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2021 Best Community Organization & Advocacy Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region

12 Colleges
$27,150 Avg Salary
$17,442 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Community Organization & Advocacy School for You

Out of all the majors we analyze each year, community organization and advocacy was ranked #187 in the country. In fact 2,832 degrees and certificates were handed out in 2018-2019.

It's not easy to decide which program to enroll in when you have so many options available. With more and more schools offering online options, you could even register for a great program on the other side of the country. On top of that, there are a considerable number of trade schools that offer fast-track entry to many fields.

To assist you in seeing some of the education options that are available to you, Course Advisor has created its Best Community Organization & Advocacy Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region ranking. Our analysis looked at 12 schools in the Middle Atlantic Region to see which programs offered the best educational experiences for students.

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2021 Best Community Organization & Advocacy Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region

The following schools top our list of the Best Community Organization & Advocacy Colleges.

Top 10 Best Community Organization & Advocacy Schools

#1

New York University

New York, NY

Our analysis found New York University to be the best school for community organization and advocacy students who want to pursue a degree in the Middle Atlantic Region . NYU is a very large private not-for-profit school located in the large city of New York.

After completing their degree, community organization graduates from NYU carry an average student debtload of $21,437. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $222, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#2

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY

A rank of #2 on this year’s list means Cornell University is a great place for community organization and advocacy students. Cornell is a very large private not-for-profit school located in the city of Ithaca.

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#3

Nazareth College

Rochester, NY

The excellent programs at Nazareth College helped the school earn the #3 place on this year’s ranking of the best community organization and advocacy schools in the Middle Atlantic Region . Nazareth is a small private not-for-profit school located in the large suburb of Rochester.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College. It ranked #4 on our 2021 Best Community Organization & Advocacy Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region list. Located in the large city of New York, BMCC is a public college with a very large student population.

The average amount in student loans that community organization majors at BMCC take out is $7,000. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $73, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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A rank of #5 on this year’s list means Pennsylvania State University - World Campus is a great place for community organization and advocacy students. Located in the rural area of University Park, Penn State World Campus is a public school with a small student population.

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#6

CUNY Hunter College

New York, NY

With a ranking of #6, CUNY Hunter College did quite well on this year’s best schools for community organization and advocacy students. Hunter is a very large public school located in the large city of New York.

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#7

SUNY Empire State College

Saratoga Springs, NY

SUNY Empire State College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for community organization and advocacy students. It came in at #7 on the list. Located in the suburb of Saratoga Springs, SUNY Empire State College is a public college with a large student population.

Community Organization majors at SUNY Empire State College take out an average of $25,062 in student loans while working on their egree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $260.

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#8

Towson University

Towson, MD

Towson University ranked #8 on this year’s Best Community Organization & Advocacy Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region list. Located in the small city of Towson, Towson is a public college with a very large student population.

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CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for community organization and advocacy students. It came in at #9 on the list. Located in the large city of New York, John Jay is a public school with a large student population.

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#10

University of Baltimore

Baltimore, MD

University of Baltimore came in at #10 in this year’s edition of the Best Community Organization & Advocacy Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region ranking. Located in the city of Baltimore, U of Baltimore is a public school with a small student population.

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Best Community Organization & Advocacy Colleges by State

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State Degrees Awarded
New York 909
Pennsylvania 48
Maryland 2
New Jersey 0
District of Columbia 0

One of 5 majors within the area of study, community organization and advocacy has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Social Work 57,499
Public Administration 17,444
Human Services 13,768
Public Policy 6,021
Other Public Administration 971

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 12 schools only.

  • Read more about our ranking methodology.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).

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