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Business Administration & Management Schools in Washington

In 2018-2019, 5,067 students earned their Business Administration degrees in WA.

In terms of popularity, Business Administration & Management is the 1st most popular major in the state out of a total 26 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Business Administration & Management Majors in Washington

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 2,059
Master’s Degree 1,547
Associate’s Degree 612
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 451
Post-Master’s Certificate 203
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 203
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 154
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 154
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 41
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 41
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 41

Gender Distribution

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

Business Administration & Management Majors in WA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 8.9%
  • Black or African American: 4.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.7%
  • White: 51.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 8.3%
  • Other Races: 15.8%
Business Administration & Management Majors in WA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Business Administration & Management Grads in Washington

In this state, there are 221,850 people employed in jobs related to a business administration degree, compared to 9,785,040 nationwide.

Business Administration & Management Jobs Nationwide vs. WA

Wages for Business Administration & Management Jobs in Washington

In this state, business administration grads earn an average of $104,290. Nationwide, they make an average of $103,110.

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There are 57 colleges in Washington that offer business administration degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

582 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
31,607 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 79% are considered full time. This public school has an average net price of $15,768. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

473 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
47,576 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.26 years. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 79% are considered full time. 61% of students get financical aid.

338 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
11,658 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 5.80% which is lower than average. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 72% are considered full time.

334 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
1,960 Total Students

The 4.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. 50% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $45,100 a year.

331 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
5,913 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 65%. 62% of students get financical aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $44,900 a year.

309 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
7,199 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.90%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. Graduates earn an average $44,400 after graduation.

233 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,877 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,845. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $29,200 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 98% are considered full time.

221 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
12,410 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 94% get financial aid. Graduates earn an average $34,600 after graduation. 22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

170 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,280 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,515. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

162 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
16,142 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $35,400 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. It takes the average student 4.50 years to graduate.

Business Administration & Management Careers in WA

Some of the careers business administration majors go into include:

Job Title WA Job Growth WA Median Salary
Computer and Information Systems Managers 46% $148,060
Management Analysts 34% $97,910
Purchasing Managers 26% $130,890
Managers 22% $116,700
Sales Managers 21% $128,490
Construction Managers 20% $95,840
Chief Executives 20% $206,560
Cost Estimators 20% $72,420
General and Operations Managers 19% $104,160
Natural Sciences Managers 18% $141,360
Social and Community Service Managers 17% $61,310
Administrative Services Managers 15% $111,640
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 14% $108,530
Office and Administrative Support Worker Supervisors 13% $61,130
Retail Sales Supervisors 10% $44,790
Industrial Production Managers 4% $119,780
Logisticians 1% $88,990
Artist, Athlete, and Performer Agents and Business Managers -20% $57,940

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

Major Annual Graduates in WA
Accounting 2,573
Business & Commerce 2,458
Marketing 1,067
Finance & Financial Management 885
Business Support & Assistance 744
Entrepreneurial Studies 314
Hospitality Management 300
Management Information Systems 244

View all majors related to Business Administration & Management

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