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Community Organization & Advocacy Schools in Illinois

147 students earned Community Organization degrees in Illinois in the 2018-2019 year.

A Community Organization & Advocacy major is the 158th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Community Organization & Advocacy Majors in Illinois

Community Organization majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 74
Master’s Degree 52
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 16
Post-Master’s Certificate 16
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 5
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 5
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 5

Gender Distribution

In Illinois, a community organization major is more popular with women than with men.

Community Organization & Advocacy Majors in IL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of community organization majors in Illinois is as follows:

  • Asian: 4.8%
  • Black or African American: 6.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 13.6%
  • White: 36.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 9.5%
  • Other Races: 29.3%
Community Organization & Advocacy Majors in IL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Community Organization & Advocacy Grads in Illinois

7,370 people in the state and 385,870 in the nation are employed in jobs related to community organization.

Community Organization & Advocacy Jobs Nationwide vs. IL

Wages for Community Organization & Advocacy Jobs in Illinois

In this state, community organization grads earn an average of $52,090. Nationwide, they make an average of $46,480.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 6 colleges in Illinois that offer community organization degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:

132 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
22,127 Total Students

6 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 66% of students get financical aid. This private institution charges an average net price of $24,840.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
49,702 Total Students

In their early career, UIUC grads earn an average salary of $47,100. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 62% of students receive it. The average student takes 4.21 years to complete their degree at UIUC.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
8,502 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Graduates earn an average $35,100 after graduation. The student loan default rate is 9.50% which is lower than average.


DePaul University

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
22,437 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.10%. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $42,100 a year.


Lewis University

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
6,440 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. It takes the average student 4.38 years to graduate. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
6,005 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $37,600 after graduation. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 30% are considered full time. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Community Organization & Advocacy Careers in IL

Some of the careers community organization majors go into include:

Job Title IL Job Growth IL Median Salary
Social and Community Service Managers 8% $60,560
Community and Social Service Specialists 8% $36,470
Government Programs Eligibility Interviewers 4% $51,730

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to community organization.

Major Annual Graduates in IL
Social Work 2,862
Public Policy 596
Public Administration 478
Human Services 143
Other Public Administration 26

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