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General Business Administration and Management at American University

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General Business Administration and Management at American University

What traits are you looking for in a business administration school? To help you decide if American University is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's business administration program.

The American University is located in Washington, District of Columbia and has a total student population of 14,318. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 190 students received a bachelor's degree in business administration from The American University.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in General Business Administration and Management section at the bottom of this page.

The American University General Business Administration and Management Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration

Online Classes Are Available at The American University

Online courses are a good option for students who need a more flexible schedule that allows them to pursue an education when and where they want. Whether you're going to school part-time or full-time, you may find distance education the right choice for you.

For those who are interested in distance learning, The American University does offer online courses in business administration for the following degree levels:

  • Master’s Degree

The American University General Business Administration and Management Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks business administration programs across the country. The following shows how The American University performed in these rankings.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The business administration major at The American University is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for General Business Administration and Management. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular General Business Administration and Management Graduate Certificate Schools 112
Most Popular General Business Administration and Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools 163
Best General Business Administration and Management Schools 218
Most Focused General Business Administration and Management Master’s Degree Schools 461
Best Value General Business Administration and Management Master’s Degree Schools 582
Most Focused General Business Administration and Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools 891
Best Value General Business Administration and Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools 932
Best Value General Business Administration and Management Schools 1,185

In 2019, 185 students received their master’s degree in business administration from The American University. This makes it the #150 most popular school for business administration master’s degree candidates in the country.

Business Administration Student Demographics at The American University

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the business administration majors at American University.

The American University General Business Administration and Management Bachelor’s Program

49% Women
32% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 190 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in business administration from The American University. About 51% were men and 49% were women.

The American University Gender Breakdown of General Business Administration and Management Bachelor's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from American University with a bachelor's in business administration.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of General Business Administration and Management Majors at American University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 19
Black or African American 7
Hispanic or Latino 28
White 90
International Students 34
Other Races/Ethnicities 12

The American University General Business Administration and Management Master’s Program

49% Women
48% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 185 business administration majors earned their master's degree from The American University. Of these graduates, 51% were men and 49% were women.

The American University Gender Breakdown of General Business Administration and Management Master's Degree Grads

In the business administration master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 48% of degree recipients. That is 9% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from American University with a master's in business administration.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of General Business Administration and Management Majors at American University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 13
Black or African American 41
Hispanic or Latino 18
White 82
International Students 11
Other Races/Ethnicities 20

The American University also has a doctoral program available in business administration. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Business Administration Grads May Go Into

A degree in business administration can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for DC, the home state for American University.

Occupation Jobs in DC Average Salary in DC
General and Operations Managers 25,930 $150,970
Managers 19,910 $147,460
Management Analysts 18,410 $106,210
Chief Executives 1,880 $247,500
Administrative Services Managers 1,410 $125,770

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities 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 racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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