louisiana ranking.

It takes the average student at UL Lafayette about 4.8 years to graduate, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $27,522. This means that the average student pays around $130,730 to get a bachelor’s degree from UL Lafayette. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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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
Kentucky 333
Arkansas 392

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Human Development & Family Studies 222
General Family & Consumer Sciences 133
Textile & Apparel Studies 56

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Education 1,415
Psychology 1,313
Social Sciences 1,271
Communication & Journalism 894
History 318

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 6 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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