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

2 Colleges
344 Bachelor's Degrees
$25,474 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 IowaWith 344 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, family, consumer and human sciences is the #22 most popular major in Iowa. This means that of the 24,420 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 1.4% were from a college or university in the state.

This year's Best Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Iowa 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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The family, consumer and human sciences school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Best Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Schools for Non-Traditional Students.

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

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

Iowa State University has taken the #1 spot in this year's family, consumer and human sciences ranking for non-traditional students. Located in the city of Ames, Iowa State is a public college with a fairly large student population. Iowa State not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #1 on our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Iowa list.

The student loan default rate at Iowa State is lower than is typical, just 3.2% of students default in three years. There are approximately 6,215 students at Iowa State that take at least one class online. 3,779 students are part time. Iowa State does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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University of Northern Iowa

Cedar Falls, IA

University of Northern Iowa comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. Located in the city of Cedar Falls, UNI is a public school with a fairly large student population. UNI also took the #2 spot in our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Iowa rankings.

The student loan default rate at UNI is lower than is typical, just 2.9% of students default in three years. Approximately 2,118 students take at least one class online at UNI. 1,923 of UNI students are attending part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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

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

State Degrees Awarded
Missouri 640
Minnesota 271
Kansas 223
South Dakota 94
Nebraska 435
North Dakota 207

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Human Development & Family Studies 274
Textile & Apparel Studies 142
General Family & Consumer Sciences 37
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 17
Family & Consumer Economics 8

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Majors Similar to Family, Consumer & Human Sciences

Related Major Annual Graduates
Education 3,176
Social Sciences 1,539
Psychology 1,481
Communication & Journalism 1,257
History 298

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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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