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Business & Commerce Schools in Maryland

2,341 students earned General Business degrees in Maryland in the 2018-2019 year.

A Business & Commerce major is the 2nd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Business & Commerce Majors in Maryland

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 1,418
Bachelor’s Degree 525
Master’s Degree 336
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 62
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 62
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 62

Gender Distribution

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

Business & Commerce Majors in MD Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 8.5%
  • Black or African American: 28.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.1%
  • White: 39.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 8.3%
  • Other Races: 5.7%
Business & Commerce Majors in MD Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Business & Commerce Grads in Maryland

113,010 people in the state and 5,325,510 in the nation are employed in jobs related to general business.

Business & Commerce Jobs Nationwide vs. MD

Wages for Business & Commerce Jobs in Maryland

In this state, general business grads earn an average of $120,110. Nationwide, they make an average of $103,330.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 24 colleges in Maryland that offer general business degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Montgomery College

Rockville
432 Degrees in Major Awarded
21,260 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 35%. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 65% of students get financical aid.

367 Degrees in Major Awarded
14% Graduation Rate
3,224 Total Students

An average student at Strayer University - Maryland will pay a net price of $23,932. 12% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,100 after earning their degree at this institution.

306 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
27,079 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 7 to 1. It takes the average student 4.07 years to graduate. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 70% of students receive it.

229 Degrees in Major Awarded
32% Graduation Rate
4,476 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.10%. It takes the average student 4.84 years to graduate. Graduates earn an average $41,300 after graduation.

129 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,705 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,100 after earning their degree at this institution. 33% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

113 Degrees in Major Awarded
17,732 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $8,923. Graduates earn an average $27,700 after graduation. 28% of the teachers are full time.

91 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,351 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,621. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. 49% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

89 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
2,362 Total Students

12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The 4.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. It takes the average student 4.10 years to graduate.

88 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,655 Total Students

A typical student attending AACC will pay a net price of $15,268. In their early career, AACC grads earn an average salary of $29,700. 21% of the teachers are full time.

81 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,129 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 23% are considered full time. 50% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

Business & Commerce Careers in MD

Some of the careers general business majors go into include:

Job Title MD Job Growth MD Median Salary
Cost Estimators 10% $66,020
Chief Executives 10% $204,920
Construction Managers 9% $94,770
Social and Community Service Managers 8% $71,760
General and Operations Managers 7% $119,460
Sales Managers 6% $129,510
Administrative Services Managers 6% $108,320
Management Analysts 6% $97,850
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 6% $100,200
Managers 2% $119,900
Industrial Production Managers 2% $111,160

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

Major Annual Graduates in MD
Business Administration & Management 7,361
Accounting 1,614
Finance & Financial Management 1,176
Human Resource Management 728
Management Sciences & Methods 596
Marketing 578
Management Information Systems 399
Hospitality Management 156

View all majors related to Business & Commerce

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