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Business & Commerce Schools in Missouri

3,781 students earned General Business degrees in Missouri in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Business & Commerce is the 2nd most popular major out of a total 24 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Business & Commerce Majors in Missouri

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 2,508
Master’s Degree 824
Associate’s Degree 327
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 75
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 33
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 33
Post-Master’s Certificate 9
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 9
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 5
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 5
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 5

Gender Distribution

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

Business & Commerce Majors in MO Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.4%
  • Black or African American: 10.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.2%
  • White: 67.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 7.9%
  • Other Races: 7.1%
Business & Commerce Majors in MO Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Business & Commerce Grads in Missouri

There are 88,520 people in the state and 5,325,510 people in the nation working in general business jobs.

Business & Commerce Jobs Nationwide vs. MO

Wages for Business & Commerce Jobs in Missouri

A typical salary for a general business grad in the state is $97,820, compared to a typical salary of $103,330 nationwide.

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

843 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
30,014 Total Students

In their early career, Mizzou grads earn an average salary of $39,400. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $18,480. Most students complete their degree in 4.41 years.

#2

Columbia College

Columbia
691 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
9,913 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $33,000 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 27 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 90% of students receive it.

536 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
15,988 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.55 years to graduate. The full-time teacher rate is 55%. The student loan default rate is 6.20% which is lower than average.

#4

Lindenwood University

Saint Charles
494 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
8,392 Total Students

The average student takes 4.46 years to complete their degree at Lindenwood University. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. This private institution charges an average net price of $18,264.

393 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
16,388 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 7.80% which is lower than average. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,273.

243 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
5,604 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,635. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. 95% of students get financical aid.

161 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
10,013 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $25,045. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $42,600 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

89 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
23,453 Total Students

91% of students get financical aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.60%. It takes the average student 4.53 years to graduate.

84 Degrees in Major Awarded
17,294 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $22,400 a year. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,514. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.

73 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,821 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 67% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 100% of the teachers are full time.

Business & Commerce Careers in MO

Some of the careers general business majors go into include:

Job Title MO Job Growth MO Median Salary
Social and Community Service Managers 16% $56,540
Management Analysts 14% $76,230
Construction Managers 13% $89,730
Cost Estimators 11% $63,570
Administrative Services Managers 11% $86,940
Managers 10% $93,580
General and Operations Managers 10% $81,500
Sales Managers 7% $123,760
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 6% $92,470
Industrial Production Managers 2% $97,310
Chief Executives -3% $144,070

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

Major Annual Graduates in MO
Business Administration & Management 6,610
Accounting 2,035
Human Resource Management 1,110
Finance & Financial Management 973
Marketing 870
Management Information Systems 462
Management Sciences & Methods 379
Hospitality Management 298

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