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Business & Commerce Schools in Rhode Island

136 General Business students earned their degrees in the state in 2020-2021.

As a degree choice, Business & Commerce is the 9th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Business & Commerce Majors in Rhode Island

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate Degree 126
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 7
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 7
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 7
Bachelor’s Degree 3

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.4%
  • Black or African American: 2.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 17.6%
  • White: 60.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.9%
  • Other Races: 11.8%

Jobs for Business & Commerce Grads in Rhode Island

13,610 people in the state and 5,325,510 in the nation are employed in jobs related to general business.


Wages for Business & Commerce Jobs in Rhode Island

In this state, general business grads earn an average of $127,400. Nationwide, they make an average of $103,330.


There are 2 colleges in Rhode Island that offer general business degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:

126 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,684 Total Students

A typical student attending CCRI will pay a net price of $6,898. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,333 a year. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
17,649 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 98% of students receive it. In their early career, URI grads earn an average salary of $51,827. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.

Business & Commerce Careers in RI

Some of the careers general business majors go into include:

Job Title RI Job Growth RI Median Salary
Cost Estimators 12% $67,190
Administrative Services Managers 10% $119,450
General and Operations Managers 9% $134,840
Construction Managers 8% $113,860
Sales Managers 8% $150,250
Social and Community Service Managers 7% $93,320
Management Analysts 6% $81,010
Industrial Production Managers 5% $117,160
Managers 4% $114,950
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 4% $113,060
Chief Executives -7% $208,000

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

Major Annual Graduates in RI
Business Administration & Management 1,287
Finance & Financial Management 680
Accounting 569
Marketing 561
Hospitality Management 280
Entrepreneurial Studies 147
International Business 119
Human Resource Management 111

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