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Business & Commerce Schools in North Carolina

In 2020-2021, 494 students earned their General Business degrees in NC.

A Business & Commerce major is the 7th most popular major in this 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 390
Associate Degree 104

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.8%
  • Black or African American: 54.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.2%
  • White: 35.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.0%
  • Other Races: 5.9%

Jobs for Business & Commerce Grads in North Carolina

There are 130,360 people in the state and 5,325,510 people in the nation working in general business jobs.


Wages for Business & Commerce Jobs in North Carolina

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


There are 6 colleges in North Carolina that offer general business degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:

340 Degrees in Major Awarded
25% Graduation Rate
5,441 Total Students

28 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $30,628 after graduation. The 8.60% student loan default rate is lower than average.


Wake Forest University

131 Degrees in Major Awarded
89% Graduation Rate
8,789 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $32,845. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 44% of students receive it.


Chowan University

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
29% Graduation Rate
1,100 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,994 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.


Louisburg College

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
490 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 73%. 97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Graduates earn an average $25,967 after graduation.


Montreat College

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
950 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $23,643. It takes the average student 4.34 years to graduate. Graduates earn an average $34,493 after graduation.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
41 Total Students

The 8.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. Graduates earn an average $36,018 after graduation. The average student takes 4.50 years to complete their degree at DeVry University - North Carolina.

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 10,255
Accounting 2,113
Management Sciences & Methods 1,943
Finance & Financial Management 1,251
Marketing 1,118
Hospitality Management 313
International Business 259
Management Information Systems 259

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