Majoring in Family Systems is a valuable choice and generally a required first step for pupils wanting to begin a career as a family and marriage therapist, a child and family therapist, or a family counselor. In fact, family systems is a very rare degree ranking as the 271st most popular area of study. Last year, there were 540 family systems diplomas received. In-state tuition for family systems at private schools is, on average, 3 times more pricey than their public rivals.
With only 22 institutions having programs for this degree there could be limited options as to the institutions that will have an option for you. If you are looking to immerse yourself with other family systems majors, consider looking at colleges in Utah which have the most undergrads admitted to family systems annually. Zooming out, the best region to get a degree in family systems is in the Rocky Mountains region with Brigham Young University-Provo and Weber State University best representing the region. Interestingly, our pick of the top conference to study family systems is the West Coast Conference with Brigham Young University-Provo representing the conference. From our comprehensive list on the best colleges, our choice for the best school for family systems is Brigham Young University-Provo.
The best school does not mean it is the best school for you. There can be lots more facets to think about when deciding on college. Features such as campus amenities, transportation services, and food would refashion your decision of where to go to university. Here at authority.org, we've examined the pros and cons for you. If, for example, you are interested in which family systems school boasts the best campus, the answer is Central Washington University. If, for example, you are primarily interested in which college is home to the finest campus, we have a whole list dedicated to that. We have carefully pored through professor reviews, student reviews, government databases, and more so we can compare all U.S. majors in an unbiased and informative way. Here you can find our well researched list for the universities with the best student life and, from that list, our pick of the university with the best student life for family systems is Brigham Young University-Provo. Are you curious why? Keep scrolling to learn more about Authority's top choices. Some of our picks will probably surprise you.
If price is a primary deciding factor in your decisions, you might consider avoiding University of St Thomas. University of St Thomas appears to be the most expensive university for family systems, at least for out of state students. We do have an entire page for the most expensive universities that could put the cost at University of St Thomas into perspective. For more context, you might care to know that family systems is the 320th most expensive degree in the US, with an average expense of $22,000. To zoom out a little, the most expensive state for family systems on our list is Minnesota with tuition and fees at the primary college, University of St Thomas, of $44,780. To zoom out even further, the most costly region for family systems is unfortunately unavailable due to missing data.
Our cheapest region for family systems is the Rocky Mountains region which is represented by Brigham Young University-Provo with a cost of $5,790 and Weber State University with a cost of $14,973. More optimistically, the most affordable university for family systems is Brigham Young University-Provo. Authority's entire list of the most affordable universities can be found here.
In-state attendees can expect to pay around $9,600 for a degree in family systems. That price increases dramatically to a median of $18,600 for the out-of-state public-school student. Our pick for the college with the best value for family systems: University of St Thomas. Here you will see our comprehensive list of the schools we believe to be the best value overall. With that said, this idea is based on being an out-of-state student. The value proposition changes when it comes to in-state tuition, but we do not know in which states any one student has residency.
Earnings for family systems majors vary a lot, but within two years leaving college graduates will often make around $45,900. There can be a lot of variation in earnings; top positions can experience pay up to $72,900. Right out of school, the lowest earning positions within the family systems space make $29,000, which isn't that bad. The highest earning grads from family systems graduated from University of St Thomas and if you are looking for colleges with all of the highest earning graduates, Authority has that too.
The prevailing diversity of family systems sits subpar, arriving within only the 13th percentile of majors nationally. The school with the highest composite diversity for family systems is University of Central Oklahoma and here you can find our general list for the universities with the most diversity. The overall financial diversity of the Family Systems major only ranks in the 93rd percentile compared to all other majors. Racial diversity is even further below average in the 25th percentile. White collegians compose the largest proportion at 71% of scholars majoring in family systems. Additionally, 94% of undergraduates pursuing a family systems major are women.
We have insufficient professors data for family systems to make the conclusions we normally would have made in this sentence. If we incorporate data beyond basic rankings we find that the school possessing the overall best instructors for family systems is Brigham Young University-Provo. You can find more detail on our evolving ranking methodology of the best overall professors here, along with some of the best professors nationwide.
Finally, the hardest school to get into for family systems is Concordia University-Ann Arbor. While we think of this list more as a novelty, we have a general page for the hardest colleges to get into. With that said, here at Authority we hope you understand that looking at higher education with context only built on superlatives might create issues. We at Authority hope you explore our other pages on different colleges and peruse some of our background pages on useful details to look out for as you continue your university search.