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119 Yearly Graduations
68% Women
43% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
A basic certificate in community organization is offered at 20 colleges in the United States. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were female, and 43% were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 21.0% of community organization graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Community Organization Majors

In 2018-2019, 119 earned their basic certificate in community organization. This makes it the 163rd most popular basic certificate program in the country.

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 Basic Certificates

We are unable to calculate the median earnings for community organization majors with their basic certificate due to lack of data.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to estimate the median debt for this class of people.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their basic certificate in community organization. About 68.1% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 38
Women 81
Gender Diversity of Basic Certificates in Community Organization

The racial-ethnic distribution of community organization basic certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 6
Black or African American 17
Hispanic or Latino 23
White 42
International Students 25
Other Races/Ethnicities 6
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Community Organization Basic Certificate Students

There are 20 colleges that offer a basic certificate in community organization. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

Madonna University

Livonia, Michigan
30 Yearly Graduations
50% Women
13% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for community organization students seekinga basic certificate is Madonna University. Roughly 2,900 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $23,100 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $15,930 per year.

The community organization program at Madonna University awarded 30 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 50% were women and 13% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#2

Holyoke Community College

Holyoke, Massachusetts
29 Yearly Graduations
76% Women
55% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 2nd most popular school in the country for community organization majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Holyoke Community College. Roughly 4,800 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 29 people received their basic certificate in community organization from Holyoke Community College. Around 55% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 76% were women.

#3

Siena College

Loudonville, New York
16 Yearly Graduations
56% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Siena College comes in at #3 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in community organization. Each year, around 3,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $38,055 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $26,757 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 16 people received their basic certificate in community organization from Siena. Around 38% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 56% were women.

#4

Lansing Community College

Lansing, Michigan
14 Yearly Graduations
79% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Lansing Community College comes in at #4 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in community organization. Each year, around 11,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 14 people received their basic certificate in community organization from LCC. Around 50% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 79% were women.

#5

Hunter College

New York, New York
13 Yearly Graduations
85% Women
77% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Hunter College is the 5th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in community organization. Each year, around 23,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,930 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,090 per year.

The community organization program at Hunter College awarded 13 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 77% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 85% were women.

#6

Kellogg Community College

Battle Creek, Michigan
5 Yearly Graduations
80% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 6th most popular school in the country for community organization majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Kellogg Community College. Roughly 4,200 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 people received their basic certificate in community organization from Kellogg Community College. Around 20% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 80% were women.

3 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 7th most popular school in the country for community organization majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Des Moines Area Community College. Each year, around 23,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The community organization program at Des Moines Area Community College awarded 3 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 33% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 67% were women.

#8

Roger Williams University

Bristol, Rhode Island
2 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The 8th most popular school in the country for community organization majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Roger Williams University. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $32,789 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $15,768 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 people received their basic certificate in community organization from RWU. About 100% of this group were women, and 100% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#8

Manchester Community College

Manchester, Connecticut
2 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Manchester Community College is the 8th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in community organization. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 people received their basic certificate in community organization from MCC. About 100% of this group were women, and 100% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#8

Providence College

Providence, Rhode Island
2 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Providence College comes in at #8 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in community organization. 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, 2 people received their basic certificate in community organization from Providence.

#8

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
2 Yearly Graduations

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee comes in at #8 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in community organization. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,091 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,543 per year.

The community organization program at University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee awarded 2 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

#12

Henry Ford College

Dearborn, Michigan
1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The 12th most popular school in the country for community organization majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Henry Ford College. The community organization program at Henry Ford College awarded 1 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to community organization that offer basic certificates.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Human Services 1,019
Social Work 545
Other Public Administration 190
Public Administration 152
Public Policy 9

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.

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