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2022 Most Popular Business Support & Assistance Schools

1,004 Colleges
$20,190 Avg Salary
$13,618 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Business Support & Assistant Services School for You

Business Support & Assistant Services is one of the most popular majors in the nation, ranking 10th of all the majors we analyze. In 2019-2020, 17,755 degrees and certificates were awarded to students with this major.

When it comes to higher education, there are a lot of options for business students. You can choose a traditional brick and mortar school, or with the growth of online education, you can attend a school half-way across the country without even leaving your house. Also there are many trade schools that offer short-term programs that open up more career options.

Along with in-depth profiles of schools and the programs they offer, Business Degree Central has created the Most Popular Business Support & Assistance Schools to help you in your search for the best school for you. Our analysis looked at 1,004 schools in the United States to see which programs were the most popular for business students. To create this ranking we looked at how many students graduated from the Business Support & Assistant Services program at each school on the list.

The following schools top our list of the Most Popular Business Support & Assistant Services Colleges.

#1

Rio Salado College

Tempe, AZ

Our 2022 rankings named Rio Salado College the most popular school in the United States for business support and assistant services students. Rio Salado College is a fairly large public school located in the medium-sized city of Tempe.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Pueblo Community College. It ranked #2 on our 2022 Most Popular Business Support & Assistance Schools list. Located in the medium-sized city of Pueblo, Pueblo Community College is a public college with a moderately-sized student population.

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You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend Sinclair Community College. The school came in at #3 on this year’s Most Popular Business Support & Assistance Schools list. Located in the midsize city of Dayton, Sinclair Community College is a public school with a large student population.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Central Georgia Technical College. It ranked #4 on our 2022 Most Popular Business Support & Assistance Schools list. Located in the small city of Warner Robins, CGTC is a public school with a moderately-sized student population.

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#5

North Hennepin Community College

Brooklyn Park, MN

A rank of #5 on this year’s list means North Hennepin Community College is a great place for business support and assistant services students. Located in the large suburb of Brooklyn Park, North Hennepin Community College is a public school with a medium-sized student population.

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Bluegrass Community and Technical College ranked #6 on this year’s Most Popular Business Support & Assistance Schools list. Bluegrass Community and Technical College is a large public school located in the city of Lexington.

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#7

Ivy Tech Community College

Indianapolis, IN

Ivy Tech Community College landed the #7 spot in the 2022 rankings for the most popular business support and assistant services programs. Located in the city of Indianapolis, Ivy Tech Community College is a public school with a very large student population.

Business Support majors at Ivy Tech Community College take out an average of $13,588 in student loans while working on their egree. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $141.

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Central Louisiana Technical Community College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular schools for business support and assistant services students. It came in at #8 on the list. Central Louisiana Technical Community College is a small public school located in the city of Alexandria.

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California Technical Academy landed the #9 spot in the 2022 rankings for the most popular business support and assistant services programs. CTA is a small private for-profit school located in the large city of Riverside.

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SOWELA Technical Community College landed the #10 spot in the 2022 rankings for the most popular business support and assistant services programs. Located in the small city of Lake Charles, SOWELA is a public school with a small student population.

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Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College landed the #10 spot in the 2022 rankings for the most popular business support and assistant services programs. Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is a moderately-sized public school located in the rural area of Perkinston.

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With a ranking of #12, Georgia Northwestern Technical College did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for business support and assistant services students. Located in the city of Rome, Georgia Northwestern Technical College is a public college with a moderately-sized student population.

After completing their degree, business support graduates from Georgia Northwestern Technical College carry an average student debt load of $7,912. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $82, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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With a ranking of #13, Rasmussen University - Minnesota did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for business support and assistant services students. Rasmussen University - Minnesota is a small private for-profit school located in the city of St. Cloud.

On average, business support graduates from Rasmussen University - Minnesota take out $12,530 in student loans while working on their degree. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $130.

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Gateway Technical College landed the #14 spot in the 2022 rankings for the most popular business support and assistant services programs. Located in the suburb of Kenosha, Gateway Technical College is a public college with a medium-sized student population.

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With a ranking of #15, Rasmussen University - Florida did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for business support and assistant services students. Rasmussen University - Florida is a medium-sized private for-profit school located in the small city of Ocala.

The average amount in student loans that business support majors at Rasmussen University - Florida take out is $12,530. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $130.

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#16

Bellevue University

Bellevue, NE

Bellevue University did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular schools for business support and assistant services students. It came in at #16 on the list. Bellevue University is a large private not-for-profit school located in the suburb of Bellevue.

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#17

Lake Land College

Mattoon, IL

Lake Land College landed the #17 spot in the 2022 rankings for the most popular business support and assistant services programs. Located in the town of Mattoon, Lake Land College is a public college with a small student population.

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#18

Merced College

Merced, CA

Merced College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular schools for business support and assistant services students. It came in at #18 on the list. Merced Community College District is a large public school located in the small city of Merced.

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Louisiana Delta Community College came in at #19 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Business Support & Assistance Schools ranking. LDCC is a small public school located in the rural area of Monroe.

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#20

Gwinnett Technical College

Lawrenceville, GA

Gwinnett Technical College landed the #20 spot in the 2022 rankings for the most popular business support and assistant services programs. GTC is a moderately-sized public school located in the suburb of Lawrenceville.

Business Support majors at GTC take out an average of $19,905 in student loans while working on their egree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $207, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Long Island Business Institute came in at #21 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Business Support & Assistance Schools ranking. Located in the large city of Flushing, LIBI is a private for-profit college with a small student population.

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With a ranking of #21, Maysville Community and Technical College did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for business support and assistant services students. Located in the rural area of Maysville, Maysville Community and Technical College is a public school with a small student population.

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William Rainey Harper College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular schools for business support and assistant services students. It came in at #21 on the list. Located in the suburb of Palatine, Harper College is a public college with a large student population.

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#21

Reedley College

Reedley, CA

Reedley College landed the #21 spot in the 2022 rankings for the most popular business support and assistant services programs. Reedley College is a moderately-sized public school located in the town of Reedley.

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West Kentucky Community and Technical College came in at #25 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Business Support & Assistance Schools ranking. Located in the town of Paducah, West Kentucky Community and Technical College is a public college with a small student population.

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#27

Lanier Technical College

Oakwood, GA
#30

Valencia College

Orlando, FL
#31

Santa Ana College

Santa Ana, CA
#34

El Centro College

Dallas, TX
#35

Chaffey College

Rancho Cucamonga, CA
#37

Diversified Vocational College

Los Angeles, CA
#39

Palo Alto College

San Antonio, TX
#39

Portland Community College

Portland, OR
#41

Charter College

Vancouver, WA
#45

Arkansas Tech University

Russellville, AR
#46

Hinds Community College

Raymond, MS
#48

North Georgia Technical College

Clarkesville, GA
#50

North Idaho College

Coeur d'Alene, ID

Remaining Award Winners

This section shows the remainder of the schools awarded a Most Popular Business Support & Assistance Schools badge. Showing in this list means the school was ranked in the top 15% of the 1004 different United States business support and assistant services schools we analyzed.

Rank College Location
50 Coastal Pines Technical College Waycross, GA
50 Long Beach City College Long Beach, CA
53 Columbus Technical College Columbus, GA
54 College of Lake County Grayslake, IL
55 Santa Rosa Junior College Santa Rosa, CA
56 Green River College Auburn, WA
56 Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Elizabethtown, KY
56 Tidewater Community College Norfolk, VA
59 Allan Hancock College Santa Maria, CA
59 University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana Hope, AR
61 Atlanta Technical College Atlanta, GA
62 Central Texas College Killeen, TX
62 Southern Crescent Technical College Griffin, GA
64 San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia Visalia, CA
65 Bristol Community College Fall River, MA
65 Chippewa Valley Technical College Eau Claire, WI
65 UEI College-Riverside Riverside, CA
68 Indian Capital Technology Center, Muskogee Muskogee, OK
68 Colorado Mesa University Grand Junction, CO
68 Central Community College Grand Island, NE
68 Spokane Community College Spokane, WA
72 Butte College Oroville, CA
72 Shasta College Redding, CA
72 Southeastern Technical College Vidalia, GA
75 Fresno City College Fresno, CA
75 Ingram State Technical College Deatsville, AL
75 Riverside County Office of Education-School of Career Education Indio, CA
78 Bellingham Technical College Bellingham, WA
78 Lone Star College System The Woodlands, TX
78 Gadsden State Community College Gadsden, AL
78 Northeast Wisconsin Technical College Green Bay, WI
78 Cabrillo College Aptos, CA
83 Davis Technical College Kaysville, UT
83 Columbus State Community College Columbus, OH
83 Florida Career College - Lauderdale Lakes Lauderdale Lakes, FL
83 Florida Career College - Orlando Orlando, FL
87 Sierra College Rocklin, CA
87 East Los Angeles College Monterey Park, CA
87 Florida Career College - Boynton Beach Boynton Beach, FL
87 Hacienda La Puente Adult Education La Puente, CA
91 Midland College Midland, TX
91 Arkansas Northeastern College Blytheville, AR
91 UEI College-Fresno Fresno, CA
94 Jefferson State Community College Birmingham, AL
94 Peninsula College Port Angeles, WA
94 University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Fort Smith, AR
97 Anoka Technical College Anoka, MN
97 Texarkana College Texarkana, TX
97 Fox Valley Technical College Appleton, WI
97 Austin Community College District Austin, TX
101 Eastern Arizona College Thatcher, AZ
102 Blue Ridge Community and Technical College Martinsburg, WV
102 Trident Technical College Charleston, SC
102 Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College Shell Lake, WI
102 D’Mart Institute Barranquitas, PR
102 Amarillo College Amarillo, TX
102 South Texas College McAllen, TX
102 Technical College of the Lowcountry Beaufort, SC
102 Uintah Basin Technical College Roosevelt, UT
102 Savannah Technical College Savannah, GA
102 Moraine Valley Community College Palos Hills, IL
112 Washtenaw Community College Ann Arbor, MI
113 UEI College-Gardena Gardena, CA
113 Mt. San Jacinto College San Jacinto, CA
113 Riverside City College Riverside, CA
113 Wallace State Community College, Hanceville Hanceville, AL
113 United Education Institute-Encino Encino, CA
118 Rasmussen University - Wisconsin Green Bay, WI
118 East Mississippi Community College Scooba, MS
118 Augusta Technical College Augusta, GA
118 Horry-Georgetown Technical College Conway, SC
122 Los Angeles Pierce College Woodland Hills, CA
122 Parkland College Champaign, IL
122 Piedmont Technical College Greenwood, SC
125 United Education Institute-Huntington Park Campus Huntington Park, CA
125 Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Morristown Morristown, TN
125 Hill College Hillsboro, TX
125 Madison Area Technical College Madison, WI
125 Pima Community College Tucson, AZ
125 Seminole State College of Florida Sanford, FL
125 Palo Verde College Blythe, CA
125 College of Central Florida Ocala, FL
125 Universidad Metropolitana San Juan, PR
134 Jefferson Community and Technical College Louisville, KY
134 Victor Valley College Victorville, CA
134 Clark College Vancouver, WA
134 Wallace Community College, Dothan Dothan, AL
138 Bryant & Stratton College - Online Orchard Park, NY
138 Chemeketa Community College Salem, OR
138 Cuyahoga Community College District Cleveland, OH
138 United Education Institute-Anaheim Anaheim, CA
138 Florida Career College - Margate Margate, FL
138 Career Technical Institute Washington, DC
144 Florida Career College - West Palm Beach West Palm Beach, FL
144 Mt. San Antonio College Walnut, CA
144 San Antonio College San Antonio, TX
144 Alvin Community College Alvin, TX
144 Central Ohio Technical College Newark, OH
144 Florida Career College - Tampa Tampa, FL
144 Snead State Community College Boaz, AL
144 Northeast State Community College Blountville, TN
144 San Jacinto Community College Pasadena, TX
144 Wytheville Community College Wytheville, VA
144 Southern Union State Community College Wadley, AL
144 Tri-County Technical College Pendleton, SC
144 Rasmussen University - North Dakota Fargo, ND

Additional Noteworthy Schools

Here are some additional popular schools for Business Support & Assistance students that almost earned our Most Popular Business Support & Assistance Schools award.

Rank College Location
157 Eastern Iowa Community College District Davenport, IA
157 United Education Institute-Chula Vista Chula Vista, CA
157 United Education Institute-UEI College Stockton Stockton, CA
160 Quinebaug Valley Community College Danielson, CT
160 CET, Salinas Salinas, CA
160 Naugatuck Valley Community College Waterbury, CT
160 Cerro Coso Community College Ridgecrest, CA
160 Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Covington Covington, TN
160 University of Puerto Rico - Ponce Ponce, PR
160 Yavapai College Prescott, AZ
160 Trinity Valley Community College Athens, TX
160 Ogeechee Technical College Statesboro, GA
160 United Education Institute-West Covina West Covina, CA
160 Modesto Junior College Modesto, CA
171 Valdosta State University Valdosta, GA
171 Oconee Fall Line Technical College Sandersville, GA
171 University of Puerto Rico - Carolina Carolina, PR
171 Highland Community College Freeport, IL
171 American Institute - Clifton CLIFTON, NJ
171 Henry Ford College Dearborn, MI
177 Greenville Technical College Greenville, SC
177 Instituto Tecnologico de Puerto Rico-Recinto de Ponce Ponce, PR
177 New River Community College Dublin, VA
177 Coastal Alabama Community College Bay Minette, AL
177 Imperial Valley College Imperial, CA
177 Everett Community College Everett, WA
177 Broward College Fort Lauderdale, FL
177 Hillsborough Community College Tampa, FL
177 College of the Desert Palm Desert, CA
177 University of Puerto Rico - Humacao Humacao, PR
177 UEI College-Bakersfield Bakersfield, CA
177 Metro Technology Centers Oklahoma City, OK
177 Universidad del Este Carolina, PR
190 Antelope Valley College Lancaster, CA
190 Milwaukee Area Technical College Milwaukee, WI
190 Yuba College Marysville, CA
190 Mt. Hood Community College Gresham, OR
190 United Education Institute-Ontario Ontario, CA
190 Ogden-Weber Technical College Ogden, UT
190 Cuyamaca College El Cajon, CA
190 CET, Coachella Coachella, CA
190 York Technical College Rock Hill, SC
190 Florida Career College - Hialeah Hialeah, FL
190 Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Crossville Crossville, TN
190 Thomas Nelson Community College Hampton, VA
190 Empire College Santa Rosa, CA
190 Florida Career College - Houston Campus Houston, TX

Business Support & Assistant Services by Region

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Region
Southeast
New England
Rocky Mountains
Plains States
Middle Atlantic
Far Western US
Southwest
Great Lakes

Business Support & Assistant Services is one of 21 different types of business programs to choose from.

Business Support Concentrations

Major Annual Graduates
General Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science 7,381
Business & Office Technology 3,154
Customer Service Support/Call Center/Teleservice Operation 2,489
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services 1,852
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary 1,807
Other Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services 401
Parts, Warehousing, and Inventory Management Operations 281
Traffic, Customs, and Transportation Clerk/Technician 214
Receptionist 176

Related Major Annual Graduates
Business Administration & Management 404,734
Accounting 101,094
Finance & Financial Management 57,893
General Business/Commerce 55,749
Marketing 52,262

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 25 schools only.

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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