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Business & Commerce Schools in Tennessee

In 2018-2019, 604 students earned their General Business degrees in TN.

As a degree choice, Business & Commerce is the 5th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Business & Commerce Majors in Tennessee

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 245
Bachelor’s Degree 211
Associate’s Degree 148

Gender Distribution

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

Business & Commerce Majors in TN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.8%
  • Black or African American: 44.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.0%
  • White: 43.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.8%
  • Other Races: 7.8%
Business & Commerce Majors in TN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Business & Commerce Grads in Tennessee

There are 106,150 people in the state and 5,325,510 people in the nation working in general business jobs.

Business & Commerce Jobs Nationwide vs. TN

Wages for Business & Commerce Jobs in Tennessee

A typical salary for a general business grad in the state is $83,010, compared to a typical salary of $103,330 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 12 colleges in Tennessee that offer general business degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Bethel University

McKenzie
201 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
3,119 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. The average student takes 4.74 years to complete their degree at Bethel. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

155 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
4,121 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,100 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 29 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 10% are considered full time.

#3

Belmont University

Nashville
105 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
8,440 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 2.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $34,600 a year.

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
2,550 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 48% are considered full time. This private institution charges an average net price of $21,948. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
36% Graduation Rate
11,048 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 100% of the teachers are full time.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
1,968 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student loan default rate is 7.90% which is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 97%.

#7

Fisk University

Nashville
20 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
874 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it. Most students complete their degree in 4.17 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

#8

South College

Knoxville
8 Degrees in Major Awarded
20% Graduation Rate
2,843 Total Students

52% of the teachers are full time. This private institution charges an average net price of $19,413. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
4,867 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.40%. The full-time teacher rate is 46%. In their early career, LMU grads earn an average salary of $32,800.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
21,721 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 77% are considered full time. A typical student attending Middle Tennessee State University will pay a net price of $12,712.

Business & Commerce Careers in TN

Some of the careers general business majors go into include:

Job Title TN Job Growth TN Median Salary
Management Analysts 27% $75,530
Administrative Services Managers 20% $80,730
Sales Managers 20% $97,650
Social and Community Service Managers 18% $61,190
General and Operations Managers 17% $87,980
Construction Managers 16% $72,630
Cost Estimators 14% $58,520
Managers 13% $74,130
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 12% $77,370
Industrial Production Managers 11% $93,300
Chief Executives 5% $129,720

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

Major Annual Graduates in TN
Business Administration & Management 6,589
Accounting 1,322
Marketing 817
Finance & Financial Management 736
Business Support & Assistance 456
Management Sciences & Methods 230
Human Resource Management 215
Management Information Systems 208

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