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Doctor’s Degrees in Community Organization & Advocacy

10 Yearly Graduations
90% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
A doctor's degree in community organization is offered at 3 colleges in the United States. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were female, and 50% were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 30.0% of community organization graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Community Organization Majors

In 2018-2019, 10 earned their doctor's degree in community organization. This earns it the #226 spot on the list of the most popular doctor'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 Doctor’s Degrees

We are unable to calculate the median earnings for community organization majors with their doctor's degree due to lack of data.

Student Debt

The data on debt ranges for community organization majors who have their doctor's degree is not available.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their doctor's degree in community organization. About 90.0% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 1
Women 9
Gender Diversity of Doctor's Degrees in Community Organization

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 2
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 0
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Community Organization Doctor's Degree Students

There are 3 colleges that offer a doctor’s degree in community organization. Learn more about the most popular 3 below:

5 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for community organization majors who are seeking their doctor's degree. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $14,188 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,997 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 people received their doctor's degree in community organization from UIUC. Around 20% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

#2

Point Park University

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
4 Yearly Graduations
75% Women
75% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Point Park University is the 2nd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in community organization. Roughly 3,900 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $31,180 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $15,858 per year.

The community organization program at Point Park University awarded 4 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 75% of this group were women, and 75% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#3

Cornell University

Ithaca, New York
1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Cornell University is the 3rd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in community organization. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $56,550 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $29,500 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 people received their doctor's degree in community organization from Cornell. About 100% of this group were women, and 100% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

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

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Social Work 579
Public Administration 369
Public Policy 232
Human Services 55
Other Public Administration 50

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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