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2021 Best Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Washington

2 Colleges
358 Bachelor's Degrees
$27,833 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Best Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in WashingtonIn 2018-2019, 358 bachelor's degrees were awarded to family, consumer and human sciences students who went to a Washington 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 1.5% of all the family, consumer and human sciences bachelor's degrees in the country.

For this year's Best Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Washington ranking, we looked at 2 colleges that offer a bachelor's in family, consumer and human sciences. This ranking identifies schools with high-quality family, consumer and human sciences programs as well as strong support for students classified as non-traditional.

When determining these rankings, we looked at things such as overall quality of the family, consumer and human sciences program at the school, affordability, and presence of non-traditional students. For more information, check out our ranking methodology.

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Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Best Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Schools for Non-Traditional Students list, to help you choose the best school for you.

To further help you make the college decision, we've developed a unique tool called College Combat that allows you to compare schools based on the factors that matter the most to you. When you have some time, check it out - you may want to bookmark the link so you don't forget it.

2021 Best Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Schools for Non-Traditional Students in Washington

Check out the family, consumer and human sciences programs at these schools if you want to see which ones are the best for non-traditional students.

Best Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Washington State University has taken the #1 spot in this year's family, consumer and human sciences ranking for non-traditional students. Located in the distant town of Pullman, Wazzu is a public college with a very large student population. Wazzu also took the #1 spot in our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Washington rankings.

The student loan default rate at Wazzu is lower than is typical, just 4.1% of students default in three years. 3,345 students at Wazzu are exclusively online. 4,795 students are part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Eastern Washington University. EWU is a fairly large public school located in the town of Cheney. EWU did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #2 on our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Washington list.

The student loan default rate at EWU is lower than is typical, just 5.1% of students default in three years. Approximately 2,907 students take at least one class online at EWU. About 1,748 of the students at EWU are attending part time. EWU does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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Best for Non-Traditional Students Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Colleges in the Far Western US Region

Explore all the Best Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Schools for Non-Traditional Students in the Far Western US Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
California 3,243
Hawaii 94
Oregon 606
Alaska 6
Nevada 145

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Human Development & Family Studies 281
Textile & Apparel Studies 83
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 18
General Family & Consumer Sciences 11
Housing 8

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Education 4,084
Social Sciences 3,664
Psychology 2,819
Communication & Journalism 2,092
Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies 511

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 2 schools only.

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).
  • Veteran-specific data can be found at the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to National Cancer Institute.

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