48 months
31712 USD/year
31712 USD/year
12432 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Family and Consumer Sciences - Family and Consumer Sciences major at Colorado State University provides students with a focus on family and consumer well-being, growth and development of family members, and the relationship of households to their environment.

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The Family and Consumer Sciences - Family and Consumer Sciences major at Colorado State University  is interdisciplinary, bringing together coursework in human development, family studies, nutrition and foods, consumer sciences, personal finance, apparel and textiles, design and merchandising, and health and wellness.

It is highly recommended that students participate in internships, volunteer activities, or cooperative extension opportunities to enhance their experiences and development. Graduates who seek advanced degrees often attain higher-level professional positions.

Potential Occupations

Graduates’ career opportunities include, but are not limited to:

  • Cooperative extension/agent
  • Consumer information specialist
  • Program development
  • Consultant
  • Product representative
  • Customer service specialist
  • Writer/developer of informational or educational materials
  • Governmental, community, and non-profit agency worker

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Finance-Personal and Family 
  • Infant and Child Development in Context 
  • Adolescent/EarIy Adult Development in Context 
  • Adult Development-Middle Age and Aging
  • Housing Values in America

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All first-year freshman students will submit an application using the Common Application. Your application will be reviewed after we receive all of the required items.
  • Transcripts: Submit your most recent transcripts or mark sheets. We will ask for additional materials if necessary. Only transcripts sent directly from the school or stamped and sealed are considered official.
  • Personal statement: Your personal statement, commonly called an essay, is your opportunity to help us understand what makes you unique beyond your grades and transcripts. Your personal statement will be reviewed during your admission decision, for consideration for any competitive majors, and for financial aid decisions.
  • Recommendation: One recommendation from a counselor or teacher is required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31712 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31712 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    31712 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31712 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    12432 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12432 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Fort Collins

1210 - 1800 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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