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

4 Colleges
640 Bachelor's Degrees
$23,674 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 MissouriIn 2018-2019, 640 bachelor's degrees were awarded to family, consumer and human sciences students who went to a Missouri college or university. This makes it the #17 most popular major in the state. This means that of the 24,420 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 2.6% were from a college or university in the state.

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

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

University of Missouri - Columbia tops the 2021 list of our schools in Missouri that are best for non-traditional family, consumer and human sciences students. Located in the midsize city of Columbia, Mizzou is a public college with a fairly large student population. Mizzou not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #1 on our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Missouri list.

The student loan default rate at Mizzou is lower than is typical, just 4.1% of students default in three years. There are approximately 6,407 students at Mizzou that take at least one class online. 4,578 of Mizzou students are attending part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Missouri State University - Springfield earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the midsize city of Springfield, Missouri State is a public school with a fairly large student population. Missouri State did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #2 on our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Missouri list.

The student loan default rate at Missouri State is lower than is typical, just 5.6% of students default in three years. There are approximately 6,703 students at Missouri State that take at least one class online. 7,188 students are part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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University of Central Missouri earned the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings. UCM is a fairly large public school located in the distant town of Warrensburg. UCM not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #4 on our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Missouri list.

About 8.5% of UCM students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. There are approximately 3,195 students at UCM that take at least one class online. 3,478 of UCM students are attending part time. UCM does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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Our rankings recognize Southeast Missouri State University as the #4 school in this year's rankings. Located in the small city of Cape Girardeau, Southeast Missouri State University is a public school with a large student population. In addition to being on our best for non-traditional students list, Southeast Missouri State University has also earned the #3 rank in our Best Colleges for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences in Missouri ranking.

Approximately 3,188 students take at least one class online at Southeast Missouri State University. About 3,394 of the students at Southeast Missouri State University are attending part time. Southeast Missouri State University 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 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
Minnesota 271
Kansas 223
South Dakota 94
Iowa 344
Nebraska 435
North Dakota 207

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Human Development & Family Studies 398
Textile & Apparel Studies 150
General Family & Consumer Sciences 91
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 91
Family & Consumer Economics 79

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Majors Similar to Family, Consumer & Human Sciences

Related Major Annual Graduates
Education 7,118
Psychology 3,131
Communication & Journalism 2,307
Social Sciences 2,265
History 526

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Notes and References

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*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.
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