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

6 Colleges
1,091 Bachelor's Degrees
$27,828 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 OhioFamily, Consumer & Human Sciences is the #16 most popular major in Ohio with 1,091 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that of the 24,420 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 4.5% were from a college or university in the state.

For this year's Best Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Ohio ranking, we looked at 6 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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When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Best Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Schools for Non-Traditional Students list to help you make the college decision.

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

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

Union Institute & University has taken the #1 spot in this year's family, consumer and human sciences ranking for non-traditional students. Located in the large city of Cincinnati, Union is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly small student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at Union, the school also landed the #5 rank in our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Ohio ranking.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 5.5%. 638 students at Union are exclusively online. 464 students are part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Our rankings recognize Ohio State University - Main Campus as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Ohio State is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Columbus. Ohio State did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #1 on our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Ohio list.

The student loan default rate at Ohio State is lower than is typical, just 4.5% of students default in three years. Approximately 18,037 students take at least one class online at Ohio State. 8,041 of Ohio State students are attending part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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Ohio University - Athens Campus landed the #3 spot in our 2021 best family, consumer and human sciences schools for non-traditional students. OHIO Athens is a very large public school located in the town of Athens. As a testament to the quality of education offered at OHIO Athens, the school also landed the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Ohio ranking.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 7.5%. 7,975 students at OHIO Athens are exclusively online. 8,296 of OHIO Athens students are attending part time. OHIO Athens does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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Our rankings recognize University of Akron Main Campus as the #4 school in this year's rankings. University of Akron Main Campus is a fairly large public school located in the medium-sized city of Akron. In addition to being on our best for non-traditional students list, University of Akron Main Campus has also earned the #3 rank in our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Ohio ranking.

There are approximately 5,300 students at University of Akron Main Campus that take at least one class online. About 4,486 of the students at University of Akron Main Campus are attending part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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The #5 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Kent State University at Kent. Located in the suburb of Kent, Kent State is a public college with a fairly large student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at Kent State, the school also landed the #4 rank in our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Ohio ranking.

There are approximately 11,117 students at Kent State that take at least one class online. 6,422 of Kent State students are attending part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Bowling Green State University - Main Campus comes in at #6 in this year's ranking. Located in the fringe town of Bowling Green, BGSU is a public college with a large student population. BGSU not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #6 on our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Ohio list.

About 8.6% of BGSU students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. Approximately 4,273 students take at least one class online at BGSU. 3,217 of BGSU students are attending part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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Best for Non-Traditional Students Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Colleges in the Great Lakes Region

Explore all the Best Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in the Great Lakes Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Michigan 706
Illinois 593
Indiana 362
Wisconsin 338

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Human Development & Family Studies 774
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 235
Textile & Apparel Studies 153
Family & Consumer Economics 83
Housing 36

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Education 8,724
Social Sciences 5,072
Psychology 4,715
Communication & Journalism 4,209
History 1,008

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Notes and References

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*Avg Cost is for the top 6 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.
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