2022 Best Colleges for Home Economics Teacher Education

246

Graduates Per Year

$46K

Average Salary

#339

Most Popular Major

Popularity

Unpopular

246

96% NATIONAL AVG

Diplomas Received Last Year

55

71% NATIONAL AVG

Colleges Offering this Degree

Most Popular Degrees

338

Technology Teacher Education

247

339

Home Economics Teacher Education

246

340

Astrophysics

244

Cost

Very Affordable

$14,301

55% NATIONAL AVG

Median Degree Cost

Most Expensive Degrees

388

Spanish Language Teacher Education

$15,686

389

Home Economics Teacher Education

$14,301

390

Mechanic and Repair Technologies

$13,474

Salary

Average Salary

$35,831

7% NATIONAL AVG

Average Salary Two Years Out of School

Average Salary

162

Trade and Industrial Teacher Education

$35,831

163

Home Economics Teacher Education

$35,831

164

Physics Teacher Education

$35,831

Professors

Students

Not Diverse

1.7/5

52.05% NATIONAL AVG

Student Diversity Index

Most Diverse

391

Agricultural and Domestic Animal Services

392

Home Economics Teacher Education

393

Agricultural Mechanization

SUMMARY

Majoring in Home Economics Teacher Education is a valuable choice and ordinarily a critical first step for undergraduates endeavoring to begin a career as a woodshop teacher, a drivers ed. teacher, or a home economics professor. In fact, home economics teacher education is a ​unique major ranking as the 339th most popular degree. Last year alone, there were 246 home economics teacher education degrees conferred. In-state tuition at public colleges is, on average, 1.8 times more pricey than their private peers.

With only 55 colleges having programs for home economics teacher education you could have a smaller selection of institutions which will have a degree program for you. If you're hoping to immerse yourself with other home economics teacher education students, consider schools in Wisconsin which have the most undergraduates admitted to home economics teacher education annually. Zooming out, the best region to get a degree in home economics teacher education is in the Southeast region with University of Central Arkansas, Western Kentucky University, and Winthrop University best representing the region. Interestingly, our pick for the top conference to study home economics teacher education is the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Ath Conference with University of Wisconsin-Stout representing the conference. On that topic, our choice for the best university for home economics teacher education is Brigham Young University-Provo. You may also want to check out our list of the best colleges.

The 'best' school does not have to be the best school for you. There can be lots more angels to think about when selecting institution. Stuff like campus amenities, transportation services, and food might definitely sway your decision on which university to attend. Here at authority.org, we have weighed the pros and cons for you. If, as an example, you want to know which home economics teacher education college has the top college campus, the winner is Brigham Young University-Provo. If you are very interested in which college is home to the top campus, we have a whole list dedicated to that. We have carefully pored through professor reviews, government databases, student reviews, and more to compare every major in the United States in an unbiased and informative way. Here you can explore our comprehensive list for the schools with the best student life and, from that list, our choice for the university with the best student life for home economics teacher education is Brigham Young University-Provo. Curious why? Continue reading to learn more about Authority's top choices. Some of our conclusions just might shock you.

If price is a significant factor in your choice of where you attend school, you might consider avoiding Winthrop University. Winthrop University appears to be our most expensive school for home economics teacher education, at least for out of state enrollment. We do have an entire page for the most expensive universities that might put the price tag at Winthrop University into perspective. For more context, you might care to know that home economics teacher education is the 389th most expensive program in the United States, with an average bill of $14,300. To zoom out a little, the most expensive state for home economics teacher education in the country is South Carolina demonstrated with a cost of $29,636 at the main college in the state Winthrop University. To zoom out even further, the most expensive region of the country for home economics teacher education is the Southeast region which is best demonstrated with Western Kentucky University with a cost of $26,496, East Carolina University with a cost of $20,729, and Winthrop University with a cost of $29,636.

Our cheapest region for home economics teacher education is the Rocky Mountains region which is represented by Brigham Young University-Idaho with a cost of $4,208, Brigham Young University-Provo with a cost of $5,790, and Utah State University with a cost of $21,087. In better news, the most affordable university for home economics teacher education is Brigham Young University-Idaho. Authority's comprehensive list of the most affordable schools can be found here.

In-state learners can expect to pay about $9,200 for a degree in home economics teacher education. That cost decreases a fair amount to an average of $18,800 for the out-of-state public-school student. On that note, our selection for the college constituting the best value for home economics teacher education: Brigham Young University-Provo. Here you will see our comprehensive list about the colleges we believe to be the best value overall. Do know, this section is based on the assumption that you are an out-of-state student. The value proposition changes when in-state tuition is considered, as such, we are using out-of-state tuition as the baseline.

Earnings for home economics teacher education students can cover a wide range, but two years after finishing the degree graduates will typically earn around $46,100. There can be a lot of variation in salary; highest paid earners can make up to $90,600. Right out of school, the lowest earning jobs within the home economics teacher education field earn $22,900, which is an alright wage. The highest earning graduates from home economics teacher education graduated from North Dakota State University-Main Campus and if you are looking for colleges with all of the highest earning graduates, Authority has that too.

The overall diversity of home economics teacher education sits near the bottom, ranking in only the 1st percentile of all programs. The school with the most composite diversity for home economics teacher education is Winthrop University and here you can find our general list for the universities with the most diversity. The overall financial diversity of the Home Economics Teacher Education major only stands in the 12th percentile compared to all other majors. Racial diversity is even further below average in the 1st percentile. White collegians make up the largest share, 89%, of students majoring in home economics teacher education. Additionally, 96% of undergrads pursuing a home economics teacher education degree are women.

We have insufficient professors data for home economics teacher education to make the conclusions we normally would have made in this sentence. As we including data beyond just rankings it becomes clear that the college with comprehensively the best instructors for home economics teacher education is Utah State University. One can find more detail on our evolving ranking methodology for the best overall professors here, along with many of the best professors in the U.S.

Finally, the hardest university to get into for home economics teacher education is Brigham Young University-Provo. While we do not necessarily see the value in it, we have an extensive page for the hardest colleges to get into. That being said, we hope you believe that approaching the education process through a lens primarily derived from superlatives can cause issues. We hope you explore our other pages on different universities and read some of our insightful background pages on essential details to look for as you continue your university search.

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Winthrop University

#1 Best Colleges for Home Economics Teacher Education

Winthrop University is a mid-sized public institution located in Rock Hill, SC ranked 14th in South Carolina. It has a total of 5,422 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 68.78% acceptance rate. Winthrop University offers 81 different majors and is best known for its Home Economics Teacher Education and Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services programs, which are respectively ranked 1st and 46th in America. With an annual tuition of $15,306 for students from South Carolina and $29,636 for those from out-of-state, Winthrop University is somewhat moderately expensive. 55.85% of students graduate ready to the next chapter of their lives, entering the labor force. After finishing their studies, alumni go on to make close to $35,900 per year, which is 14% under the national median.

Rock Hill, SC

www.winthrop.edu

C+

Rating

69%

Acceptance

6,801

Students

#1085

Ranking

$29,636

Tuition

Brigham Young University-Provo

#2 Best Colleges for Home Economics Teacher Education

Brigham Young University-Provo is a very large private university located in Provo, UT ranked 233rd in the nation. It has a total of 35,951 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 67.49% acceptance rate. Brigham Young University-Provo offers 310 different majors and is best known for its Family Systems, Portuguese Language and Literature, and Spanish Language Teacher Education programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $5,790 per year, Brigham Young University-Provo is very inexpensive. 66.32% of students graduate starting the next stage of their lives, entering the labor market. Open graduating, alumni go on to earn around $59,700 per year, which is 44% over the national median.

Provo, UT

www.byu.edu

A-

Rating

67%

Acceptance

39,233

Students

#233

Ranking

$5,790

Tuition

East Carolina University

#3 Best Colleges for Home Economics Teacher Education

East Carolina University is a very large public university located in Greenville, NC ranked 16th in North Carolina. It has a total of 25,196 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 78.72% of applicants. East Carolina University offers 187 different majors and is best known for its Industrial Production Technologies, Accounting and Business Management, and Home Economics Teacher Education programs (nationally ranked 1st, 3rd, and 3rd respectively). With an annual tuition of $4,452 for students from North Carolina and $20,729 for those from out-of-state, East Carolina University is somewhat moderately pricey. 61.11% of students graduate ready to the next chapter of their lives, working. Open graduating, alumni go on to earn about $40,500 per year, which is 2% less than the national median.

Greenville, NC

www.ecu.edu

C+

Rating

79%

Acceptance

32,028

Students

#783

Ranking

$20,729

Tuition

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

#4 Best Colleges for Home Economics Teacher Education

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is a mid-sized public college located in Stevens Point, WI ranked 24th in Wisconsin. It has a total of 9,730 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting 84.52% of applicants. University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point offers 90 different majors and is best known for its Home Economics Teacher Education, Computational Science, and Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management programs (nationally ranked 4th, 6th, and 8th respectively). With an annual tuition of $6,698 for students from Wisconsin and $15,408 for those from out-of-state, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is moderately priced. 65.78% of students graduate ready to the next phase of their lives, employment. After finishing their studies, alumni go on to bring in roughly $40,200 per year, which is 3% less than the national median.

Stevens Point, WI

https://www.uwsp.edu

C+

Rating

85%

Acceptance

10,201

Students

#1182

Ranking

$15,408

Tuition

Western Kentucky University

#5 Best Colleges for Home Economics Teacher Education

Western Kentucky University is a large public college located in Bowling Green, KY ranked 26th in Kentucky. It has a total of 20,024 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting 97.26% of applicants. Western Kentucky University offers 251 different majors and is best known for its Home Economics Teacher Education, Photojournalism, and Critical Theory and Analysis programs (nationally ranked 5th, 7th, and 7th respectively). With an annual tuition of $10,802 for students from Kentucky and $26,496 for those from out-of-state, Western Kentucky University is reasonably costly. 39.83% of students graduate beginning the next phase of their lives, working. Open graduating, alumni go on to generate more or less $34,700 per year, which is 16% under the national median.

Bowling Green, KY

www.wku.edu

C-

Rating

97%

Acceptance

23,228

Students

#2071

Ranking

$26,496

Tuition

Southeast Missouri State University

#6 Best Colleges for Home Economics Teacher Education

Southeast Missouri State University is a large public institution located in Cape Girardeau, MO ranked 38th in Missouri. It has a total of 11,087 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting 86.19% of applicants. Southeast Missouri State University offers 133 different majors and is best known for its Home Economics Teacher Education, Organizational Communication, and Human Sciences programs (nationally ranked 6th, 25th, and 33rd respectively). With an annual tuition of $6,606 for in-state students and $12,636 for those from out-of-state, Southeast Missouri State University is relatively inexpensive. 43.04% of students graduate ready to the next chapter of their lives, joining the workforce. After finishing college, alumni go on to draw about $37,000 per year, which is 11% under the national median.

Cape Girardeau, MO

www.semo.edu

C

Rating

86%

Acceptance

12,645

Students

#1623

Ranking

$12,636

Tuition

South Dakota State University

#7 Best Colleges for Home Economics Teacher Education

South Dakota State University is a large public university located in Brookings, SD ranked 5th in South Dakota. It has a total of 12,718 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting 90.04% of applicants. South Dakota State University offers 196 different majors and is best known for its Home Economics Teacher Education, Agricultural Mechanization, and Agronomy and Crop Science programs (nationally ranked 7th, 10th, and 17th respectively). With an annual tuition of $7,697 for students from South Dakota and $11,172 for those from out-of-state, South Dakota State University is relatively inexpensive. 48.26% of students graduate moving on to the next chapter of their lives, entering the labor market. After college, alumni go on to make close to $44,400 per year, which is 7% above the national median.

Brookings, SD

https://www.sdstate.edu/

C+

Rating

90%

Acceptance

14,785

Students

#1237

Ranking

$11,172

Tuition

Utah State University

#8 Best Colleges for Home Economics Teacher Education

Utah State University is a very large public university located in Logan, UT ranked 5th in Utah. It has a total of 28,949 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting hardly above nine out of ten applicants. Utah State University offers 259 different majors and is best known for its Pre-Law Studies, Home Economics Teacher Education, and Conservation Biology programs (nationally ranked 8th, 8th, and 11th respectively). With an annual tuition of $7,292 for in-state students and $21,932 for those from out-of-state, Utah State University is somewhat moderately high-priced. 44.75% of students graduate beginning the next chapter of their lives, working. Open graduating, alumni go on to take in close to $43,200 per year, which is 4% over the national median.

Logan, UT

www.usu.edu

C

Rating

91%

Acceptance

32,963

Students

#1370

Ranking

$21,932

Tuition

Wayne State College

#9 Best Colleges for Home Economics Teacher Education

Wayne State College is a small public institution located in Wayne, NE ranked 17th in Nebraska. It has a total of 3,426 full-time undergraduate students. Wayne State College offers 66 different majors and is best known for its Home Economics Teacher Education, Social Science Teacher Education, and Technology Teacher Education programs (nationally ranked 9th, 10th, and 11th respectively). With an annual tuition of $5,460 for students from Nebraska and $10,920 for those from out-of-state, Wayne State College is relatively affordable. 49.11% of students graduate moving on to the next stage of their lives, employment. Open graduating, alumni go on to make approximately $36,100 per year, which is 13% under the national median.

Wayne, NE

https://www.wsc.edu/

C

Rating

100%

Acceptance

4,523

Students

#1514

Ranking

$10,920

Tuition

North Dakota State University-Main Campus

#10 Best Colleges for Home Economics Teacher Education

North Dakota State University-Main Campus is a large public university located in Fargo, ND ranked 3rd in North Dakota. It has a total of 11,852 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting 93.56% of applicants. North Dakota State University-Main Campus offers 260 different majors and is best known for its Biology Teacher Education, Home Economics Teacher Education, and Veterinary Technology programs (nationally ranked 8th, 10th, and 11th respectively). With an annual tuition of $8,275 for in-state students and $12,413 for those from out-of-state, North Dakota State University-Main Campus is pretty inexpensive. 55.35% of students graduate ready to the next phase of their lives, employment. After college, alumni go on to take home about $48,200 per year, which is 16% greater than the national median.

Fargo, ND

https://www.ndsu.edu

C+

Rating

94%

Acceptance

14,503

Students

#911

Ranking

$12,413

Tuition

Pittsburg State University

#11 Best Colleges for Home Economics Teacher Education

Pittsburg State University is a mid-sized public institution located in Pittsburg, KS ranked 29th in Kansas. It has a total of 6,034 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, with a 95.55% acceptance rate. Pittsburg State University offers 102 different majors and is best known for its Technology Teacher Education, Home Economics Teacher Education, and Quality Control and Safety Technologies programs (nationally ranked 9th, 11th, and 18th respectively). With an annual tuition of $5,694 for in-state students and $17,038 for those from out-of-state, Pittsburg State University is moderately priced. 48.34% of students graduate moving on to the next chapter of their lives, joining the labor market. After college, alumni go on to earn more or less $39,400 per year, which is 5% less than the national median.

Pittsburg, KS

www.pittstate.edu

C

Rating

96%

Acceptance

8,009

Students

#1505

Ranking

$17,038

Tuition

Brigham Young University-Idaho

#12 Best Colleges for Home Economics Teacher Education

Brigham Young University-Idaho is a very large private associates college located in Rexburg, ID ranked 6th in Idaho. It has a total of 68,597 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting 95.77% of applicants. Brigham Young University-Idaho offers 98 different majors and is best known for its Soil Sciences, Spanish Language Teacher Education, and Biology Teacher Education programs, which are all nationally ranked 10th. With an annual tuition of $4,208 per year, Brigham Young University-Idaho is very low-priced. 48.53% of students graduate ready to the next phase of their lives, joining the labor market. After graduation, alumni go on to earn near $42,700 per year, which is 3% over the national median.

Rexburg, ID

www.byui.edu

C

Rating

96%

Acceptance

68,597

Students

#1570

Ranking

$4,208

Tuition

University of Central Arkansas

#13 Best Colleges for Home Economics Teacher Education

University of Central Arkansas is a large public institution located in Conway, AR ranked 15th in Arkansas. It has a total of 10,512 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, with a 90.42% acceptance rate. University of Central Arkansas offers 129 different majors and is best known for its Home Economics Teacher Education, Community Health Services, and Substance Abuse and Addiction Counseling programs (nationally ranked 13th, 15th, and 16th respectively). With an annual tuition of $6,810 for in-state students and $13,620 for those from out-of-state, University of Central Arkansas is pretty inexpensive. 37.53% of students graduate moving on to the next phase of their lives, working. After finishing college, alumni go on to earn approximately $38,300 per year, which is 8% less than the national median.

Conway, AR

www.uca.edu

C

Rating

90%

Acceptance

12,741

Students

#1826

Ranking

$13,620

Tuition

University of Wisconsin-Stout

#14 Best Colleges for Home Economics Teacher Education

University of Wisconsin-Stout is a mid-sized public college located in Menomonie, WI ranked 29th in Wisconsin. It has a total of 8,454 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, with a 90.54% acceptance rate. University of Wisconsin-Stout offers 86 different majors and is best known for its Technical Teacher Education, Technology Teacher Education, and Manufacturing Engineering programs (nationally ranked 8th, 10th, and 14th respectively). With an annual tuition of $7,014 for in-state students and $14,981 for those from out-of-state, University of Wisconsin-Stout is moderately priced. 54.82% of students graduate moving on to the next chapter of their lives, employment. After college, alumni go on to bring home about $45,100 per year, which is 9% greater than the national median.

Menomonie, WI

www.uwstout.edu

C

Rating

91%

Acceptance

10,113

Students

#1337

Ranking

$14,981

Tuition