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Business & Commerce Schools in Alabama

329 General Business students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Business & Commerce is the 9th most popular major in the state out of a total 25 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Business & Commerce Majors in Alabama

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 226
Associate’s Degree 60
Master’s Degree 24
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 19

Gender Distribution

In Alabama, a general business major is more popular with women than with men.

Business & Commerce Majors in AL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of general business majors in Alabama is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.9%
  • Black or African American: 41.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.8%
  • White: 45.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.4%
  • Other Races: 7.3%
Business & Commerce Majors in AL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Business & Commerce Grads in Alabama

In this state, there are 51,390 people employed in jobs related to a general business degree, compared to 5,325,510 nationwide.

Business & Commerce Jobs Nationwide vs. AL

Wages for Business & Commerce Jobs in Alabama

General Business grads earn an average of $96,500 in the state and $103,330 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 12 colleges in Alabama that offer general business degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Faulkner University

Montgomery
108 Degrees in Major Awarded
21% Graduation Rate
3,036 Total Students

100% of students get financical aid. It takes the average student 4.52 years to graduate. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,700 a year.

65 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
1,802 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $33,100 after graduation. 17% of the teachers are full time. 100% of students get financical aid.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
22% Graduation Rate
5,188 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 96% get financial aid. This public school has an average net price of $12,680. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,201 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 44%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 73% of students receive it. 21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#5

Huntingdon College

Montgomery
26 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
1,008 Total Students

15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. It takes the average student 4.39 years to graduate. 100% of students get financical aid.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
14,397 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 61% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. The 8.40% student loan default rate is lower than average.

#7

Stillman College

Tuscaloosa
20 Degrees in Major Awarded
23% Graduation Rate
861 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $13,857. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $22,800 after earning their degree at this institution. 93% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,655 Total Students

In their early career, Southern Union State Community College grads earn an average salary of $25,300. 81% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 31% of the teachers are full time.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,846 Total Students

A typical student attending Bishop State Community College will pay a net price of $4,262. Graduates earn an average $19,100 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,375 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,299. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. In their early career, LSCC - Birmingham Campus grads earn an average salary of $20,000.

Business & Commerce Careers in AL

Some of the careers general business majors go into include:

Job Title AL Job Growth AL Median Salary
Management Analysts 16% $84,400
Industrial Production Managers 15% $96,770
Social and Community Service Managers 14% $63,100
Cost Estimators 10% $55,910
General and Operations Managers 10% $100,980
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 9% $82,330
Construction Managers 8% $86,350
Sales Managers 7% $103,890
Administrative Services Managers 7% $89,520
Managers 6% $101,560
Chief Executives -4% $189,920

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

Major Annual Graduates in AL
Business Administration & Management 7,303
Accounting 1,534
Marketing 1,174
Finance & Financial Management 1,084
Business Support & Assistance 499
Human Resource Management 442
Management Information Systems 423
Managerial Economics 296

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