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2021 Best Community Organization & Advocacy Schools in the Southeast Region

7 Colleges
$30,875 Avg Salary
$35,690 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.

There are so many programs in today's world that it can tough to figure out which one is the right one for you. 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 help you arm yourself with the information you need to make your decision, Course Advisor has developed this Best Community Organization & Advocacy Schools in the Southeast Region ranking. Our analysis looked at 7 schools in the Southeast Region to see which programs offered the best educational experiences for students.

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2021 Best Community Organization & Advocacy Schools in the Southeast Region

The colleges and universities below are the best for community organization majors pursuing a .

Top Southeast Region Schools in Community Organization

#1

Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN

Our 2021 rankings named Vanderbilt University the best school in the Southeast Region for community organization and advocacy students. Vanderbilt is a large private not-for-profit school located in the city of Nashville.

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#2

Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, VA

Out of the 7 schools in the Southeast Region that were part of this year’s ranking, Virginia Tech landed the # 2 spot on the list. Located in the small city of Blacksburg, Virginia Tech is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend University of North Carolina at Wilmington. The school came in at #3 on this year’s Best Community Organization & Advocacy Schools in the Southeast Region list. Located in the medium-sized city of Wilmington, UNCW is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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#4

Columbia College

Columbia, SC

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Columbia College. It ranked #4 on our 2021 Best Community Organization & Advocacy Schools in the Southeast Region list. Columbia College South Carolina is a small private not-for-profit school located in the medium-sized city of Columbia.

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The excellent programs at University of Arkansas at Little Rock helped the school earn the #5 place on this year’s ranking of the best community organization and advocacy schools in the Southeast Region . UA Little Rock is a medium-sized public school located in the city of Little Rock.

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#6

Western Kentucky University

Bowling Green, KY

Western Kentucky University landed the #6 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best community organization and advocacy programs. Located in the city of Bowling Green, WKU is a public school with a large student population.

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Murray State University came in at #7 in this year’s edition of the Best Community Organization & Advocacy Schools in the Southeast Region ranking. Located in the remote town of Murray, Murray State is a public college with a moderately-sized student population.

On average, community organization graduates from Murray State take out $47,450 in student loans while working on their degree. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $553.

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Best Community Organization & Advocacy Colleges by State

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State Degrees Awarded
Georgia 22
Florida 6
Virginia 11
North Carolina 17
Tennessee 13
South Carolina 4
Kentucky 35
Louisiana 70
Arkansas 15
Mississippi 3
West Virginia 3

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

Majors Similar to Community Organization

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 7 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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