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Business & Commerce Schools in North Carolina

In 2018-2019, 437 students earned their General Business degrees in NC.

As a degree choice, Business & Commerce is the 8th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Business & Commerce Majors in North Carolina

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 331
Associate’s Degree 106

Gender Distribution

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

Business & Commerce Majors in NC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.9%
  • Black or African American: 52.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.9%
  • White: 32.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.6%
  • Other Races: 5.5%
Business & Commerce Majors in NC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Business & Commerce Grads in North Carolina

130,360 people in the state and 5,325,510 in the nation are employed in jobs related to general business.

Business & Commerce Jobs Nationwide vs. NC

Wages for Business & Commerce Jobs in North Carolina

General Business grads earn an average of $107,080 in the state and $103,330 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 9 colleges in North Carolina that offer general business degrees. Learn about the most popular 9 below:

316 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
6,318 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 67% of students receive it. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,100 after earning their degree at this institution. This private school has an average net price of $24,150.

#2

Wake Forest University

Winston-Salem
104 Degrees in Major Awarded
88% Graduation Rate
8,495 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 1.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The average student takes 4.06 years to complete their degree at Wake Forest University. Graduates earn an average $51,100 after graduation.

#3

Louisburg College

Louisburg
10 Degrees in Major Awarded
556 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 67%. This private school has an average net price of $24,619.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
889 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 33%. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The average student takes 4.31 years to complete their degree at WPU.

#5

Montreat College

Montreat
2 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
930 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.18 years. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
59 Total Students
1 Degrees in Major Awarded
668 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. 39% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
7,698 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $12,339. The full-time teacher rate is 82%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $27,500 a year.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
13% Graduation Rate
72 Total Students

3% of the teachers are full time. The 9.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Business & Commerce Careers in NC

Some of the careers general business majors go into include:

Job Title NC Job Growth NC Median Salary
Social and Community Service Managers 24% $64,360
Management Analysts 19% $83,700
Construction Managers 14% $97,290
Administrative Services Managers 14% $98,260
Cost Estimators 13% $59,750
General and Operations Managers 13% $108,750
Managers 12% $113,560
Sales Managers 11% $131,600
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 11% $97,210
Industrial Production Managers 2% $102,450

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

Major Annual Graduates in NC
Business Administration & Management 15,140
Accounting 3,720
Finance & Financial Management 1,296
Marketing 1,033
Management Sciences & Methods 718
Hospitality Management 464
Human Resource Management 295
Entrepreneurial Studies 218

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