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2021 Most Popular Online General Family & Consumer Sciences Schools in the Great Lakes Region

3 Colleges
$31,060 Avg Salary
$25,989 Avg Student Debt

General Family & Consumer Sciences is the #162 most popular major in the country with 3,753 degrees and certificates awarded in 2018-2019.

Today's students have lots of options to pick from when considering higher education opportunities. Along with traditional schools that require in-person attendence, you can attend one of many reputable online schools. Some programs even offer a hybrid experience. Alternatively, you may choose a trade school that prepares you to enter the workforce with knowledge in a specific field.

To assist you in seeing some of the education options that are available to you, Course Advisor has created its Most Popular Online General Family & Consumer Sciences Schools in the Great Lakes Region ranking. Our analysis looked at 3 schools in the Great Lakes Region to see which online programs were the most popular for students. To create this ranking we looked at how many students graduated from schools with online programs.

The colleges and universities below are the most popular for consumer science majors pursuing an online .

#1

Eastern Illinois University

Charleston, IL

Our analysis found Eastern Illinois University to be the most popular school for general family and consumer sciences students who want to pursue an online degree in the Great Lakes Region . EIU is a moderately-sized public school located in the distant town of Charleston.

While working on their degree, consumer science majors at EIU accumulate an average of around $26,536 in student debt. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $292.

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#2

Vincennes University

Vincennes, IN

Out of the 3 schools in the Great Lakes Region that were part of this year’s ranking, Vincennes University landed the # 2 spot on the list. Located in the remote town of Vincennes, Vincennes University is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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#2

Madonna University

Livonia, MI

You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend Madonna University. The school came in at #2 on this year’s Most Popular Online General Family & Consumer Sciences Schools in the Great Lakes Region list. Madonna is a small private not-for-profit school located in the city of Livonia.

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State Degrees Awarded
Michigan 2
Ohio 15
Illinois 167
Indiana 6
Wisconsin 20

General Family & Consumer Sciences is one of 8 different types of programs to choose from.

Majors Similar to Consumer Science

Related Major Annual Graduates
Human Development & Family Studies 43,687
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 5,318
Textile & Apparel Studies 3,476
Family & Consumer Economics 1,593
Housing 785

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 3 schools only.

  • 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).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to National Cancer Institute.

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