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Business & Commerce Schools in New Jersey

In 2018-2019, 572 students earned their General Business degrees in NJ.

A Business & Commerce major is the 48th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Business & Commerce Majors in New Jersey

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 513
Bachelor’s Degree 53
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 6
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 6

Gender Distribution

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

Business & Commerce Majors in NJ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 6.5%
  • Black or African American: 14.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 32.9%
  • White: 32.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.7%
  • Other Races: 9.4%
Business & Commerce Majors in NJ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Business & Commerce Grads in New Jersey

In this state, there are 129,200 people employed in jobs related to a general business degree, compared to 5,325,510 nationwide.

Business & Commerce Jobs Nationwide vs. NJ

Wages for Business & Commerce Jobs in New Jersey

In this state, general business grads earn an average of $130,770. Nationwide, they make an average of $103,330.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 13 colleges in New Jersey that offer general business degrees. Learn about the most popular 13 below:

206 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,887 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 53% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. In their early career, RVCC grads earn an average salary of $30,500.

148 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,412 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 69% get financial aid. A typical student attending Union County College will pay a net price of $3,500. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,200 after earning their degree at this institution.

105 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,480 Total Students

77% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,272. 100% of the teachers are full time.

67 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
960 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 67% of students receive it. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 14% are considered full time. Graduates earn an average $33,100 after graduation.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,686 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 37% of students receive it. 100% of the teachers are full time.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,856 Total Students

23 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,987. 51% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
21,115 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 81% of students get financical aid. A typical student attending Montclair State will pay a net price of $19,949.

#8

Ocean County College

Toms River
2 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,176 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 25 to 1. 100% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,900 after earning their degree at this institution.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
3,483 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $21,590. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. It takes the average student 4.33 years to graduate.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
7,871 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 27% are considered full time.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
6,929 Total Students

In their early career, Stevens grads earn an average salary of $68,600. This private institution charges an average net price of $37,598. Most students complete their degree in 4.55 years.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,934 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.10%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. Graduates earn an average $46,200 after graduation.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,934 Total Students

In their early career, Cumberland County College grads earn an average salary of $25,200. 100% of the teachers are full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,736.

Business & Commerce Careers in NJ

Some of the careers general business majors go into include:

Job Title NJ Job Growth NJ Median Salary
Social and Community Service Managers 19% $82,240
Business Professors 17% $96,490
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 13% $111,750
Cost Estimators 12% $69,960
Management Analysts 11% $97,860
Construction Managers 10% $131,130
General and Operations Managers 10% $140,130
Administrative Services Managers 8% $118,540
Sales Managers 8% $149,770
Managers 7% $127,510
Industrial Production Managers 6% $120,960
Chief Executives -6% $208,000

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

Major Annual Graduates in NJ
Business Administration & Management 8,853
Accounting 2,252
Finance & Financial Management 1,261
Human Resource Management 1,002
Marketing 746
Management Sciences & Methods 627
Hospitality Management 227
Management Information Systems 216

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View Nationwide Business & Commerce Report

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