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Business & Commerce Schools in Colorado

602 students earned General Business degrees in Colorado in the 2020-2021 year.

As a degree choice, Business & Commerce is the 5th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Business & Commerce Majors in Colorado

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 357
Master’s Degree 234
Associate Degree 7
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 4

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.3%
  • Black or African American: 5.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 18.4%
  • White: 54.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.2%
  • Other Races: 16.9%

Jobs for Business & Commerce Grads in Colorado

There are 86,970 people in the state and 5,325,510 people in the nation working in general business jobs.


Wages for Business & Commerce Jobs in Colorado

General Business grads earn an average of $118,580 in the state and $103,330 nationwide.


There are 7 colleges in Colorado that offer general business degrees. Learn about the most popular 7 below:

238 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
13,856 Total Students

11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. In their early career, DU grads earn an average salary of $51,490. This private school has an average net price of $33,830.

108 Degrees in Major Awarded
32% Graduation Rate
5,925 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid. It takes the average student 4.49 years to graduate.

96 Degrees in Major Awarded
29% Graduation Rate
3,164 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $32,729 after earning their degree at this institution. 97% of students get financical aid. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $13,388.

80 Degrees in Major Awarded
23% Graduation Rate
28,244 Total Students

The average student takes 4.23 years to complete their degree at Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 31 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 85% get financial aid.

60 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
3,469 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 95% of students receive it. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $16,255.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
110 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.00 years. In their early career, DeVry University - Colorado grads earn an average salary of $36,018.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
6,310 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 3.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Most students complete their degree in 4.20 years. Graduates earn an average $57,824 after graduation.

Business & Commerce Careers in CO

Some of the careers general business majors go into include:

Job Title CO Job Growth CO Median Salary
Management Analysts 27% $86,560
Social and Community Service Managers 26% $78,720
Cost Estimators 26% $66,270
Construction Managers 23% $89,190
General and Operations Managers 21% $107,140
Administrative Services Managers 20% $113,320
Managers 16% $127,750
Sales Managers 16% $145,520
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 13% $108,730
Chief Executives 11% $180,190
Industrial Production Managers 7% $117,200

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

Major Annual Graduates in CO
Business Administration & Management 10,090
Accounting 1,496
Human Resource Management 907
Finance & Financial Management 478
Marketing 446
Management Sciences & Methods 362
Management Information Systems 224
Hospitality Management 200

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