Business & Commerce Schools in California
In 2018-2019, 2,568 students earned their General Business degrees in CA.
As a degree choice, Business & Commerce is the 5th most popular major in the state.
Education Levels of Business & Commerce Majors in California
General Business majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:
|Education Level||Number of Grads|
|Award Taking Less Than 1 Year||579|
|Award Taking 1 to 2 Years||66|
|Award Taking 2 to 4 Years||66|
|Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice)||6|
|Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship)||6|
|Doctor’s Degree (Other)||6|
In California, a general business major is more popular with women than with men.
The racial distribution of general business majors in California is as follows:
- Asian: 13.4%
- Black or African American: 5.5%
- Hispanic or Latino: 36.4%
- White: 30.6%
- Non-Resident Alien: 6.2%
- Other Races: 7.7%
Jobs for Business & Commerce Grads in California
There are 670,440 people in the state and 5,325,510 people in the nation working in general business jobs.
Wages for Business & Commerce Jobs in California
In this state, general business grads earn an average of $117,770. Nationwide, they make an average of $103,330.
Most Popular Business & Commerce Programs in CA
There are 88 colleges in California that offer general business degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:
Of all the teachers who work at the school, 39% are considered full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $2,570. The student to faculty ratio is 24 to 1.
The full-time teacher rate is 40%. 28 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 76% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.
68% of students get financical aid. 23 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 33% of the teachers are full time.
Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $23,365. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $34,300 after earning their degree at this institution. 95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.
An average student at SMC will pay a net price of $35,622. The student loan default rate is 2.50% which is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 24% are considered full time.
42% of students get financical aid. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,977. 28% of the teachers are full time.
Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $3,802. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $22,300 after earning their degree at this institution. 28 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.
The student to faculty ratio is 25 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $20,400 after earning their degree at this institution. A typical student attending Victor Valley College will pay a net price of $8,565.
Seeking financial aid? At this school, 34% of students receive it. In their early career, Diablo Valley grads earn an average salary of $27,800. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 26 to 1.
The average student takes 4.12 years to complete their degree at Loyola Marymount. In their early career, Loyola Marymount grads earn an average salary of $45,100. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.80%.
Business & Commerce Careers in CA
Some of the careers general business majors go into include:
|Job Title||CA Job Growth||CA Median Salary|
|Social and Community Service Managers||18%||$64,040|
|Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers||14%||$96,700|
|Administrative Services Managers||12%||$106,230|
|General and Operations Managers||12%||$114,110|
|Industrial Production Managers||4%||$110,990|
Related Majors in California
Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to general business.
|Major||Annual Graduates in CA|
|Business Administration & Management||64,132|
|Business Support & Assistance||3,146|
|Management Sciences & Methods||1,772|
|Human Resource Management||1,568|
|Finance & Financial Management||1,504|
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