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

2 Colleges
438 Bachelor's Degrees
$24,457 Avg Cost*

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

Best Value Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in NebraskaWith 438 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, family, consumer and human sciences is the #12 most popular major in Nebraska. This means that of the 24,420 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 1.8% were from a college or university in the state.

For this year's Best Value Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Nebraska 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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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 Schools in Nebraska

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 Nebraska

University of Nebraska at Kearney earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the town of Kearney, UNK is a public college with a medium-sized student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at UNK, the school also landed the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Nebraska ranking.

It takes about 4.6 years for the average student at UNK to complete their degree, and it costs about $20,217 per year to attend the school. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the UNK is $91,987. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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University of Nebraska - Lincoln landed the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value family, consumer and human sciences schools. Located in the large city of Lincoln, UNL is a public school with a very large student population. UNL also took the #1 spot in our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Nebraska rankings.

It takes the average student at UNL about 4.5 years to graduate, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $28,697. 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 UNL is $128,563. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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Best Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Colleges in the Plains States Region

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

State Degrees Awarded
Missouri 640
Minnesota 271
Kansas 223
South Dakota 94
Iowa 344
North Dakota 207

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Family & Consumer Economics 195
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 161
Textile & Apparel Studies 46
Human Development & Family Studies 15
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences (Other) 13

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Education 1,365
Psychology 747
Communication & Journalism 665
Social Sciences 655
History 142

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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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