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Business & Commerce Schools in Wisconsin

739 students earned General Business degrees in Wisconsin in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Business & Commerce is the 33rd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Business & Commerce Majors in Wisconsin

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 291
Master’s Degree 256
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 163
Associate’s Degree 14
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 9
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 9
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 9
Post-Master’s Certificate 5
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 5
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 1
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 1

Gender Distribution

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

Business & Commerce Majors in WI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.8%
  • Black or African American: 4.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.5%
  • White: 77.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 6.5%
  • Other Races: 4.2%
Business & Commerce Majors in WI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Business & Commerce Grads in Wisconsin

95,380 people in the state and 5,325,510 in the nation are employed in jobs related to general business.

Business & Commerce Jobs Nationwide vs. WI

Wages for Business & Commerce Jobs in Wisconsin

General Business grads earn an average of $104,290 in the state and $103,330 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 15 colleges in Wisconsin that offer general business degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

324 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
13,059 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 8.50% which is lower than average. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,900 a year. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,166.

247 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
43,463 Total Students

62% of students get financical aid. The 1.30% student loan default rate is lower than average. It takes the average student 4.37 years to graduate.

41 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
2,228 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. The student loan default rate is 2.20% which is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 82% are considered full time.

#4

Edgewood College

Madison
37 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
2,190 Total Students

The average student takes 4.41 years to complete their degree at Edgewood. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1. An average student at Edgewood will pay a net price of $25,340.

#5

Ripon College

Ripon
24 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
807 Total Students

The average student takes 4.16 years to complete their degree at Ripon. An average student at Ripon will pay a net price of $18,397. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
2,148 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 31%. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.30%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $43,000 a year.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
27,012 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $17,661. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 65% are considered full time. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
797 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid. An average student at Bryant & Stratton College - Wauwatosa will pay a net price of $13,286.

#9

Alverno College

Milwaukee
6 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
1,851 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. 38% of the teachers are full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.92 years.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
6,374 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. The average student takes 4.37 years to complete their degree at Concordia University, Wisconsin. The student loan default rate is 5.00% which is lower than average.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
1,035 Total Students

An average student at MBU will pay a net price of $17,013. Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid. The student loan default rate is 5.20% which is lower than average.

Business & Commerce Careers in WI

Some of the careers general business majors go into include:

Job Title WI Job Growth WI Median Salary
Management Analysts 16% $73,570
Social and Community Service Managers 14% $64,430
Business Professors 13% $92,180
Managers 13% $75,630
Construction Managers 12% $104,570
Sales Managers 12% $126,260
Administrative Services Managers 11% $103,360
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 11% $91,190
Cost Estimators 10% $54,970
General and Operations Managers 10% $104,990
Industrial Production Managers 8% $104,520

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

Major Annual Graduates in WI
Business Administration & Management 6,335
Accounting 2,652
Marketing 1,705
Finance & Financial Management 1,496
Human Resource Management 776
Business Support & Assistance 476
Entrepreneurial Studies 415
Management Information Systems 287

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