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Business & Commerce Schools in Rhode Island

In 2018-2019, 104 students earned their General Business degrees in RI.

A Business & Commerce major is the 11th most popular major in this 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’s Degree 97
Bachelor’s Degree 7

Gender Distribution

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

Business & Commerce Majors in RI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.8%
  • Black or African American: 8.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 16.3%
  • White: 60.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 10.6%
Business & Commerce Majors in RI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Business & Commerce Grads in Rhode Island

There are 13,610 people in the state and 5,325,510 people in the nation working in general business jobs.

Business & Commerce Jobs Nationwide vs. RI

Wages for Business & Commerce Jobs in Rhode Island

General Business grads earn an average of $127,400 in the state and $103,330 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

97 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,775 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,000 after earning their degree at this institution. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,826.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
17,465 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 95% get financial aid. A typical student attending URI will pay a net price of $20,334. 67% of the teachers are full time.

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 1,571
Accounting 622
Finance & Financial Management 612
Marketing 576
Hospitality Management 228
Entrepreneurial Studies 181
Human Resource Management 146
International Business 146

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