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Bachelor’s Degrees in Community Organization & Advocacy

1,625 Yearly Graduations
$32,350 Median Salary
$25,875 Median Debt
There are 55 colleges and univerities across the nation that offer a bachelor's degree in community organization. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were female, and 46% were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 0.5% of community organization graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Community Organization Majors

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 1,625 students earned their bachelor's degree in community organization. This earns it the #140 spot on the list of the most popular bachelor's degree programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in community organization at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,625
Associate’s Degree 507
Master’s Degree 469
Basic Certificate 119
Graduate Certificate 62
Undergraduate Certificate 40
Doctor’s Degree 10

Earnings of Community Organization Majors With Bachelor’s Degrees

The median salary for graduates holding a bachelor's degree in community organization is $32,350. A lot of factors can contribute to this number, such as the location of your workplace and the availability of other perks and bonuses.

To get a better picture, earnings for this category of people can range from a low of $28,950 to a high of $35,325.

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Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding a bachelor's degree in community organization is $25,875. The school you go to and how long it takes you to graduate, among other things, can cause this number to vary.

The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $33,394 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $22,114.

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The median monthly payment of a community organization graduate with a 10-year repayment plan is $268.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their bachelor's degree in community organization. About 78.4% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 351
Women 1,274
Gender Diversity of Bachelor's Degrees in Community Organization

The racial-ethnic distribution of community organization bachelor’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 21
Black or African American 410
Hispanic or Latino 246
White 771
International Students 8
Other Races/Ethnicities 169
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Community Organization Bachelor's Degree Students

There are 55 colleges that offer a bachelor’s degree in community organization. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

SUNY Empire State College

Saratoga Springs, New York
424 Yearly Graduations
77% Women
30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for community organization students seekinga bachelor's degree is SUNY Empire State College. Roughly 10,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,070 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,310 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 424 people received their bachelor's degree in community organization from SUNY Empire. Around 30% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 77% were women.

#2

Grand Canyon University

Phoenix, Arizona
302 Yearly Graduations
84% Women
44% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Grand Canyon University comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in community organization. Each year, around 96,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $16,419 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,175 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 302 people received their bachelor's degree in community organization from Grand Canyon University. Of these students, 84% were women and 44% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

184 Yearly Graduations
77% Women
80% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Springfield College - School of Professional and Continuing Studies comes in at #3 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in community organization. Each year, around 700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $17,496 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $17,820 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 184 people received their bachelor's degree in community organization from Springfield College - School of Professional and Continuing Studies. Around 80% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 77% were women.

#4

Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant, Michigan
130 Yearly Graduations
69% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 4th most popular school in the country for community organization majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is Central Michigan University. Each year, around 19,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $12,383 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $16,700 per year.

The community organization program at Central Michigan University awarded 130 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 69% were women and 33% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

77 Yearly Graduations
86% Women
52% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Phoenix - Arizona comes in at #5 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in community organization. Each year, around 94,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,552 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $16,752 per year.

The community organization program at University of Phoenix - Arizona awarded 77 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 86% were women and 52% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#6

Northwestern University

Evanston, Illinois
73 Yearly Graduations
59% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 6th most popular school in the country for community organization majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is Northwestern University. Each year, around 22,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $56,232 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $56,067 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 73 bachelor's degrees were handed out to community organization majors at Northwestern. Of these students, 59% were women and 40% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#7

Metropolitan College of New York

New York, New York
64 Yearly Graduations
92% Women
97% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Metropolitan College of New York comes in at #7 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in community organization. Each year, around 900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $18,978 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $28,740 per year.

The community organization program at Metropolitan College of New York awarded 64 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 92% of this group were women, and 97% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#8

University of California - Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, California
47 Yearly Graduations
85% Women
68% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of California - Santa Cruz comes in at #8 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in community organization. Roughly 19,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,442 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,442 per year.

The community organization program at University of California - Santa Cruz awarded 47 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 68% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 85% were women.

#9

Siena Heights University

Adrian, Michigan
42 Yearly Graduations
86% Women
26% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Siena Heights University is the 9th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in community organization. Each year, around 2,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $26,558 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,060 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 42 people received their bachelor's degree in community organization from Siena Heights University. Of these students, 86% were women and 26% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#10

Portland State University

Portland, Oregon
37 Yearly Graduations
57% Women
35% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Portland State University is the 10th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in community organization. Roughly 25,300 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,462 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,718 per year.

The community organization program at Portland State University awarded 37 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 57% of this group were women, and 35% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#11

Arizona State University - Skysong

Scottsdale, Arizona
26 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
35% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 11th most popular school in the country for community organization majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is Arizona State University - Skysong. Roughly 45,000 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,867 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $6,384 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 26 bachelor's degrees were handed out to community organization majors at ASU - Skysong. Around 35% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 88% were women.

#11

Albertus Magnus College

New Haven, Connecticut
26 Yearly Graduations
77% Women
58% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 11th most popular school in the country for community organization majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is Albertus Magnus College. Each year, around 1,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $32,770 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $20,520 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 26 bachelor's degrees were handed out to community organization majors at Albertus Magnus. About 77% of this group were women, and 58% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#13

Black Hills State University

Spearfish, South Dakota
25 Yearly Graduations
80% Women
28% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Black Hills State University comes in at #13 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in community organization. Roughly 3,800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,878 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,384 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 25 bachelor's degrees were handed out to community organization majors at BHSU. Around 28% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 80% were women.

#14

Anna Maria College

Paxton, Massachusetts
21 Yearly Graduations
90% Women
48% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Anna Maria College is the 14th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in community organization. Each year, around 1,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $36,190 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,530 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 21 people received their bachelor's degree in community organization from Anna Maria. Of these students, 90% were women and 48% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

20 Yearly Graduations
95% Women
60% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Middle Georgia State University is the 15th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in community organization. Roughly 8,000 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $2,728 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $3,582 per year.

The community organization program at Middle Georgia State University awarded 20 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 95% were women and 60% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#16

Guilford College

Greensboro, North Carolina
15 Yearly Graduations
73% Women
73% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Guilford College is the 16th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in community organization. Roughly 1,500 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $37,920 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,200 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 15 people received their bachelor's degree in community organization from Guilford. Around 73% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 73% were women.

#17

University of Massachusetts - Boston

Boston, Massachusetts
13 Yearly Graduations
69% Women
62% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Massachusetts - Boston is the 17th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in community organization. Roughly 15,900 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $14,187 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $18,433 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 13 people received their bachelor's degree in community organization from UMass Boston. Around 62% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 69% were women.

10 Yearly Graduations
10% Women
80% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Southern Arkansas University Main Campus comes in at #18 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in community organization. Roughly 4,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,420 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,040 per year.

The community organization program at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus awarded 10 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 80% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 10% were women.

#19

University of Alaska Fairbanks

Fairbanks, Alaska
9 Yearly Graduations
78% Women
78% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Alaska Fairbanks comes in at #19 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in community organization. Each year, around 7,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,962 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,414 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 9 people received their bachelor's degree in community organization from UAF. Of these students, 78% were women and 78% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#19

Providence College

Providence, Rhode Island
9 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
11% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 19th most popular school in the country for community organization majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is Providence College. Roughly 4,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $51,490 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,660 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 9 people received their bachelor's degree in community organization from Providence. About 67% of this group were women, and 11% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to community organization that offer bachelor’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Social Work 22,681
Human Services 6,503
Public Administration 3,195
Public Policy 2,308
Other Public Administration 327

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student 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 percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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