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Business Administration & Management Schools in Virginia

In 2018-2019, 11,863 students earned their Business Administration degrees in VA.

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

Education Levels of Business Administration & Management Majors in Virginia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 4,900
Master’s Degree 4,100
Associate’s Degree 1,992
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 532
Post-Master’s Certificate 218
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 218
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 80
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 80
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 80
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 41
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 41

Gender Distribution

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

Business Administration & Management Majors in VA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.4%
  • Black or African American: 16.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.8%
  • White: 48.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 6.2%
  • Other Races: 16.6%
Business Administration & Management Majors in VA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Business Administration & Management Grads in Virginia

In this state, there are 283,790 people employed in jobs related to a business administration degree, compared to 9,785,040 nationwide.

Business Administration & Management Jobs Nationwide vs. VA

Wages for Business Administration & Management Jobs in Virginia

In this state, business administration grads earn an average of $109,690. Nationwide, they make an average of $103,110.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 74 colleges in Virginia that offer business administration degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Liberty University

Lynchburg
3,100 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
85,586 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.49 years to graduate. The 9.00% student loan default rate is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 39%.

1,007 Degrees in Major Awarded
51,822 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 30% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 57% of students receive it. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,903.

600 Degrees in Major Awarded
342 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. The student loan default rate of 1.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Most students complete their degree in 4.50 years.

525 Degrees in Major Awarded
90% Graduation Rate
8,773 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.40%. It takes the average student 4.08 years to graduate. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $43,900 after earning their degree at this institution.

516 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
25,012 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $50,300 after earning their degree at this institution. The student loan default rate of 1.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

411 Degrees in Major Awarded
19,064 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,105. The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 28% are considered full time.

377 Degrees in Major Awarded
11% Graduation Rate
5,606 Total Students

The average student takes 4.12 years to complete their degree at Strayer University - Virginia. Of all the students who attend this school, 25% get financial aid. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $25,512.

369 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
37,863 Total Students

The 2.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. This public school has an average net price of $20,321. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.

#9

Virginia Tech

Blacksburg
307 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
36,383 Total Students

The average student takes 4.30 years to complete their degree at Virginia Tech. Graduates earn an average $48,000 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

287 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
23,675 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.61 years. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $15,680. 93% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

Business Administration & Management Careers in VA

Some of the careers business administration majors go into include:

Job Title VA Job Growth VA Median Salary
Social and Community Service Managers 24% $83,580
Management Analysts 18% $97,420
Computer and Information Systems Managers 14% $164,200
Logisticians 13% $81,080
Administrative Services Managers 12% $101,360
General and Operations Managers 12% $124,990
Natural Sciences Managers 11% $126,060
Managers 11% $130,590
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 10% $101,090
Purchasing Managers 10% $133,430
Cost Estimators 9% $67,680
Sales Managers 9% $160,640
Construction Managers 7% $99,270
Office and Administrative Support Worker Supervisors 6% $56,890
Retail Sales Supervisors 6% $41,910
Artist, Athlete, and Performer Agents and Business Managers 0% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in VA
Accounting 2,296
Business & Commerce 1,742
Management Sciences & Methods 1,150
Marketing 935
Finance & Financial Management 891
Human Resource Management 497
Management Information Systems 482
Hospitality Management 450

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