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Business Administration & Management Schools in Rhode Island

1,571 Business Administration students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Business Administration & Management major is the 1st most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Business Administration & Management Majors in Rhode Island

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 749
Master’s Degree 653
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 114
Associate’s Degree 37
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 8
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 8
Post-Master’s Certificate 7
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 7
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 3

Gender Distribution

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

Business Administration & Management Majors in RI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.2%
  • Black or African American: 6.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.9%
  • White: 62.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 10.5%
  • Other Races: 9.7%
Business Administration & Management Majors in RI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Business Administration & Management Grads in Rhode Island

There are 28,080 people in the state and 9,785,040 people in the nation working in business administration jobs.

Business Administration & Management Jobs Nationwide vs. RI

Wages for Business Administration & Management Jobs in Rhode Island

A typical salary for a business administration grad in the state is $127,240, compared to a typical salary of $103,110 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 11 colleges in Rhode Island that offer business administration degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

323 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
6,695 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. An average student at JWU Providence will pay a net price of $26,880. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.00%.

#2

Providence College

Providence
229 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
4,618 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $48,700 after graduation. An average student at Providence will pay a net price of $38,990. Of all the students who attend this school, 79% get financial aid.

185 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
17,465 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 67% are considered full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $39,400 a year. The student loan default rate is 4.40% which is lower than average.

184 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,752 Total Students

18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.00%.

#5

Rhode Island College

Providence
154 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
7,523 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. 90% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public school has an average net price of $10,523.

148 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
2,771 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $44,400 after graduation. The full-time teacher rate is 93%. An average student at Salve Regina will pay a net price of $31,816.

#7

Bryant University

Smithfield
143 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
3,640 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.06 years. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Graduates earn an average $57,600 after graduation.

81 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
4,838 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 41% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

50 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,516 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 39%. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.20%. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.

#10

Brown University

Providence
39 Degrees in Major Awarded
96% Graduation Rate
10,333 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 7 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 90% are considered full time. The 1.00% student loan default rate is lower than average.

Business Administration & Management Careers in RI

Some of the careers business administration majors go into include:

Job Title RI Job Growth RI Median Salary
Logisticians 12% $80,170
Cost Estimators 12% $67,190
Natural Sciences Managers 11% $124,430
Computer and Information Systems Managers 11% $141,670
Administrative Services Managers 10% $119,450
General and Operations Managers 9% $134,840
Construction Managers 8% $113,860
Sales Managers 8% $150,250
Social and Community Service Managers 7% $93,320
Retail Sales Supervisors 6% $50,690
Management Analysts 6% $81,010
Purchasing Managers 5% $125,880
Industrial Production Managers 5% $117,160
Managers 4% $114,950
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 4% $113,060
Office and Administrative Support Worker Supervisors 1% $61,080
Chief Executives -7% $208,000

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

Major Annual Graduates in RI
Accounting 622
Finance & Financial Management 612
Marketing 576
Hospitality Management 228
Entrepreneurial Studies 181
International Business 146
Human Resource Management 146
Business & Commerce 104

View all majors related to Business Administration & Management

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