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Business & Commerce Schools in Iowa

287 General Business students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Business & Commerce is the 10th most popular major in the state out of a total 23 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Business & Commerce Majors in Iowa

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 287

Gender Distribution

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

Business & Commerce Majors in IA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.1%
  • Black or African American: 6.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.3%
  • White: 68.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.4%
  • Other Races: 13.9%
Business & Commerce Majors in IA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Business & Commerce Grads in Iowa

In this state, there are 52,470 people employed in jobs related to a general business degree, compared to 5,325,510 nationwide.

Business & Commerce Jobs Nationwide vs. IA

Wages for Business & Commerce Jobs in Iowa

In this state, general business grads earn an average of $91,750. Nationwide, they make an average of $103,330.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

#1

Waldorf University

Forest City
124 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
3,071 Total Students

26% of the teachers are full time. It takes the average student 4.71 years to graduate. This private institution charges an average net price of $20,534.

#2

Wartburg College

Waverly
63 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
1,505 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $39,800 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1.

#3

Mount Mercy University

Cedar Rapids
40 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
1,807 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $42,800 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. This private school has an average net price of $20,988.

#4

Grand View University

Des Moines
39 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
1,889 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.43 years to graduate. The full-time teacher rate is 41%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
1,815 Total Students

37% of the teachers are full time. 9 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The average student takes 4.17 years to complete their degree at BVU.

#6

Dordt College

Sioux Center
10 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
1,547 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.10 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#7

University of Iowa

Iowa City
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
31,240 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 92% of students receive it. Graduates earn an average $42,200 after graduation. The student loan default rate of 2.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

#7

Loras College

Dubuque
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
1,416 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 72%. This private institution charges an average net price of $18,940. It takes the average student 4.15 years to graduate.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
1,129 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $35,200 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 78%.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
2,968 Total Students

The 5.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. 100% of the teachers are full time. 12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Business & Commerce Careers in IA

Some of the careers general business majors go into include:

Job Title IA Job Growth IA Median Salary
Social and Community Service Managers 19% $54,550
Management Analysts 18% $74,600
Construction Managers 14% $78,040
Administrative Services Managers 13% $81,740
Cost Estimators 12% $60,460
Sales Managers 10% $107,550
General and Operations Managers 10% $81,740
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 9% $78,080
Managers 6% $90,210
Industrial Production Managers 6% $91,910
Chief Executives -5% $208,000

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

Major Annual Graduates in IA
Business Administration & Management 3,404
Accounting 1,338
Finance & Financial Management 1,091
Marketing 953
Management Sciences & Methods 552
Human Resource Management 482
Hospitality Management 283
Entrepreneurial Studies 261

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