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Community Organization & Advocacy in Pennsylvania

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Community Organization & Advocacy Schools in Pennsylvania

48 students earned Community Organization degrees in Pennsylvania in the 2018-2019 year.

A Community Organization & Advocacy major is the 229th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Community Organization & Advocacy Majors in Pennsylvania

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 30
Bachelor’s Degree 8
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 6
Post-Master’s Certificate 6
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 4

Gender Distribution

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

Community Organization & Advocacy Majors in PA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 22.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.4%
  • White: 56.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.2%
  • Other Races: 6.2%
Community Organization & Advocacy Majors in PA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Community Organization & Advocacy Grads in Pennsylvania

There are 18,110 people in the state and 385,870 people in the nation working in community organization jobs.

Community Organization & Advocacy Jobs Nationwide vs. PA

Wages for Community Organization & Advocacy Jobs in Pennsylvania

Community Organization grads earn an average of $50,810 in the state and $46,480 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 5 colleges in Pennsylvania that offer community organization degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
25% Graduation Rate
14,458 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.90%. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. The average student takes 4.33 years to complete their degree at Penn State World Campus.


Allegheny College

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
75% Graduation Rate
1,771 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 3.10% which is lower than average. It takes the average student 4.08 years to graduate. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $34,700 after earning their degree at this institution.


Point Park University

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
4,099 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 23% are considered full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.10%. This private institution charges an average net price of $19,174.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
7,589 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $33,742. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. Graduates earn an average $48,400 after graduation.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
46,810 Total Students

82% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $30,996. Most students complete their degree in 4.24 years.

Community Organization & Advocacy Careers in PA

Some of the careers community organization majors go into include:

Job Title PA Job Growth PA Median Salary
Social and Community Service Managers 9% $61,210
Community and Social Service Specialists 5% $45,270
Government Programs Eligibility Interviewers 5% $49,840

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

Major Annual Graduates in PA
Social Work 2,669
Public Administration 669
Human Services 585
Public Policy 304
Other Public Administration 19

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