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International Business Schools in California

1,143 International Business students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, International Business is the 13th most popular major in the state out of a total 28 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of International Business Majors in California

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 475
Bachelor’s Degree 391
Master’s Degree 217
Associate’s Degree 33
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 25
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 25
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 25
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 1
Post-Master’s Certificate 1
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 1
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 1

Gender Distribution

In California, a international business major is more popular with men than with women.

International Business Majors in CA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of international business majors in California is as follows:

  • Asian: 9.1%
  • Black or African American: 2.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 38.2%
  • White: 19.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 24.8%
  • Other Races: 6.7%
International Business Majors in CA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for International Business Grads in California

285,070 people in the state and 2,569,530 in the nation are employed in jobs related to international business.

International Business Jobs Nationwide vs. CA

Wages for International Business Jobs in California

International Business grads earn an average of $137,640 in the state and $123,880 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 54 colleges in California that offer international business degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:


Santa Ana College

Santa Ana
414 Degrees in Major Awarded
27,052 Total Students

85% of students get financical aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,300 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 36 to 1.

120 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
8,824 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 60%. In their early career, Pepperdine grads earn an average salary of $47,800. 91% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

97 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
35,544 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 28 to 1. Graduates earn an average $37,700 after graduation. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.90%.

88 Degrees in Major Awarded
92% Graduation Rate
48,321 Total Students

An average student at USC will pay a net price of $30,453. 59% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, USC grads earn an average salary of $53,800.

75 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
40,445 Total Students

The average student takes 4.93 years to complete their degree at Cal State Fullerton. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,234. The 2.60% student loan default rate is lower than average.

57 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
9,181 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.16 years. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 51% are considered full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $50,100 a year.

43 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
10,636 Total Students

42% of the teachers are full time. 85% of students get financical aid. Graduates earn an average $50,000 after graduation.


Ashford University

San Diego
32 Degrees in Major Awarded
14% Graduation Rate
32,620 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $18,907. The average student takes 5.05 years to complete their degree at Ashford University. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
29,799 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $2,570. 39% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,900 after earning their degree at this institution.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
412 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 86% get financial aid. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $11,062. 1 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

International Business Careers in CA

Some of the careers international business majors go into include:

Job Title CA Job Growth CA Median Salary
General and Operations Managers 12% $114,110
Chief Executives -2% $208,000

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

Major Annual Graduates in CA
Business Administration & Management 64,132
Accounting 7,526
Business Support & Assistance 3,146
Business & Commerce 2,559
Management Sciences & Methods 1,772
Managerial Economics 1,701
Human Resource Management 1,568
Finance & Financial Management 1,504

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