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

1 College
196 Bachelor's Degrees
$18,769 Avg Cost*

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

Best Value Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in MississippiFamily, Consumer & Human Sciences is the #20 most popular major in Mississippi with 196 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 0.8% 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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The family, consumer and human sciences school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Best Value Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Schools.

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2021 Best Value Family, Consumer & Human Sciences School in Mississippi

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

Best Value Family, Consumer & Human Sciences School

University of Southern Mississippi comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Located in the small city of Hattiesburg, Southern Miss is a public school with a fairly large student population. Southern Miss did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #1 on our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Mississippi list.

At Southern Miss, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.5 years, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $18,769. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from Southern Miss be around $85,024. 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 Colleges in the Southeast Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Florida 588
Virginia 870
Georgia 716
North Carolina 756
West Virginia 202
Tennessee 437
South Carolina 154
Alabama 887
Louisiana 411
Kentucky 333
Arkansas 392

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Human Development & Family Studies 127
General Family & Consumer Sciences 45
Textile & Apparel Studies 23
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 1

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Education 1,213
Psychology 872
Communication & Journalism 778
Social Sciences 516
History 189

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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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