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Community Organization & Advocacy Schools in Massachusetts

In 2018-2019, 331 students earned their Community Organization degrees in MA.

As a degree choice, Community Organization & Advocacy is the 98th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Community Organization & Advocacy Majors in Massachusetts

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 218
Master’s Degree 72
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 29
Associate’s Degree 10
Post-Master’s Certificate 2
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2

Gender Distribution

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

Community Organization & Advocacy Majors in MA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.3%
  • Black or African American: 34.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 20.2%
  • White: 38.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.9%
  • Other Races: 6.3%
Community Organization & Advocacy Majors in MA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Community Organization & Advocacy Grads in Massachusetts

10,910 people in the state and 385,870 in the nation are employed in jobs related to community organization.

Community Organization & Advocacy Jobs Nationwide vs. MA

Wages for Community Organization & Advocacy Jobs in Massachusetts

Community Organization grads earn an average of $53,470 in the state and $46,480 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 12 colleges in Massachusetts that offer community organization degrees. Learn about the most popular 12 below:

184 Degrees in Major Awarded
904 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 7.50% which is lower than average. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

#2

Clark University

Worcester
39 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
3,122 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1. It takes the average student 4.06 years to graduate. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,206 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,000 a year. This public school has an average net price of $7,797. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 81% of students receive it.

#4

Merrimack College

North Andover
28 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
4,643 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 48%. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $45,500 after earning their degree at this institution.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
1,461 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 21% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,400 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
16,164 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $39,300 after graduation. The average student takes 4.75 years to complete their degree at UMass Boston. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,696 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 45%. This public school has an average net price of $9,181. The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
5,800 Total Students

68% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1. The student loan default rate of 2.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

#9

Tufts University

Medford
2 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
11,586 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 64%. It takes the average student 4.07 years to graduate. This private school has an average net price of $31,485.

#10

Lesley University

Cambridge
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
4,838 Total Students

96% of students get financical aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.00%. Most students complete their degree in 4.25 years.

#10

Gordon College

Wenham
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
1,955 Total Students

In their early career, Gordon College grads earn an average salary of $36,500. An average student at Gordon College will pay a net price of $26,369. It takes the average student 4.16 years to graduate.

#10

Hebrew College

Newton Centre
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
182 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 1 to 1. The student loan default rate of 3.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The full-time teacher rate is 42%.

Community Organization & Advocacy Careers in MA

Some of the careers community organization majors go into include:

Job Title MA Job Growth MA Median Salary
Social and Community Service Managers 12% $65,590
Community and Social Service Specialists 10% $43,140
Government Programs Eligibility Interviewers 5% $54,090

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

Major Annual Graduates in MA
Social Work 2,130
Public Administration 671
Public Policy 523
Human Services 502
Other Public Administration 22

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