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Business & Commerce Schools in Georgia

1,940 students earned General Business degrees in Georgia in the 2018-2019 year.

A Business & Commerce major is the 4th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Business & Commerce Majors in Georgia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,069
Master’s Degree 438
Associate’s Degree 426
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 7
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 7
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 7

Gender Distribution

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

Business & Commerce Majors in GA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.0%
  • Black or African American: 42.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.6%
  • White: 37.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.3%
  • Other Races: 5.3%
Business & Commerce Majors in GA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Business & Commerce Grads in Georgia

In this state, there are 178,040 people employed in jobs related to a general business degree, compared to 5,325,510 nationwide.

Business & Commerce Jobs Nationwide vs. GA

Wages for Business & Commerce Jobs in Georgia

In this state, general business grads earn an average of $105,330. Nationwide, they make an average of $103,330.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 22 colleges in Georgia that offer general business degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

543 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
8,728 Total Students

The average student takes 4.00 years to complete their degree at Strayer University - Georgia. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 58% of students receive it. The student to faculty ratio is 33 to 1.

#2

Georgia Gwinnett College

Lawrenceville
373 Degrees in Major Awarded
21% Graduation Rate
12,831 Total Students

85% of students get financical aid. In their early career, Georgia Gwinnett College grads earn an average salary of $32,800. A typical student attending Georgia Gwinnett College will pay a net price of $12,475.

#3

Georgia Military College

Milledgeville
248 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,766 Total Students

93% of students get financical aid. 21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $24,800 a year.

232 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
8,740 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $20,828. The full-time teacher rate is 96%. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

139 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
35,041 Total Students

92% of students get financical aid. This public school has an average net price of $14,519. The average student takes 4.70 years to complete their degree at Georgia State.

63 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
3,535 Total Students

20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,900 after earning their degree at this institution. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $13,174.

55 Degrees in Major Awarded
23% Graduation Rate
3,927 Total Students

87% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 73%. 21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

47 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
38,920 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. 91% of the teachers are full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,971.

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
19,748 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 8.80% which is lower than average. 71% of the teachers are full time. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

42 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
7,877 Total Students

In their early career, CSU grads earn an average salary of $28,600. Most students complete their degree in 4.82 years. 92% of students get financical aid.

Business & Commerce Careers in GA

Some of the careers general business majors go into include:

Job Title GA Job Growth GA Median Salary
Social and Community Service Managers 18% $56,310
Management Analysts 17% $80,710
Cost Estimators 16% $62,460
Administrative Services Managers 16% $100,620
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 15% $99,680
General and Operations Managers 15% $92,450
Sales Managers 14% $128,700
Construction Managers 13% $96,610
Industrial Production Managers 11% $98,260
Managers 9% $109,920

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

Major Annual Graduates in GA
Business Administration & Management 9,936
Accounting 3,509
Business Support & Assistance 1,973
Marketing 1,930
Finance & Financial Management 1,446
Human Resource Management 707
Management Information Systems 450
Hospitality Management 427

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