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Bachelor’s Degrees in Business Support & Assistant Services

372 Yearly Graduations
$21,300 Median Salary
$15,666 Median Debt
There are 40 colleges and univerities across the nation that offer a bachelor's degree in business support. Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were women, and 79% were students from underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

Education Levels of Business Support Majors

In 2018-2019, 372 bachelor's degrees were awarded to business support majors. This makes it the 23rd most popular bachelor's degree program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in business support at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Basic Certificate 10,337
Undergraduate Certificate 4,663
Associate’s Degree 4,111
Bachelor’s Degree 372

Earnings of Business Support Majors With Bachelor’s Degrees

The median salary for graduates holding a bachelor's degree in business support is $21,300. However, this can depend on a number of factors, such as where you live and the number of years experience you have.

A better approximation of salary is to look at the typical range of salaries. In this case the low is $18,100 and the high is $30,400.

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Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding a bachelor's degree in business support is $15,666. The length of time it takes you to graduate and what college you attend can affect this number quite a bit.

The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $16,750 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $9,587.

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Those students who are paying back their debt on a 10-year repayment plan have a median monthly payment of $163.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their bachelor's degree in business support. About 78.0% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 82
Women 290
Gender Diversity of Bachelor's Degrees in Business Support

The racial-ethnic distribution of business support bachelor’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 0
Black or African American 26
Hispanic or Latino 259
White 62
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 25
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Business Support Bachelor's Degree Students

There are 40 colleges that offer a bachelor’s degree in business support. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

Bellevue University

Bellevue, Nebraska
49 Yearly Graduations
35% Women
31% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for business support students seekinga bachelor's degree is Bellevue University. Roughly 11,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,176 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,530 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 49 bachelor's degrees were handed out to business support majors at Bellevue University. Of these students, 35% were women and 31% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#2

University of Puerto Rico - Humacao

Humacao, Puerto Rico
34 Yearly Graduations
91% Women
79% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Puerto Rico - Humacao is the 2nd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in business support. Roughly 3,200 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 34 bachelor's degrees were handed out to business support majors at UPR Humacao. Around 79% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 91% were women.

#3

University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo

Arecibo, Puerto Rico
32 Yearly Graduations
91% Women

University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo is the 3rd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in business support. Roughly 3,500 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 32 bachelor's degrees were handed out to business support majors at UPR Arecibo. About 91% of this group were women, and 100% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#4

University of Puerto Rico - Ponce

Ponce, Puerto Rico
31 Yearly Graduations
84% Women

University of Puerto Rico - Ponce comes in at #4 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in business support. Each year, around 2,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 31 bachelor's degrees were handed out to business support majors at UPR Ponce. About 84% of this group were women, and 100% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#5

University of Puerto Rico - Bayamon

Bayamon, Puerto Rico
25 Yearly Graduations
84% Women

The 5th most popular school in the country for business support majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is University of Puerto Rico - Bayamon. Roughly 3,900 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 25 people received their bachelor's degree in business support from UPR Bayamon. About 84% of this group were women, and 100% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#5

University of Puerto Rico - Carolina

Carolina, Puerto Rico
25 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The 5th most popular school in the country for business support majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is University of Puerto Rico - Carolina. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 25 people received their bachelor's degree in business support from UPR Carolina. Around 100% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

#5

Universidad del Este

Carolina, Puerto Rico
25 Yearly Graduations
96% Women

The 5th most popular school in the country for business support majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is Universidad del Este. Roughly 9,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,920 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $2,652 per year.

The business support program at Universidad del Este awarded 25 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 100% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 96% were women.

#8

East Carolina University

Greenville, North Carolina
24 Yearly Graduations
58% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

East Carolina University comes in at #8 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in business support. Roughly 28,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,452 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $4,749 per year.

The business support program at East Carolina University awarded 24 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 33% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 58% were women.

#9

Valdosta State University

Valdosta, Georgia
23 Yearly Graduations
83% Women
74% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 9th most popular school in the country for business support majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is Valdosta State University. Roughly 11,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,371 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $4,572 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 23 bachelor's degrees were handed out to business support majors at VSU. Around 74% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 83% were women.

#10

University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez

Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
18 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
89% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 10th most popular school in the country for business support majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez. Each year, around 12,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $3,968 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $3,510 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 18 bachelor's degrees were handed out to business support majors at UPR Mayaguez. Around 89% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 67% were women.

#11

University of Puerto Rico - Utuado

Utuado, Puerto Rico
14 Yearly Graduations
86% Women

University of Puerto Rico - Utuado comes in at #11 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in business support. Each year, around 600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 14 people received their bachelor's degree in business support from UPR Utuado. About 86% of this group were women, and 100% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#12

Dewey University - Hato Rey

Hato Rey, Puerto Rico
11 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Dewey University - Hato Rey comes in at #12 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in business support. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,480 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,535 per year.

The business support program at Dewey University - Hato Rey awarded 11 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 100% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

#12

University of Puerto Rico - Cayey

Cayey, Puerto Rico
11 Yearly Graduations
91% Women

University of Puerto Rico - Cayey comes in at #12 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in business support. Each year, around 2,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 11 people received their bachelor's degree in business support from UPR Cayey. About 91% of this group were women, and 100% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#14

Weber State University

Ogden, Utah
7 Yearly Graduations
71% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Weber State University is the 14th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in business support. Roughly 29,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,990 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,476 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 7 people received their bachelor's degree in business support from WSU. About 71% of this group were women, and 29% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

6 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The 15th most popular school in the country for business support majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico - Ponce. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,920 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,580 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 6 bachelor's degrees were handed out to business support majors at Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico - Ponce. Around 100% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

#16

Universidad Adventista de las Antillas

Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
5 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Universidad Adventista de las Antillas is the 16th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in business support. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,050 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $2,500 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 bachelor's degrees were handed out to business support majors at Universidad Adventista de las Antillas. Around 100% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

#17

Bayamon Central University

Bayamón, Puerto Rico
4 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The 17th most popular school in the country for business support majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is Bayamon Central University. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $5,290 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $6,450 per year.

The business support program at Bayamon Central University awarded 4 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 100% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

4 Yearly Graduations
75% Women

Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez comes in at #17 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in business support. Each year, around 1,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,920 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,580 per year.

The business support program at Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez awarded 4 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 100% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 75% were women.

#19

National University College

Bayamon, Puerto Rico
3 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The 19th most popular school in the country for business support majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is National University College. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,300 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $3,510 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 3 people received their bachelor's degree in business support from National University College. Around 100% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

#19

Caribbean University - Bayamon

Bayamon, Puerto Rico
3 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Caribbean University - Bayamon is the 19th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in business support. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,656 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,112 per year.

The business support program at Caribbean University - Bayamon awarded 3 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 100% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

Business Support Focus Areas

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Executive Assistant 173
General Administrative Assistant 115
Traffic, Customs & Transportation 49
Business & Office Technology 34
General Office & Clerical Services 1

Below are some popular majors that are similar to business support that offer bachelor’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Business Administration & Management 172,408
Accounting 53,997
Finance & Financial Management 46,736
Marketing 44,258
Business & Commerce 25,818

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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