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Undergraduate Certificates in Community Organization & Advocacy

40 Yearly Graduations
$6,950 Median Debt
85% Women
There are 10 schools in the United States where you can get your undergraduate certificate in community organization. Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were women, and 65% were students from underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

Education Levels of Community Organization Majors

In 2018-2019, 40 undergraduate certificates were awarded to community organization majors. This earns it the #164 spot on the list of the most popular undergraduate certificate programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in community organization at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,625
Associate’s Degree 507
Master’s Degree 469
Basic Certificate 119
Graduate Certificate 62
Undergraduate Certificate 40
Doctor’s Degree 10

Earnings of Community Organization Majors With Undergraduate Certificates

We are unable to calculate the median earnings for community organization majors with their undergraduate certificate due to lack of data.

Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding an undergraduate certificate in community organization is $6,950. The length of time it takes you to graduate and what college you attend can affect this number quite a bit.

The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $6,950 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $6,950.

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Those students who are paying back their debt on a 10-year repayment plan have a median monthly payment of $72.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their undergraduate certificate in community organization. About 85.0% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 6
Women 34
Gender Diversity of Undergraduate Certificates in Community Organization

The racial-ethnic distribution of community organization undergraduate certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 13
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 21
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Community Organization Undergraduate Certificate Students

There are 10 colleges that offer an undergraduate certificate in community organization. Learn more about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Lansing Community College

Lansing, Michigan
12 Yearly Graduations
75% Women
42% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Lansing Community College tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for community organization majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate. Roughly 11,600 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 12 undergraduate certificates were handed out to community organization majors at LCC. Of these students, 75% were women and 42% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

12 Yearly Graduations
83% Women

The most popular school in the United States for community organization students seekingan undergraduate certificate is University of New Mexico - Gallup Campus. Each year, around 2,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The community organization program at University of New Mexico - Gallup Campus awarded 12 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 83% of this group were women, and 100% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#3

University of Alaska Fairbanks

Fairbanks, Alaska
8 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
88% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Alaska Fairbanks is the 3rd most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in community organization. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,962 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,414 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 8 undergraduate certificates were handed out to community organization majors at UAF. About 100% of this group were women, and 88% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#4

Kirkwood Community College

Cedar Rapids, Iowa
6 Yearly Graduations
83% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 4th most popular school in the country for community organization majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is Kirkwood Community College. Each year, around 13,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 6 people received their undergraduate certificate in community organization from Kirkwood Community College. About 83% of this group were women, and 33% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#5

North Country Community College

Saranac Lake, New York
2 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

North Country Community College is the 5th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in community organization. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 people received their undergraduate certificate in community organization from North Country Community College.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to community organization that offer undergraduate certificates.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Human Services 505
Social Work 228
Public Administration 17
Other Public Administration 5

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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