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Business & Commerce Schools in Texas

6,284 General Business students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Business & Commerce is the 3rd most popular major in the state out of a total 27 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Business & Commerce Majors in Texas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 3,069
Bachelor’s Degree 2,089
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 762
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 279
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 279
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 47
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 47
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 47
Master’s Degree 36
Post-Master’s Certificate 2
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2

Gender Distribution

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

Business & Commerce Majors in TX Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 9.1%
  • Black or African American: 8.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 37.2%
  • White: 37.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.6%
  • Other Races: 4.5%
Business & Commerce Majors in TX Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Business & Commerce Grads in Texas

In this state, there are 390,420 people employed in jobs related to a general business degree, compared to 5,325,510 nationwide.

Business & Commerce Jobs Nationwide vs. TX

Wages for Business & Commerce Jobs in Texas

General Business grads earn an average of $105,320 in the state and $103,330 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 81 colleges in Texas that offer general business degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

795 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
51,090 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 65% of students receive it. Graduates earn an average $46,000 after graduation. It takes the average student 4.37 years to graduate.

612 Degrees in Major Awarded
32,452 Total Students

The 5.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. This public school has an average net price of $8,684. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 31% are considered full time.

366 Degrees in Major Awarded
41,056 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 61% of students receive it. In their early career, Austin Community College District grads earn an average salary of $29,000. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

348 Degrees in Major Awarded
29,080 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $22,000 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 25 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 87% get financial aid.

313 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
21,558 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 5.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1. It takes the average student 4.58 years to graduate.

313 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
33,054 Total Students

60% of the teachers are full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 91% get financial aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $23,600 after earning their degree at this institution.

269 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
13,166 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 59% are considered full time. In their early career, Tarleton grads earn an average salary of $35,900.

244 Degrees in Major Awarded
50,519 Total Students

23 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $5,380. Graduates earn an average $29,100 after graduation.

228 Degrees in Major Awarded
35,132 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 35%. Of all the students who attend this school, 41% get financial aid. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $5,992.

195 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
29,543 Total Students

80% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 24 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.70%.

Business & Commerce Careers in TX

Some of the careers general business majors go into include:

Job Title TX Job Growth TX Median Salary
Social and Community Service Managers 22% $67,530
Management Analysts 21% $85,770
Cost Estimators 19% $69,330
General and Operations Managers 19% $101,580
Construction Managers 18% $90,900
Administrative Services Managers 18% $93,510
Sales Managers 18% $128,820
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 17% $95,630
Managers 15% $113,510
Industrial Production Managers 12% $109,690
Chief Executives 4% $208,000

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

Major Annual Graduates in TX
Business Administration & Management 24,812
Accounting 9,137
Finance & Financial Management 4,853
Marketing 4,054
Management Sciences & Methods 1,803
Management Information Systems 1,407
Hospitality Management 1,264
Human Resource Management 1,232

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