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Business Administration & Management Schools in Delaware

1,288 Business Administration students earned their degrees in the state in 2020-2021.

In terms of popularity, Business Administration & Management is the 1st most popular major in the state out of a total 19 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Business Administration & Management Majors in Delaware

Business Administration majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 782
Bachelor’s Degree 352
Associate Degree 107
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 40
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 40
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 40
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 6
Award Taking 12 Weeks to 1 Year 6
Award Taking Less 12 Weeks 6
Post-Master’s Certificate 1
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 1

Gender Distribution

In Delaware, a business administration major is more popular with women than with men.


Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of business administration majors in Delaware is as follows:

  • Asian: 3.9%
  • Black or African American: 21.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.8%
  • White: 52.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 9.9%
  • Other Races: 5.0%

Jobs for Business Administration & Management Grads in Delaware

There are 27,920 people in the state and 9,785,040 people in the nation working in business administration jobs.


Wages for Business Administration & Management Jobs in Delaware

A typical salary for a business administration grad in the state is $121,210, compared to a typical salary of $103,110 nationwide.


There are 7 colleges in Delaware that offer business administration degrees. Learn about the most popular 7 below:


Wilmington University

New Castle
670 Degrees in Major Awarded
25% Graduation Rate
14,769 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.56 years. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $42,573 after earning their degree at this institution. 66% of students get financical aid.

316 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
23,613 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 2.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. The average student takes 4.14 years to complete their degree at UD.

113 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
1,184 Total Students

The average student takes 4.08 years to complete their degree at Goldey - Beacom College. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. An average student at Goldey - Beacom College will pay a net price of $17,375.

93 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,955 Total Students

41% of the teachers are full time. 88% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. In their early career, Delaware Tech grads earn an average salary of $30,917.

59 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
4,739 Total Students

64% of the teachers are full time. The average student takes 4.45 years to complete their degree at Del State. Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid.


Wesley College

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
31% Graduation Rate
917 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. It takes the average student 4.50 years to graduate. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $34,960 after earning their degree at this institution.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
394 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 12%. In their early career, Strayer University - Delaware grads earn an average salary of $30,628. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 28 to 1.

Business Administration & Management Careers in DE

Some of the careers business administration majors go into include:

Job Title DE Job Growth DE Median Salary
Purchasing Managers 17% $0
Social and Community Service Managers 16% $63,860
Computer and Information Systems Managers 15% $154,630
Natural Sciences Managers 15% $0
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 14% $124,230
Management Analysts 14% $77,520
Administrative Services Managers 11% $111,510
Managers 10% $124,710
General and Operations Managers 10% $125,970
Sales Managers 8% $161,000
Construction Managers 8% $119,910
Cost Estimators 7% $67,000
Retail Sales Supervisors 2% $44,420
Office and Administrative Support Worker Supervisors 1% $59,360
Industrial Production Managers 0% $127,680
Chief Executives -6% $0

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to business administration.

Major Annual Graduates in DE
Finance & Financial Management 476
Marketing 337
Accounting 305
Human Resource Management 198
Management Information Systems 163
Hospitality Management 93
International Business 76
Business & Commerce 64

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