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

1 College
94 Bachelor's Degrees
$20,370 Avg Cost*

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

Best Value Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in South DakotaIn 2018-2019, 94 bachelor's degrees were awarded to family, consumer and human sciences students who went to a South Dakota college or university. This makes it the #15 most popular major in the state. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 0.4% 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.

More Ways to Rank Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Schools

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 South Dakota

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

Best Value Family, Consumer & Human Sciences School

South Dakota State University comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. South Dakota State is a fairly large public school located in the remote town of Brookings. South Dakota State not only placed well in our value rankings. It is also #1 on our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in South Dakota list.

At South Dakota State, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.4 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $20,370. 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 South Dakota State is $89,628. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot 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 Schools in the Plains States Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Missouri 640
Minnesota 271
Kansas 223
Iowa 344
Nebraska 435
North Dakota 207

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Human Development & Family Studies 62
Family & Consumer Economics 26
Textile & Apparel Studies 6

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Education 747
Social Sciences 340
Psychology 225
Communication & Journalism 176
History 69

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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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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