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909 Community Organization students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Community Organization & Advocacy is the 84th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Community Organization & Advocacy Majors in New York

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 498
Associate’s Degree 349
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 29
Master’s Degree 22
Post-Master’s Certificate 8
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 8
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 2
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 2
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 1

Gender Distribution

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

Community Organization & Advocacy Majors in NY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.9%
  • Black or African American: 25.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 19.6%
  • White: 45.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.9%
  • Other Races: 6.2%
Community Organization & Advocacy Majors in NY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Community Organization & Advocacy Grads in New York

There are 40,710 people in the state and 385,870 people in the nation working in community organization jobs.

Community Organization & Advocacy Jobs Nationwide vs. NY

Wages for Community Organization & Advocacy Jobs in New York

In this state, community organization grads earn an average of $56,110. Nationwide, they make an average of $46,480.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 29 colleges in New York that offer community organization degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

SUNY Empire State College

Saratoga Springs
495 Degrees in Major Awarded
17% Graduation Rate
10,424 Total Students

The 6.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $13,412.

156 Degrees in Major Awarded
26,506 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,526. The full-time teacher rate is 37%. In their early career, BMCC grads earn an average salary of $24,800.

93 Degrees in Major Awarded
36% Graduation Rate
1,027 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.27 years. Graduates earn an average $29,900 after graduation. 85% of students get financical aid.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,530 Total Students

15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 89% get financial aid. 31% of the teachers are full time.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,047 Total Students

87% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,100 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
15,394 Total Students

The average student takes 4.65 years to complete their degree at John Jay. In their early career, John Jay grads earn an average salary of $31,700. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $3,737.

#7

Siena College

Loudonville
16 Degrees in Major Awarded
75% Graduation Rate
3,221 Total Students

An average student at Siena will pay a net price of $27,470. It takes the average student 4.08 years to graduate. The student loan default rate is 2.20% which is lower than average.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,534 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 89% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 43%. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,262.

#8

Hunter College

New York
13 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
23,202 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,200 a year. 87% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 31% of the teachers are full time.

#10

SUNY Ulster

Stone Ridge
10 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,554 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 84% of students receive it. 21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 58% of the teachers are full time.

Community Organization & Advocacy Careers in NY

Some of the careers community organization majors go into include:

Job Title NY Job Growth NY Median Salary
Social and Community Service Managers 20% $81,560
Community and Social Service Specialists 14% $51,840
Government Programs Eligibility Interviewers 9% $48,140

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

Major Annual Graduates in NY
Social Work 5,400
Public Administration 2,133
Human Services 1,712
Public Policy 337
Other Public Administration 70

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