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Business Administration & Management Schools in Illinois

In 2018-2019, 13,713 students earned their Business Administration degrees in IL.

As a degree choice, Business Administration & Management is the 1st most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Business Administration & Management Majors in Illinois

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 6,851
Bachelor’s Degree 4,935
Associate’s Degree 968
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 504
Post-Master’s Certificate 273
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 273
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 146
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 146
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 36
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 36
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 36

Gender Distribution

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

Business Administration & Management Majors in IL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 6.2%
  • Black or African American: 15.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.8%
  • White: 47.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 8.9%
  • Other Races: 11.3%
Business Administration & Management Majors in IL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Business Administration & Management Grads in Illinois

411,320 people in the state and 9,785,040 in the nation are employed in jobs related to business administration.

Business Administration & Management Jobs Nationwide vs. IL

Wages for Business Administration & Management Jobs in Illinois

A typical salary for a business administration grad in the state is $95,110, compared to a typical salary of $103,110 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 106 colleges in Illinois that offer business administration degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

2,262 Degrees in Major Awarded
20% Graduation Rate
18,195 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.44 years to graduate. This private school has an average net price of $27,656. The full-time teacher rate is 4%.

1,519 Degrees in Major Awarded
28% Graduation Rate
9,952 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 32 to 1. In their early career, AIU Online grads earn an average salary of $27,700. Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid.

1,225 Degrees in Major Awarded
92% Graduation Rate
17,452 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 5 to 1. The average student takes 4.06 years to complete their degree at UChicago. The student loan default rate is 1.50% which is lower than average.

#4

DePaul University

Chicago
575 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
22,064 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 4.10% which is lower than average. It takes the average student 4.22 years to graduate. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

572 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
51,605 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 75% are considered full time. It takes the average student 4.21 years to graduate. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $47,100 after earning their degree at this institution.

482 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
1,693 Total Students

An average student at RMU will pay a net price of $23,010. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 97% of students receive it. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $30,200 a year.

422 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
22,448 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 83% are considered full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $58,900 a year. The average student takes 4.12 years to complete their degree at Northwestern.

384 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
16,609 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $23,140. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 75% are considered full time. It takes the average student 4.59 years to graduate.

350 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
4,401 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.34 years. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it. This private institution charges an average net price of $24,865.

321 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
17,159 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate of 3.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 51% are considered full time.

Business Administration & Management Careers in IL

Some of the careers business administration majors go into include:

Job Title IL Job Growth IL Median Salary
Management Analysts 14% $83,780
Computer and Information Systems Managers 10% $135,440
Cost Estimators 9% $63,490
Logisticians 9% $64,990
General and Operations Managers 8% $102,660
Administrative Services Managers 8% $89,840
Sales Managers 8% $118,040
Social and Community Service Managers 8% $60,560
Construction Managers 7% $90,270
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 7% $90,420
Purchasing Managers 6% $106,850
Natural Sciences Managers 4% $113,180
Industrial Production Managers 4% $98,580
Retail Sales Supervisors 3% $38,250
Office and Administrative Support Worker Supervisors 0% $55,930
Chief Executives -7% $208,000

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

Major Annual Graduates in IL
Accounting 4,307
Management Sciences & Methods 2,095
Finance & Financial Management 2,057
Marketing 1,965
Business & Commerce 1,594
Human Resource Management 1,106
Business Support & Assistance 704
Management Information Systems 631

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