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Business & Commerce Schools in Connecticut

In 2018-2019, 923 students earned their General Business degrees in CT.

A Business & Commerce major is the 5th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Business & Commerce Majors in Connecticut

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 394
Bachelor’s Degree 205
Master’s Degree 162
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 154
Post-Master’s Certificate 8
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 8

Gender Distribution

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

Business & Commerce Majors in CT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.5%
  • Black or African American: 12.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 18.9%
  • White: 49.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 5.9%
  • Other Races: 10.9%
Business & Commerce Majors in CT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Business & Commerce Grads in Connecticut

There are 70,100 people in the state and 5,325,510 people in the nation working in general business jobs.

Business & Commerce Jobs Nationwide vs. CT

Wages for Business & Commerce Jobs in Connecticut

General Business grads earn an average of $113,350 in the state and $103,330 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 15 colleges in Connecticut that offer general business degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Post University

Waterbury
159 Degrees in Major Awarded
22% Graduation Rate
10,642 Total Students

In their early career, Post University grads earn an average salary of $34,900. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $9,857. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1.

159 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,781 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $7,461. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. In their early career, Tunxis Community College grads earn an average salary of $27,300.

123 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
4,971 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. 94% of students get financical aid. It takes the average student 4.26 years to graduate.

84 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,836 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,206. Graduates earn an average $24,600 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.

80 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,600 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 77% of students receive it. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.

54 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,864 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 20% are considered full time. A typical student attending Gateway Community College will pay a net price of $6,931. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.

51 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
27,280 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $21,588. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 74% of students receive it. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,083 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $26,500 after graduation. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 77% of students receive it. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 21% are considered full time.

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,055 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 71% get financial aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $27,600 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,304 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,069. The 9.00% student loan default rate is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 27%.

Business & Commerce Careers in CT

Some of the careers general business majors go into include:

Job Title CT Job Growth CT Median Salary
Management Analysts 16% $94,410
Social and Community Service Managers 14% $67,580
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 10% $107,160
Industrial Production Managers 9% $119,370
General and Operations Managers 9% $131,310
Administrative Services Managers 9% $102,680
Cost Estimators 9% $69,070
Managers 8% $118,140
Construction Managers 8% $105,430
Sales Managers 8% $132,100
Chief Executives 2% $200,240

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

Major Annual Graduates in CT
Business Administration & Management 3,737
Accounting 1,554
Finance & Financial Management 950
Marketing 708
Management Sciences & Methods 430
Management Information Systems 312
Human Resource Management 252
Business Support & Assistance 117

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