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62 Yearly Graduations
73% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 30 schools in the United States where you can get your graduate certificate in community organization. This degree is more popular with female students, and about 24% of recent graduates were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 1.6% of community organization graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Community Organization Majors

In 2018-2019, 62 graduate certificates were awarded to community organization majors. This makes it the 131st most popular graduate 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 Graduate Certificates

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

Student Debt

We do not have the data to calculate the median and range of debt loads for community organization students who are graduate certificate holders.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their graduate certificate in community organization. About 72.6% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 17
Women 45
Gender Diversity of Graduate Certificates in Community Organization

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 0
Black or African American 10
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 33
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 16
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Community Organization Graduate Certificate Students

There are 30 colleges that offer a graduate certificate in community organization. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

Northwestern University

Evanston, Illinois
14 Yearly Graduations
71% Women
7% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for community organization students seekinga graduate certificate is Northwestern University. Roughly 22,400 attend the school each year. 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, 14 graduate certificates were handed out to community organization majors at Northwestern. Around 7% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 71% were women.

#2

University of Dayton

Dayton, Ohio
11 Yearly Graduations
73% Women
36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Dayton comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in community organization. Roughly 11,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $44,100 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $17,190 per year.

The community organization program at University of Dayton awarded 11 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 73% were women and 36% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#3

New York University

New York, New York
8 Yearly Graduations
75% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

New York University is the 3rd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in community organization. Roughly 52,800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $50,684 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $33,408 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 8 graduate certificates were handed out to community organization majors at NYU. Around 38% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 75% were women.

#4

University of Utah

Salt Lake City, Utah
6 Yearly Graduations
83% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Utah is the 4th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in community organization. Each year, around 32,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,412 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,211 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 6 graduate certificates were handed out to community organization majors at U of U. Of these students, 83% were women and 17% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#4

Pennsylvania State University - World Campus

University Park, Pennsylvania
6 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Pennsylvania State University - World Campus comes in at #4 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in community organization. Roughly 0 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $13,484 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $21,682 per year.

The community organization program at Pennsylvania State University - World Campus awarded 6 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 33% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 67% were women.

#6

Arizona State University - Skysong

Scottsdale, Arizona
3 Yearly Graduations
67% Women

Arizona State University - Skysong comes in at #6 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in community organization. Each year, around 45,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. 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.

The community organization program at Arizona State University - Skysong awarded 3 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

#6

Park University

Parkville, Missouri
3 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
67% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Park University comes in at #6 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in community organization. Roughly 11,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,999 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $6,012 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 3 people received their graduate certificate in community organization from Park University. Of these students, 67% were women and 67% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#8

University of West Georgia

Carrollton, Georgia
2 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of West Georgia is the 8th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in community organization. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,371 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $4,338 per year.

The community organization program at University of West Georgia awarded 2 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 100% of this group were women, and 50% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#8

University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Wilmington, North Carolina
2 Yearly Graduations
50% Women

University of North Carolina at Wilmington is the 8th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in community organization. Roughly 17,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,443 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $4,719 per year.

The community organization program at University of North Carolina at Wilmington awarded 2 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

#8

Tufts University

Medford, Massachusetts
2 Yearly Graduations
50% Women

The 8th most popular school in the country for community organization majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Tufts University. Each year, around 11,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $57,324 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $52,724 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 graduate certificates were handed out to community organization majors at Tufts.

#11

Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, Virginia
1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The 11th most popular school in the country for community organization majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Virginia Tech. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,420 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $13,701 per year.

The community organization program at Virginia Tech awarded 1 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

#11

Eastern Michigan University

Ypsilanti, Michigan
1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Eastern Michigan University comes in at #11 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in community organization. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $13,658 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $18,912 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 people received their graduate certificate in community organization from Eastern Michigan.

#11

Crown College

Saint Bonifacius, Minnesota
1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Crown College is the 11th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in community organization. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $26,480 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,720 per year.

The community organization program at Crown College awarded 1 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

#11

Western Illinois University

Macomb, Illinois
1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The 11th most popular school in the country for community organization majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Western Illinois University. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,627 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,962 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 people received their graduate certificate in community organization from WIU. About 100% of this group were women, and 100% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#11

DePaul University

Chicago, Illinois
1 Yearly Graduations

DePaul University is the 11th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in community organization. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $40,551 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $19,584 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 people received their graduate certificate in community organization from DePaul.

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

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Public Administration 933
Social Work 455
Public Policy 250
Human Services 69
Other Public Administration 56

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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