Business & Commerce Schools in Illinois
1,594 General Business students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.
A Business & Commerce major is the 7th most popular major in this state.
Education Levels of Business & Commerce Majors in Illinois
General Business majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:
|Education Level||Number of Grads|
|Award Taking Less Than 1 Year||40|
|Doctor’s Degree (Other)||17|
|Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship)||17|
|Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice)||17|
In Illinois, a general business major is more popular with men than with women.
The racial distribution of general business majors in Illinois is as follows:
- Asian: 10.8%
- Black or African American: 4.2%
- Hispanic or Latino: 7.7%
- White: 49.9%
- Non-Resident Alien: 22.1%
- Other Races: 5.3%
Jobs for Business & Commerce Grads in Illinois
There are 260,680 people in the state and 5,325,510 people in the nation working in general business jobs.
Wages for Business & Commerce Jobs in Illinois
General Business grads earn an average of $97,840 in the state and $103,330 nationwide.
Most Popular Business & Commerce Programs in IL
There are 25 colleges in Illinois that offer general business degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:
The student loan default rate of 1.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $58,900 a year. 6 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.
The student loan default rate is 9.90% which is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 4% are considered full time. The average student takes 4.44 years to complete their degree at DeVry University - Illinois.
Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. Graduates earn an average $38,100 after graduation. The student loan default rate is 6.50% which is lower than average.
Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $39,100 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. This private school has an average net price of $24,923.
Grads earn an average early-career salary of $32,700 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the students who attend this school, 85% get financial aid. Most students complete their degree in 5.25 years.
Graduates earn an average $41,600 after graduation. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.50%.
Most students complete their degree in 4.06 years. 83% of the teachers are full time. This private school has an average net price of $26,160.
Of all the students who attend this school, 83% get financial aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,269. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,200 a year.
An average student at NLU will pay a net price of $14,303. Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.
A typical student attending Rend Lake College will pay a net price of $6,169. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 90% of students receive it. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 66% are considered full time.
In their early career, TIU Illinois grads earn an average salary of $32,300. The 4.40% student loan default rate is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 36%.
Business & Commerce Careers in IL
Some of the careers general business majors go into include:
|Job Title||IL Job Growth||IL Median Salary|
|General and Operations Managers||8%||$102,660|
|Administrative Services Managers||8%||$89,840|
|Social and Community Service Managers||8%||$60,560|
|Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers||7%||$90,420|
|Industrial Production Managers||4%||$98,580|
Related Majors in Illinois
Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to general business.
|Major||Annual Graduates in IL|
|Business Administration & Management||13,682|
|Management Sciences & Methods||2,095|
|Finance & Financial Management||2,057|
|Human Resource Management||1,106|
|Business Support & Assistance||704|
|Management Information Systems||631|
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