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Business & Commerce Schools in District of Columbia

1,002 students earned General Business degrees in District of Columbia in the 2020-2021 year.

In this state, Business & Commerce is the 2nd most popular major out of a total 23 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Business & Commerce Majors in District of Columbia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 692
Associate Degree 310

Gender Distribution

In District of Columbia, a general business major is more popular with women than with men.


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.4%
  • Black or African American: 37.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 11.1%
  • White: 39.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.2%
  • Other Races: 8.7%

Jobs for Business & Commerce Grads in District of Columbia

There are 70,940 people in the state and 5,325,510 people in the nation working in general business jobs.


Wages for Business & Commerce Jobs in District of Columbia

In this state, general business grads earn an average of $125,770. Nationwide, they make an average of $103,330.


There are 4 colleges in District of Columbia that offer general business degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

885 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,457 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 28 to 1. In their early career, Strayer University - Global Region grads earn an average salary of $30,628. The student loan default rate is 8.60% which is lower than average.

60 Degrees in Major Awarded
745 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 17%. Most students complete their degree in 4.00 years. The student loan default rate is 8.60% which is lower than average.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
5,366 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid. The average student takes 4.11 years to complete their degree at CUA. In their early career, CUA grads earn an average salary of $55,801.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
27,017 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $62,584 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.10 years.

Business & Commerce Careers in DC

Some of the careers general business majors go into include:

Job Title DC Job Growth DC Median Salary
Social and Community Service Managers 15% $90,190
Cost Estimators 13% $94,440
Construction Managers 12% $100,770
Management Analysts 9% $103,300
Sales Managers 8% $123,180
Administrative Services Managers 8% $114,220
General and Operations Managers 7% $140,990
Managers 3% $141,320
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 2% $143,790

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

Major Annual Graduates in DC
Business Administration & Management 2,467
Finance & Financial Management 687
Accounting 467
Management Sciences & Methods 431
Human Resource Management 322
Marketing 272
International Business 263
Real Estate 204

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