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

6 Colleges
756 Bachelor's Degrees
$24,448 Avg Cost*

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

Best Value Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in North CarolinaIn 2018-2019, 756 bachelor's degrees were awarded to family, consumer and human sciences students who went to a North Carolina college or university. This makes it the #23 most popular major in the state. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 3.1% 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 North Carolina ranking looked at 6 colleges that offer a bachelor's 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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2021 Best Value Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Schools in North Carolina

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 North Carolina

University of North Carolina at Greensboro landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value family, consumer and human sciences schools. Located in the large city of Greensboro, UNC Greensboro is a public school with a fairly large student population. UNC Greensboro not only placed well in our value rankings. It is also #1 on our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in North Carolina list.

It takes about 4.5 years for the average student at UNC Greensboro to complete their degree, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $22,093. This means that the average student pays around $98,756 to get a bachelor’s degree from UNC Greensboro. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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North Carolina A & T State University comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. NC A&T is a fairly large public school located in the city of Greensboro. As a testament to the quality of education offered at NC A&T, the school also landed the #5 rank in our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in North Carolina ranking.

The average student at NC A&T graduates in less than 4.6 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $20,630. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from NC A&T is $95,723. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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Our rankings recognize Appalachian State University as the #3 school in this year's rankings. Located in the distant town of Boone, Appalachian State is a public college with a large student population. Appalachian State also made our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in North Carolina list, coming in at #6.

It takes the average student at Appalachian State about 4.3 years to graduate, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $22,137. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from Appalachian State is about $95,410. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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Our rankings recognize North Carolina Central University as the #4 school in this year's rankings. North Carolina Central University is a medium-sized public school located in the city of Durham. North Carolina Central University also made our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in North Carolina list, coming in at #4.

It takes the average student at North Carolina Central University about 4.7 years to graduate, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $24,927. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from North Carolina Central University is about $115,911. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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Meredith College

Raleigh, NC

Our rankings recognize Meredith College as the #5 school in this year's rankings. Meredith is a small private not-for-profit school located in the city of Raleigh. Meredith not only placed well in our value rankings. It is also #2 on our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in North Carolina list.

At Meredith, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.1 years, and it costs about $30,796 per year to attend the school. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the Meredith is $126,572. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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East Carolina University

Greenville, NC

The #6 spot in this year's ranking belongs to East Carolina University. Located in the small city of Greenville, ECU is a public college with a fairly large student population. ECU also made our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in North Carolina list, coming in at #3.

It takes about 4.4 years for the average student at ECU to complete their degree, and it costs about $26,107 per year to attend the school. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from ECU be around $115,915. 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
Alabama 887
Tennessee 437
West Virginia 202
South Carolina 154
Louisiana 411
Kentucky 333
Arkansas 392

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Human Development & Family Studies 362
Textile & Apparel Studies 134
General Family & Consumer Sciences 133
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 127

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Majors Similar to Family, Consumer & Human Sciences

Related Major Annual Graduates
Social Sciences 4,716
Psychology 3,623
Communication & Journalism 3,586
Education 2,587
History 890

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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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