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Community Organization & Advocacy at Northwestern University

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Community Organization & Advocacy at Northwestern University

Every community organization and advocacy school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the community organization program at Northwestern University stacks up to those at other schools.

Northwestern is located in Evanston, Illinois and approximately 22,448 students attend the school each year. Of the 2,770 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University in 2019, 73 of them were community organization and advocacy majors.

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.

Northwestern Community Organization & Advocacy Degrees Available

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

Northwestern Community Organization & Advocacy Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the community organization progam at Northwestern compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The community organization major at Northwestern is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Community Organization & Advocacy. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Community Organization & Advocacy Graduate Certificate Schools 1

In 2019, 45 students received their master’s degree in community organization from Northwestern. This makes it the #3 most popular school for community organization master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do Community Organization Graduates from Northwestern Make?

The median salary of community organization students who receive their bachelor's degree at Northwestern is $58,000. This is 79% higher than $32,350, which is the national average for all community organization bachelor's degree recipients.

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Community Organization Student Demographics at Northwestern

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

Northwestern Community Organization & Advocacy Bachelor’s Program

59% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
The community organization program at Northwestern awarded 73 bachelor's degrees in 2018-2019. About 41% of these degrees went to men with the other 59% going to women. The typical community organization bachelor's degree program is made up of only 21% men. So male students are more repesented at Northwestern since its program graduates 20% more men than average.

Northwestern Gender Breakdown of Community Organization & Advocacy Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 53% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in community organization at Northwestern are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Community Organization & Advocacy Majors at Northwestern University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 5
Black or African American 7
Hispanic or Latino 13
White 39
International Students 4
Other Races/Ethnicities 5

Northwestern Community Organization & Advocacy Master’s Program

87% Women
16% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 45 community organization majors earned their master's degree from Northwestern. Of these graduates, 13% were men and 87% were women.

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

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Community Organization & Advocacy Majors at Northwestern University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 5
White 7
International Students 5
Other Races/Ethnicities 26

Northwestern also has a doctoral program available in community organization. In 2019, 0 student 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 IL, the home state for Northwestern University.

Occupation Jobs in IL Average Salary in IL
Social and Community Service Managers 4,380 $66,150
Community and Social Service Specialists 2,990 $38,900

References

*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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