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2023 Best Community Organization & Advocacy Doctor's Degree Schools

5 Colleges in the United States
23 Doctor's Degrees
If you're seeking a Doctor's Degree in community organization and advocacy, you will have fewer peers than average since the major degree program is the #184 one in the country in terms of popularity.While this may limit the number of schools that offer the degree program, there are still top-quality ones to be found.

For its 2023 ranking, College Factual looked at 5 schools in the United States to determine which ones were the best for community organization and advocacy students pursuing a doctor's degree. Combined, these schools handed out 23 doctor's degrees in community organization and advocacy to qualified students.

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Choosing a Great Community Organization & Advocacy School for Your Doctor's Degree

Best Community Organization & Advocacy Doctor's Degree Schools Your choice of community organization and advocacy for getting your doctor's degree school matters. Important measures of a quality community organization program can vary widely even among the top schools. Below we explain some of the most important factors to consider before making your choice:

Overall Quality Is a Must

The overall quality of a doctor's degree school is important to ensure a quality education, not just how well they do in a particular major. To make it into this list a school must rank well in our overall Best Colleges for a Doctor's Degree ranking. This ranking considered factors such as graduation rates, overall graduate earnings and other educational resources to identify great colleges and universities.

Average Early-Career Salaries

Average early-career salary of those graduating with their doctor's degree is one indicator we use in our analysis to find the schools that offer the highest-quality education. That is, everyone wants their doctor's degree to be worth something, and salaries are one measure of determining that.

Other Factors We Consider

In addition to the above, you should consider some of the following factors:

  • Major Focus - How much a school focuses on community organization and advocacy students vs. other majors.
  • Major Demand - How many other community organization and advocacy students want to attend this school to pursue a doctor's degree.
  • Educational Resources - The amount of money and other resources allocated to students while they are pursuing their degree. These resources include such things as number of students per instructor and education expenditures per student.
  • Student Debt - How easy is it for community organization and advocacy to pay back their student loans after receiving their doctor's degree.
  • Accreditation - Whether a school is regionally accredited and/or accredited by a recognized community organization and advocacy related body.

Our complete ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best schools for community organization and advocacy students working on their doctor's degree.

More Ways to Rank Community Organization & Advocacy Schools

When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Best Community Organization & Advocacy Doctor's Degree Schools list to help you make the college decision.

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Learn about start dates, transferring credits, availability of financial aid, and more by contacting the universities below.

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Best Schools for Doctorate Students to Study Community Organization & Advocacy in the United States

Explore the top ranked colleges and universities for community organization and advocacy students seeking a a doctor's degree.

Top Schools for a Doctorate in Community Organization

#1

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY
3 Annual Graduates

Cornell University is one of the best schools in the country for getting a doctor's degree in community organization and advocacy. Cornell is a very large private not-for-profit university located in the city of Ithaca.More information about a doctorate in community organization and advocacy from Cornell University

#2

Binghamton University

Vestal, NY
7 Annual Graduates

Binghamton University is a good decision for students interested in a doctor's degree in community organization and advocacy. Located in the midsize suburb of Vestal, Binghamton University is a public university with a fairly large student population.More information about a doctorate in community organization and advocacy from Binghamton University

3 Annual Graduates

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is one of the finest schools in the United States for getting a doctor's degree in community organization and advocacy. Located in the city of Champaign, UIUC is a public university with a very large student population.More information about a doctorate in community organization and advocacy from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

#4

Kansas State University

Manhattan, KS
2 Annual Graduates

Kansas State University is one of the best schools in the United States for getting a doctor's degree in community organization and advocacy. K -State is a very large public university located in the city of Manhattan.More information about a doctorate in community organization and advocacy from Kansas State University

2 Annual Graduates

Located in the city of Indianapolis, IUPUI is a public university with a very large student population.More information about a doctorate in community organization and advocacy from Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis

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Community Organization & Advocacy by Region

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Community Organization & Advocacy is one of 5 different types of Public Administration & Social Service programs to choose from.

Majors Similar to Community Organization

Related Major Annual Graduates
Social Work 680
Public Administration 377
Public Policy 241
Human Services 82
Other Public Administration 37

Notes and References

  • The bars on the spread charts above show the distribution of the schools on this list +/- one standard deviation from the mean.
  • 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). More about our data sources and methodologies.

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