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

6 Colleges
411 Bachelor's Degrees
$22,198 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 LouisianaIn 2018-2019, 411 bachelor's degrees were awarded to family, consumer and human sciences students who went to a Louisiana college or university. This makes it the #16 most popular major in the state. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 1.7% 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 Louisiana 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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2021 Best Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Schools for Non-Traditional Students in Louisiana

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

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

4,667 students at NSU are exclusively online. 4,592 students are part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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#2

Nicholls State University

Thibodaux, LA

Our rankings recognize Nicholls State University as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Located in the small city of Thibodaux, Nicholls State University is a public school with a moderately-sized student population. Nicholls State University not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #2 on our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Louisiana list.

There are approximately 2,400 students at Nicholls State University that take at least one class online. 1,351 of Nicholls State University students are attending part time. Nicholls State University does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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Southeastern Louisiana University comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. Located in the small city of Hammond, Southeastern is a public college with a large student population. Southeastern also took the #3 spot in our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Louisiana rankings.

Approximately 4,239 students take at least one class online at Southeastern. There are roughly 4,735 part time students in attendance at Southeastern. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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Southern University and A & M College earned the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings. Southern University and A & M College is a moderately-sized public school located in the city of Baton Rouge. As a testament to the quality of education offered at Southern University and A & M College, the school also landed the #6 rank in our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Louisiana ranking.

There are approximately 1,257 students at Southern University and A & M College that take at least one class online. 1,382 students are part time. Southern University and A & M College does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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Our rankings recognize University of Louisiana at Lafayette as the #5 school in this year's rankings. Located in the midsize city of Lafayette, UL Lafayette is a public college with a fairly large student population. UL Lafayette also made our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Louisiana list, coming in at #5.

About 7.5% of UL Lafayette students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. Approximately 4,128 students take at least one class online at UL Lafayette. 3,639 students are part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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Louisiana Tech University earned the #6 spot in our 2021 rankings. Louisiana Tech is a large public school located in the distant town of Ruston. As a testament to the quality of education offered at Louisiana Tech, the school also landed the #4 rank in our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Louisiana ranking.

The student loan default rate at Louisiana Tech is lower than is typical, just 6.5% of students default in three years. Approximately 1,478 students take at least one class online at Louisiana Tech. About 3,032 of the students at Louisiana Tech are attending part time. Louisiana Tech 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
Alabama 887
Kentucky 333
Arkansas 392

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Human Development & Family Studies 340
General Family & Consumer Sciences 133
Textile & Apparel Studies 64

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Education 2,846
Psychology 1,496
Social Sciences 1,413
Communication & Journalism 964
History 374

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*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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