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Business & Commerce Schools in Arkansas

866 students earned General Business degrees in Arkansas in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Business & Commerce is the 2nd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Business & Commerce Majors in Arkansas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 512
Bachelor’s Degree 270
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 36
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 36
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 29
Master’s Degree 19

Gender Distribution

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

Business & Commerce Majors in AR Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.3%
  • Black or African American: 13.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.4%
  • White: 70.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.3%
  • Other Races: 4.3%
Business & Commerce Majors in AR Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Business & Commerce Grads in Arkansas

43,860 people in the state and 5,325,510 in the nation are employed in jobs related to general business.

Business & Commerce Jobs Nationwide vs. AR

Wages for Business & Commerce Jobs in Arkansas

General Business grads earn an average of $86,410 in the state and $103,330 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 28 colleges in Arkansas that offer general business degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

118 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
4,475 Total Students

The average student takes 4.45 years to complete their degree at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus. A typical student attending Southern Arkansas University Main Campus will pay a net price of $13,602. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,200 a year.

73 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
4,037 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $27,000 a year. 84% of students get financical aid. The average student takes 4.60 years to complete their degree at Henderson State University.

69 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,531 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $11,705. 100% of the teachers are full time. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

66 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,317 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 87% get financial aid. The student loan default rate is 8.00% which is lower than average. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

62 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
10,869 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 78%. The student loan default rate is 7.50% which is lower than average.

57 Degrees in Major Awarded
799 Total Students
45 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,836 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 92% of students receive it. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $5,399. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,383 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $27,800 after graduation. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 81% of students receive it. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,676 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $23,000 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 95% get financial aid.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,519 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 50%. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $20,600 a year.

Business & Commerce Careers in AR

Some of the careers general business majors go into include:

Job Title AR Job Growth AR Median Salary
Social and Community Service Managers 22% $53,530
Management Analysts 20% $54,200
Sales Managers 16% $102,360
Managers 16% $75,190
Construction Managers 15% $66,440
Administrative Services Managers 14% $81,820
Cost Estimators 14% $56,410
General and Operations Managers 13% $68,300
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 12% $96,000
Industrial Production Managers 6% $89,490
Chief Executives 0% $105,100

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

Major Annual Graduates in AR
Business Administration & Management 2,056
Accounting 653
Finance & Financial Management 540
Marketing 534
Business Support & Assistance 321
Management Sciences & Methods 258
Management Information Systems 135
Hospitality Management 105

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