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Business & Commerce Schools in Massachusetts

In 2018-2019, 2,868 students earned their General Business degrees in MA.

A Business & Commerce major is the 3rd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Business & Commerce Majors in Massachusetts

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,507
Master’s Degree 965
Associate’s Degree 319
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 31
Post-Master’s Certificate 30
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 30
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 16
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 16
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 16

Gender Distribution

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

Business & Commerce Majors in MA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 9.6%
  • Black or African American: 3.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.2%
  • White: 46.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 21.5%
  • Other Races: 9.2%
Business & Commerce Majors in MA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Business & Commerce Grads in Massachusetts

179,880 people in the state and 5,325,510 in the nation are employed in jobs related to general business.

Business & Commerce Jobs Nationwide vs. MA

Wages for Business & Commerce Jobs in Massachusetts

In this state, general business grads earn an average of $111,340. Nationwide, they make an average of $103,330.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 26 colleges in Massachusetts that offer general business degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

1,050 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
22,207 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 77% of students receive it. This private school has an average net price of $31,855.

683 Degrees in Major Awarded
92% Graduation Rate
11,520 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $18,278. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $82,200 after earning their degree at this institution. 3 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

234 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
5,795 Total Students

In their early career, Westfield grads earn an average salary of $36,300. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $18,131. 86% of students get financical aid.

144 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,857 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.00%. The full-time teacher rate is 10%. The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1.

133 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
5,825 Total Students

The 2.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 4.11 years. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $41,700 after earning their degree at this institution.

80 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
5,456 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $19,064. Most students complete their degree in 4.42 years. 62% of the teachers are full time.

79 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,291 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $7,915. In their early career, Quinsigamond Community College grads earn an average salary of $30,100. The full-time teacher rate is 25%.

76 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,932 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,500 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $8,882.

#9

Nichols College

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72 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
1,560 Total Students

100% of students get financical aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. The student loan default rate of 6.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

65 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,066 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,011. 40% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, STCC grads earn an average salary of $26,800.

Business & Commerce Careers in MA

Some of the careers general business majors go into include:

Job Title MA Job Growth MA Median Salary
Management Analysts 15% $95,080
Social and Community Service Managers 12% $65,590
Cost Estimators 11% $72,520
Construction Managers 10% $102,410
Administrative Services Managers 9% $101,250
General and Operations Managers 8% $110,760
Sales Managers 7% $130,900
Managers 7% $120,100
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 6% $100,260
Industrial Production Managers 2% $118,020

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

Major Annual Graduates in MA
Business Administration & Management 11,566
Accounting 2,302
Finance & Financial Management 2,091
Management Sciences & Methods 1,851
Marketing 1,736
International Business 1,001
Hospitality Management 504
Other Business & Marketing 333

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