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

1 College
196 Bachelor's Degrees
$18,769 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 MississippiFamily, Consumer & Human Sciences is the #20 most popular major in Mississippi with 196 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 0.8% of all the family, consumer and human sciences bachelor's degrees in the country.

Not only do the schools that top this list have excellent family, consumer and human sciences programs, but they also offer a lot of support to non-traditional students.

To come up with these rankings, we looked at factors such as affordability, and overall quality of the family, consumer and human sciences program at the school. See our ranking methodology to learn more.

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

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

University of Southern Mississippi 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 Hattiesburg, Southern Miss is a public school with a fairly large student population. Southern Miss did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #1 on our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Mississippi list.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 8.7%. There are approximately 7,417 students at Southern Miss that take at least one class online. 3,353 of Southern Miss students are attending part time. Southern Miss 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 Schools for Non-Traditional Students in the Southeast Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Florida 588
Virginia 870
Georgia 716
North Carolina 756
West Virginia 202
Tennessee 437
South Carolina 154
Alabama 887
Louisiana 411
Kentucky 333
Arkansas 392

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Human Development & Family Studies 373
General Family & Consumer Sciences 45
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 41
Textile & Apparel Studies 24

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Education 3,574
Psychology 1,145
Communication & Journalism 870
Social Sciences 603
History 255

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*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.
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