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2021 Highest Paid Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Graduates in the New England Region

1,232 Bachelor's Degrees
$30,577 Avg Salary
$25,267 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Graduates in the New England RegionOut of all the majors we analyze each year, family, consumer and human sciences was ranked #20 in the country. In fact 24,420 bachelor's degrees were handed out in 2018-2019. Of those degrees, 1,232 went to students in the New England region of the United States. 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 Highest Paid Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Graduates.

This year's Highest Paid Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Graduates in the New England Region ranking looked at 9 colleges that offer a bachelor's in family, consumer and human sciences.

The numbers used in this ranking are early career salaries, which we define to be 10 years after a student started college. This is the salary typically earned 4-6 years after graduation, but may be different depending on how long a person takes to complete their degree.

Salaries of Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Majors After Graduation

The average family, consumer and human sciences major who graduates from a school in the New England Region earns about $30,577 per year during the early years of their career. If salary is one of the most important things on your career list, you may be disappointed to hear that this is 23% less than the salary of a typical college graduate.

This salary is in the same ballpark as the national average of $29,811 for those students who obtain a bachelor's degree in family, consumer and human sciences.

Average Salary for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Graduates from Schools in the New England Region  30,577
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Average Salary for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Graduates from Schools Nationwide  29,811
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61,200
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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61,200

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2021 Highest Paid Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Grads in the New England Region

The following colleges produce the highest paid family, consumer and human sciences graduates.

Top 10 Best Schools for Highly Paid Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Graduates in the New England Region

#1

Framingham State University

Framingham, MA

The #1 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Framingham State University. Framingham State is a medium-sized public school located in the small city of Framingham.

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Our rankings recognize Rhode Island School of Design as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Located in the midsize city of Providence, RISD is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

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University of Connecticut earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the suburb of Storrs, UCONN is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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The #3 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Johnson & Wales University - Online. Located in the city of Providence, JWU Online is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

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Johnson & Wales University - Providence comes in at #4 in this year's ranking. Located in the midsize city of Providence, JWU Providence is a private not-for-profit school with a medium-sized student population.

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Our rankings recognize University of Rhode Island as the #5 school in this year's rankings. Located in the large suburb of Kingston, URI is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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#6

Merrimack College

North Andover, MA

Merrimack College landed the #6 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid family, consumer and human sciences school. Merrimack is a moderately-sized private not-for-profit school located in the large suburb of North Andover.

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Connecticut College

New London, CT

Connecticut College landed the #6 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid family, consumer and human sciences school. Conn College is a small private not-for-profit school located in the city of New London.

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The #7 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of New Hampshire - Main Campus. Located in the small suburb of Durham, U of NH is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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University of Vermont

Burlington, VT

University of Vermont landed the #7 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid family, consumer and human sciences school. Located in the small city of Burlington, UVM is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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Best Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Colleges by State

Explore the best family, consumer and human sciences schools for a specific state in the New England region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Vermont 33 27
Maine 32 61
Rhode Island 32 534
Massachusetts 32 209
New Hampshire 31 91
Connecticut 31 310

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Human Development & Family Studies 721
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 395
Textile & Apparel Studies 114
Human Sciences Business Services 2

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Social Sciences 13,675
Psychology 9,591
Communication & Journalism 5,796
Education 3,847
History 2,518

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Notes and References

  • 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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