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

1 College
209 Bachelor's Degrees
$25,724 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 MassachusettsWith 209 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, family, consumer and human sciences is the #26 most popular major in Massachusetts. This means that of the 24,420 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 0.9% were from a college or university in the state.

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.

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2021 Best Family, Consumer & Human Sciences School for Non-Traditional Students in Massachusetts

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

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

#1

Framingham State University

Framingham, MA

Framingham State University has taken the #1 spot in this year's family, consumer and human sciences ranking for non-traditional students. Framingham State is a moderately-sized public school located in the city of Framingham. Framingham State did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #2 on our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Massachusetts list.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 5.4%. 670 students at Framingham State are exclusively online. About 1,985 of the students at Framingham State are attending part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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

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

State Degrees Awarded
Vermont 27
Maine 61
Rhode Island 534
New Hampshire 91
Connecticut 310

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Human Development & Family Studies 298
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 105
Textile & Apparel Studies 29
Human Sciences Business Services 5

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Social Sciences 8,985
Education 8,728
Psychology 6,041
Communication & Journalism 3,668
History 1,465

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top school 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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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