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Business & Commerce Schools in Alabama

In 2018-2019, 329 students earned their General Business degrees in AL.

A Business & Commerce major is the 55th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Business & Commerce Majors in Alabama

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 226
Associate’s Degree 60
Master’s Degree 24
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 19

Gender Distribution

In Alabama, a general business major is more popular with women than with men.

Business & Commerce Majors in AL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of general business majors in Alabama is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.9%
  • Black or African American: 41.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.8%
  • White: 45.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.4%
  • Other Races: 7.3%
Business & Commerce Majors in AL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Business & Commerce Grads in Alabama

In this state, there are 51,390 people employed in jobs related to a general business degree, compared to 5,325,510 nationwide.

Business & Commerce Jobs Nationwide vs. AL

Wages for Business & Commerce Jobs in Alabama

General Business grads earn an average of $96,500 in the state and $103,330 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 12 colleges in Alabama that offer general business degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Faulkner University

Montgomery
108 Degrees in Major Awarded
21% Graduation Rate
3,178 Total Students

100% of students get financical aid. This private school has an average net price of $25,557. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,700 a year.

65 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
1,234 Total Students

100% of students get financical aid. Graduates earn an average $33,100 after graduation. 17% of the teachers are full time.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
22% Graduation Rate
5,211 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 96% get financial aid. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $30,100 after earning their degree at this institution.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,350 Total Students

In their early career, Shelton State Community College grads earn an average salary of $22,700. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 73% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 44%.

#5

Huntingdon College

Montgomery
26 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
1,081 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $20,136. The full-time teacher rate is 57%. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
14,834 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.79 years. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,871. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $31,500 after earning their degree at this institution.

#7

Stillman College

Tuscaloosa
20 Degrees in Major Awarded
23% Graduation Rate
797 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $13,857. The full-time teacher rate is 69%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $22,800 after earning their degree at this institution.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,531 Total Students

81% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. In their early career, Southern Union State Community College grads earn an average salary of $25,300. 31% of the teachers are full time.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,860 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 54%. A typical student attending Bishop State Community College will pay a net price of $4,262. Graduates earn an average $19,100 after graduation.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,274 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 41% are considered full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,299. Of all the students who attend this school, 96% get financial aid.

Business & Commerce Careers in AL

Some of the careers general business majors go into include:

Job Title AL Job Growth AL Median Salary
Business Professors 18% $85,800
Management Analysts 16% $84,400
Industrial Production Managers 15% $96,770
Social and Community Service Managers 14% $63,100
Cost Estimators 10% $55,910
General and Operations Managers 10% $100,980
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 9% $82,330
Construction Managers 8% $86,350
Sales Managers 7% $103,890
Administrative Services Managers 7% $89,520
Managers 6% $101,560
Chief Executives -4% $189,920

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

Major Annual Graduates in AL
Business Administration & Management 7,303
Accounting 1,534
Marketing 1,174
Finance & Financial Management 1,084
Business Support & Assistance 499
Human Resource Management 442
Management Information Systems 423
Managerial Economics 296

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