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Business & Commerce Schools in Wisconsin

739 General Business students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Business & Commerce is the 7th most popular major out of a total 25 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Business & Commerce Majors in Wisconsin

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 291
Master’s Degree 256
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 163
Associate’s Degree 14
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 9
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 9
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 9
Post-Master’s Certificate 5
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 5
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 1
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 1

Gender Distribution

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

Business & Commerce Majors in WI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.8%
  • Black or African American: 4.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.5%
  • White: 77.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 6.5%
  • Other Races: 4.2%
Business & Commerce Majors in WI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Business & Commerce Grads in Wisconsin

In this state, there are 95,380 people employed in jobs related to a general business degree, compared to 5,325,510 nationwide.

Business & Commerce Jobs Nationwide vs. WI

Wages for Business & Commerce Jobs in Wisconsin

In this state, general business grads earn an average of $104,290. Nationwide, they make an average of $103,330.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 15 colleges in Wisconsin that offer general business degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

324 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
12,452 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.57 years to graduate. The student loan default rate is 8.50% which is lower than average. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,900 a year.

247 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
44,257 Total Students

The 1.30% student loan default rate is lower than average. 82% of the teachers are full time. Graduates earn an average $45,000 after graduation.

41 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
2,081 Total Students

82% of the teachers are full time. Graduates earn an average $37,900 after graduation. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

#4

Edgewood College

Madison
37 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
2,038 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $39,500 a year. Most students complete their degree in 4.41 years. An average student at Edgewood will pay a net price of $25,340.

#5

Ripon College

Ripon
24 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
787 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.16 years. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 95% are considered full time.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
1,896 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.30%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $43,000 a year. An average student at Cardinal Stritch will pay a net price of $18,040.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
25,731 Total Students

83% of students get financical aid. It takes the average student 4.86 years to graduate. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.30%.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
1,416 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 31% are considered full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid. An average student at Bryant & Stratton College - Wauwatosa will pay a net price of $13,286.

#9

Alverno College

Milwaukee
6 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
1,744 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $36,700 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
5,777 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. The student loan default rate is 5.00% which is lower than average. 100% of the teachers are full time.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
985 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. An average student at MBU will pay a net price of $17,013. Most students complete their degree in 4.55 years.

Business & Commerce Careers in WI

Some of the careers general business majors go into include:

Job Title WI Job Growth WI Median Salary
Management Analysts 16% $73,570
Social and Community Service Managers 14% $64,430
Managers 13% $75,630
Construction Managers 12% $104,570
Sales Managers 12% $126,260
Administrative Services Managers 11% $103,360
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 11% $91,190
Cost Estimators 10% $54,970
General and Operations Managers 10% $104,990
Industrial Production Managers 8% $104,520

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

Major Annual Graduates in WI
Business Administration & Management 6,335
Accounting 2,652
Marketing 1,705
Finance & Financial Management 1,496
Human Resource Management 776
Business Support & Assistance 476
Entrepreneurial Studies 415
Management Information Systems 287

View all majors related to Business & Commerce

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