The School of Human Sciences is accredited by the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. AAFCS provides leadership and support to professionals who work to assist individuals, families and communities in making informed decisions about their well-being, relationships and resources to achieve optimal quality of life. This accreditation ensures that our programs are satisfying those industry expectations in order to appropriately prepare our students to become knowledgeable professionals in our fields.
The School of Human Sciences continues to expand its programs, experiences, and services to attract and inform students of our professions. Below are data points related to how many students select our department as their academic home for the past three years:
3-Year fall semester enrollment trends:
2019: 622 students
2018: 629 students
2017: 644 students
3-Year spring semester enrollment trends:
2020: 620 students
2019: 609 students
2018: 616 students
Our department is committed to the success of our students. We care about each of our students and helping them persist in their major and at SFA. Below are data points related to the full-time, first-time undergraduate one-year retention rates:
Fall 2018 student cohort, The School of Human Sciences had a 72.3% one-year retention rate.
Fall 2017 student cohort, The School of Human Sciences had a 70.2% one-year retention rate.
Fall 2016 student cohort, The School of Human Sciences had a 80.8% one-year retention rate.
Beyond persistence, we want to see our students graduate and become successful professionals in their field. Below are data points related to the graduation rates for The School of Human Sciences six year graduation rate for full-time, first-time undergraduates is 57%. This is compared to SFA's rate of 48.5%.