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

2 Colleges
485 Bachelor's Degrees
$35,385 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 PennsylvaniaIn 2018-2019, 485 bachelor's degrees were awarded to family, consumer and human sciences students who went to a Pennsylvania college or university. This makes it the #25 most popular major in the state. This means that 2.0% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state.

This year's Best Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Pennsylvania ranking analyzed 2 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in family, consumer and human sciences. The schools that top this list are recognized because they have great family, consumer and human sciences programs and a strong support system for non-traditional students.

Some of the factors we look at when determining these rankings are overall quality of the family, consumer and human sciences program at the school, affordability, and non-traditional population. Check out our ranking methodology for more information.

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

The following schools top our list of the Best Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students.

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

Pennsylvania State University - University Park has taken the #1 spot in this year's family, consumer and human sciences ranking for non-traditional students. Located in the small city of University Park, Penn State University Park is a public school with a fairly large student population. Penn State University Park also made our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Pennsylvania list, coming in at #1.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 4.9%. There are approximately 13,255 students at Penn State University Park that take at least one class online. There are roughly 1,670 part time students in attendance at Penn State University Park. Penn State University Park does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Main Campus comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. Located in the distant town of Indiana, IUP is a public school with a fairly large student population. IUP not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #9 on our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Pennsylvania list.

The student loan default rate at IUP is lower than is typical, just 7.3% of students default in three years. Approximately 2,760 students take at least one class online at IUP. 2,106 students are part time. IUP 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 Middle Atlantic Region

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

State Degrees Awarded
New York 774
New Jersey 434
Maryland 331
Delaware 115
District of Columbia 30

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Human Development & Family Studies 688
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 126
General Family & Consumer Sciences 4

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Majors Similar to Family, Consumer & Human Sciences

Related Major Annual Graduates
Education 11,738
Social Sciences 8,094
Psychology 7,254
Communication & Journalism 5,238
History 1,371

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*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.
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