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Community Organization & Advocacy at Cornell University

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Community Organization & Advocacy at Cornell University

If you plan to study community organization and advocacy, take a look at what Cornell University has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

Cornell is located in Ithaca, New York and has a total student population of 24,027.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Community Organization & Advocacy section at the bottom of this page.

Cornell Community Organization & Advocacy Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Community Organization
  • Doctorate Degree in Community Organization

Cornell Community Organization & Advocacy Rankings

In 2019, 4 students received their master’s degree in community organization from Cornell. This makes it the #19 most popular school for community organization master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 1 student who received their doctoral degrees in community organization, making the school the #3 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Community Organization Student Demographics at Cornell

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the community organization majors at Cornell University.

Cornell Community Organization & Advocacy Master’s Program

75% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 4 students graduated with a master's degree in community organization from Cornell. About 25% were men and 75% were women.

Cornell Gender Breakdown of Community Organization & Advocacy Master's Degree Grads

In the community organization master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 50% of degree recipients. That is 5% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Cornell University with a master's in community organization.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Community Organization & Advocacy Majors at Cornell University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 0
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Cornell also has a doctoral program available in community organization. In 2019, 1 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Community Organization Grads May Go Into

A degree in community organization can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NY, the home state for Cornell University.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Community and Social Service Specialists 15,510 $56,110
Social and Community Service Managers 13,110 $86,700
Government Programs Eligibility Interviewers 12,090 $49,440


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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