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Doctor’s Degree in Business Administration & Management

2,604 Yearly Graduations
$66,300 Median Salary
$92,674 Median Debt
There are 202 schools in the United States where you can get your doctor's degree in business administration. Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were men, and 32% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 17.3% of business administration graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Business Administration Majors

In 2018-2019, 2,604 earned their doctor's degree in business administration. This makes it the 13th most popular doctor's degree program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in business administration at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 128,188
Graduate Certificate 4,965
Doctor’s Degree 2,604

Earnings of Business Administration Majors With Doctor’s Degree

The median salary for graduates holding a doctor's degree in business administration is $66,300. However, this can depend on a number of factors, such as where you live and the number of years experience you have.

To get a better picture, earnings for this category of people can range from a low of $66,300 to a high of $78,800.

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Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding a doctor's degree in business administration is $92,674. The school you go to and how long it takes you to graduate, among other things, can cause this number to vary.

The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $92,674 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $83,922.

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The median monthly payment of a business administration graduate with a 10-year repayment plan is $1,080.

Student Diversity

More men than women pursue doctor's degree in business administration. About 54.5% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 1,419
Women 1,185
Gender Diversity of Doctor's Degree in Business Administration

The racial-ethnic distribution of business administration doctor’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 101
Black or African American 570
Hispanic or Latino 113
White 891
International Students 451
Other Races/Ethnicities 478
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Business Administration Doctor's Degree Students

There are 202 colleges that offer a doctor’s degree in business administration. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

Walden University

Minneapolis, Minnesota
421 Yearly Graduations
47% Women
57% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for business administration students seekinga doctor's degree is Walden University. Roughly 49,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,428 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,039 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 421 people received their doctor's degree in business administration from Walden University. About 47% of this group were women, and 57% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#2

Northcentral University

San Diego, California
328 Yearly Graduations
52% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Northcentral University comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degree in business administration. Roughly 10,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,064 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $16,983 per year.

The business administration program at Northcentral University awarded 328 doctor's degree during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 52% were women and 33% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

110 Yearly Graduations
59% Women
46% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Phoenix - Arizona comes in at #3 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degree in business administration. Roughly 103,900 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,552 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $16,752 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 110 doctor's degree were handed out to business administration majors at UOPX - Arizona. About 59% of this group were women, and 46% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

93 Yearly Graduations
42% Women
58% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs is the 4th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in business administration. Roughly 25,500 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,896 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $13,710 per year.

The business administration program at Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs awarded 93 doctor's degree during the 2018-2019 school year. About 42% of this group were women, and 58% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#5

Capella University

Minneapolis, Minnesota
84 Yearly Graduations
64% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Capella University is the 5th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in business administration. Each year, around 36,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $14,148 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,767 per year.

The business administration program at Capella University awarded 84 doctor's degree during the 2018-2019 school year. About 64% of this group were women, and 40% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#6

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

Minneapolis, Minnesota
74 Yearly Graduations
26% Women
3% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities is the 6th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in business administration. Roughly 51,800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $13,318 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $17,580 per year.

The business administration program at University of Minnesota - Twin Cities awarded 74 doctor's degree during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 26% were women and 3% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#7

University of the Cumberlands

Williamsburg, Kentucky
65 Yearly Graduations
43% Women
11% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of the Cumberlands comes in at #7 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degree in business administration. Roughly 10,000 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,875 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,670 per year.

The business administration program at University of the Cumberlands awarded 65 doctor's degree during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 43% were women and 11% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#8

St. John Fisher College

Rochester, New York
45 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
56% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 8th most popular school in the country for business administration majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is St. John Fisher College. Roughly 3,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $34,340 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $17,550 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 45 people received their doctor's degree in business administration from Fisher. Around 56% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 67% were women.

42 Yearly Graduations
40% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of South Florida - Main Campus is the 9th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in business administration. Each year, around 43,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,559 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,350 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 42 doctor's degree were handed out to business administration majors at USF Tampa. Of these students, 40% were women and 19% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#10

Our Lady of the Lake University

San Antonio, Texas
40 Yearly Graduations
65% Women
75% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Our Lady of the Lake University is the 10th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in business administration. Each year, around 3,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $28,330 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $16,326 per year.

The business administration program at Our Lady of the Lake University awarded 40 doctor's degree during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 75% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 65% were women.

#11

Temple University

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
38 Yearly Graduations
55% Women
18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Temple University is the 11th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in business administration. Roughly 39,900 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $16,080 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $16,956 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 38 doctor's degree were handed out to business administration majors at Temple. About 55% of this group were women, and 18% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

34 Yearly Graduations
38% Women
3% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 12th most popular school in the country for business administration majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is Arizona State University - Tempe. Roughly 51,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,710 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,720 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 34 people received their doctor's degree in business administration from ASU - Tempe. Of these students, 38% were women and 3% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

32 Yearly Graduations
22% Women

University of Management and Technology is the 13th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in business administration. Roughly 1,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,360 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,020 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 32 people received their doctor's degree in business administration from University of Management and Technology.

#14

Rutgers University - Newark

Newark, New Jersey
29 Yearly Graduations
48% Women
3% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 14th most popular school in the country for business administration majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is Rutgers University - Newark. Roughly 12,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $12,230 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $17,736 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 29 doctor's degree were handed out to business administration majors at Rutgers Newark. Of these students, 48% were women and 3% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#15

Liberty University

Lynchburg, Virginia
28 Yearly Graduations
46% Women
4% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 15th most popular school in the country for business administration majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is Liberty University. Roughly 75,000 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $15,417 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,980 per year.

The business administration program at Liberty University awarded 28 doctor's degree during the 2018-2019 school year. About 46% of this group were women, and 4% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#16

Wilmington University

New Castle, Delaware
26 Yearly Graduations
31% Women
15% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Wilmington University is the 16th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in business administration. Roughly 14,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,430 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,784 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 26 doctor's degree were handed out to business administration majors at Wilmington University. About 31% of this group were women, and 15% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

24 Yearly Graduations
58% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Los Angeles comes in at #17 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degree in business administration. Roughly 2,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,992 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $21,564 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 24 people received their doctor's degree in business administration from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Los Angeles. Of these students, 58% were women and 38% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#18

Ashford University

San Diego, California
23 Yearly Graduations
57% Women
43% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Ashford University is the 18th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in business administration. Roughly 36,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,640 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,060 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 23 doctor's degree were handed out to business administration majors at Ashford University. Around 43% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 57% were women.

#19

Stanford University

Stanford, California
22 Yearly Graduations
27% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Stanford University comes in at #19 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degree in business administration. Roughly 17,500 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $52,857 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $52,479 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 22 doctor's degree were handed out to business administration majors at Stanford. Of these students, 27% were women and 27% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#19

Gardner - Webb University

Boiling Springs, North Carolina
22 Yearly Graduations
45% Women
41% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Gardner - Webb University comes in at #19 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degree in business administration. Roughly 3,800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $31,220 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,000 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 22 people received their doctor's degree in business administration from Gardner - Webb. About 45% of this group were women, and 41% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to business administration that offer doctor’s degree.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Human Resource Management 317
Business & Commerce 258
Management Sciences & Methods 102
Finance & Financial Management 67
International Business 53

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student 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 percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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