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Business & Commerce Schools in Mississippi

446 students earned General Business degrees in Mississippi in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Business & Commerce is the 4th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Business & Commerce Majors in Mississippi

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 315
Bachelor’s Degree 131

Gender Distribution

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

Business & Commerce Majors in MS Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Black or African American: 30.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.8%
  • White: 61.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.1%
  • Other Races: 2.7%
Business & Commerce Majors in MS Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Business & Commerce Grads in Mississippi

In this state, there are 38,000 people employed in jobs related to a general business degree, compared to 5,325,510 nationwide.

Business & Commerce Jobs Nationwide vs. MS

Wages for Business & Commerce Jobs in Mississippi

In this state, general business grads earn an average of $80,410. Nationwide, they make an average of $103,330.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 8 colleges in Mississippi that offer general business degrees. Learn about the most popular 8 below:

129 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,529 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. A typical student attending Holmes Community College will pay a net price of $4,332. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $22,600 after earning their degree at this institution.

95 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
21,617 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $13,857. 84% of the teachers are full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.44 years.

78 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,768 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. 97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 53%.

66 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,832 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. 44% of the teachers are full time. Graduates earn an average $21,200 after graduation.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,516 Total Students

99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. A typical student attending Mississippi Delta Community College will pay a net price of $2,905. 63% of the teachers are full time.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
3,751 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,100 a year. 60% of the teachers are full time. 97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
625 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $33,100 after graduation.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,808 Total Students

99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. In their early career, Coahoma Community College grads earn an average salary of $16,400.

Business & Commerce Careers in MS

Some of the careers general business majors go into include:

Job Title MS Job Growth MS Median Salary
Social and Community Service Managers 11% $40,420
Management Analysts 8% $64,520
Industrial Production Managers 8% $91,150
General and Operations Managers 7% $59,800
Administrative Services Managers 7% $69,620
Sales Managers 7% $91,560
Cost Estimators 7% $57,630
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 6% $79,570
Managers 6% $72,130
Construction Managers 3% $66,520
Chief Executives -6% $105,160

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

Major Annual Graduates in MS
Business Administration & Management 2,442
Accounting 1,062
Marketing 766
Business Support & Assistance 434
Finance & Financial Management 396
Hospitality Management 184
Human Resource Management 106
Management Information Systems 92

View all majors related to Business & Commerce

View Nationwide Business & Commerce Report

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