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General Business/Commerce at Pennsylvania State University - Altoona

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General Business/Commerce at Pennsylvania State University - Altoona

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

In 2019, 56 general business majors received their bachelor's degree from Penn State Altoona.

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.

Penn State Altoona General Business/Commerce Degrees Available

  • Associate’s Degree in General Business
  • Bachelor’s Degree in General Business

Penn State Altoona General Business/Commerce Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the general business progam at Penn State Altoona compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The general business major at Penn State Altoona 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.

Ranking Type Rank
Best General Business/Commerce Associate’s Degree Schools 54
Best Value General Business/Commerce Bachelor’s Degree Schools 127
Best Value General Business/Commerce Associate’s Degree Schools 155
Best Value General Business/Commerce Schools 293
Most Popular General Business/Commerce Associate’s Degree Schools 373

Earnings of Penn State Altoona General Business Graduates

The median salary of general business students who receive their bachelor's degree at Penn State Altoona is $38,100. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $39,500 for all general business students.

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General Business Student Demographics at Penn State Altoona

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the general business majors at Pennsylvania State University - Altoona.

Penn State Altoona General Business/Commerce Associate’s Program

33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 100% of general business associate's degrees went to men and 0% went to women.

Penn State Altoona Gender Breakdown of General Business/Commerce Associate's Degree Grads

The majority of those who receive an associate's degree in general business at Penn State Altoona are white. Around 67% fell into this category, which is below average for this degree.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Pennsylvania State University - Altoona with a associate's in general business.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of General Business/Commerce Majors at Pennsylvania State University - Altoona
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 2
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Penn State Altoona General Business/Commerce Bachelor’s Program

41% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 56 students who earned a bachelor's degree in General Business/Commerce from Penn State Altoona in 2018-2019, 59% were men and 41% were women.

Penn State Altoona Gender Breakdown of General Business/Commerce Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 79% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in general business at Penn State Altoona are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of General Business/Commerce Majors at Pennsylvania State University - Altoona
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 44
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

Penn State Altoona also has a doctoral program available in general business. In 2019, 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 PA, the home state for Pennsylvania State University - Altoona.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
General and Operations Managers 80,160 $133,480
Management Analysts 27,970 $90,670
Managers 11,060 $126,290
Construction Managers 11,050 $106,270
Cost Estimators 8,610 $67,330

References

*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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