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

4 Colleges
887 Bachelor's Degrees
$28,968 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 AlabamaIn 2018-2019, 887 bachelor's degrees were awarded to family, consumer and human sciences students who went to a Alabama college or university. This makes it the #12 most popular major in the state. This means that of the 24,420 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 3.6% were from a college or university in the state.

This year's Best Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Alabama ranking looked at 4 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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2021 Best Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Schools for Non-Traditional Students in Alabama

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

#1

The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, AL

The University of Alabama has taken the #1 spot in this year's family, consumer and human sciences ranking for non-traditional students. UA is a very large public school located in the medium-sized city of Tuscaloosa. As a testament to the quality of education offered at UA, the school also landed the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Alabama ranking.

About 5.1% of UA students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. Approximately 11,148 students take at least one class online at UA. There are roughly 5,352 part time students in attendance at UA. UA does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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#2

Auburn University

Auburn, AL

The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Auburn University. Located in the city of Auburn, Auburn is a public school with a very large student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at Auburn, the school also landed the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Alabama ranking.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 3.6%. Approximately 5,589 students take at least one class online at Auburn. About 4,634 of the students at Auburn are attending part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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#3

Jacksonville State University

Jacksonville, AL

Our rankings recognize Jacksonville State University as the #3 school in this year's rankings. Located in the suburb of Jacksonville, Jacksonville State University is a public college with a medium-sized student population. Jacksonville State University not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #3 on our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Alabama list.

There are approximately 3,981 students at Jacksonville State University that take at least one class online. 2,772 students are part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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The #4 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of North Alabama. UNA is a medium-sized public school located in the city of Florence. UNA also took the #4 spot in our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Alabama rankings.

Approximately 2,762 students take at least one class online at UNA. About 2,190 of the students at UNA are attending part time. UNA 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 Southeast Region

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

State Degrees Awarded
Mississippi 196
Florida 588
Virginia 870
Georgia 716
West Virginia 202
Tennessee 437
North Carolina 756
South Carolina 154
Louisiana 411
Kentucky 333
Arkansas 392

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Human Development & Family Studies 508
General Family & Consumer Sciences 469
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 190
Textile & Apparel Studies 117
Family & Consumer Economics 67

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Education 4,483
Communication & Journalism 1,899
Psychology 1,865
Social Sciences 1,359
History 523

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 4 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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