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General Business/Commerce at George Washington University

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General Business/Commerce at George Washington University

What traits are you looking for in a general business school? To help you decide if George Washington University is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's general business program.

GWU is located in Washington, District of Columbia and has a total student population of 27,017. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 20 students received a bachelor's degree in general business from GWU.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in General Business/Commerce section at the bottom of this page.

GWU General Business/Commerce Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in General Business

GWU General Business/Commerce Rankings

The general business major at GWU is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for General Business/Commerce. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Earnings of GWU General Business Graduates

The median salary of general business students who receive their bachelor's degree at GWU is $52,414. This is 23% higher than $42,524, which is the national average for all general business bachelor's degree recipients.


General Business Student Demographics at GWU

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the general business majors at George Washington University.

GWU General Business/Commerce Bachelor’s Program

50% Women
45% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 20 students who graduated with a bachelor’s in general business from GWU in 2021, 50% were men and 50% were women.


About 55% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in general business at GWU are white. This is typical for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 7% more racial-ethnic minorities in its general business bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from George Washington University with a bachelor's in general business.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 5
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 11
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

GWU also has a doctoral program available in general business. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That General Business Grads May Go Into

A degree in general business can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for DC, the home state for George Washington University.

Occupation Jobs in DC Average Salary in DC
General and Operations Managers 25,930 $150,970
Managers 19,910 $147,460
Management Analysts 18,410 $106,210
Chief Executives 1,880 $247,500
Administrative Services Managers 1,410 $125,770


*The racial-ethnic minorities 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 racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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