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Doctor’s Degree in General Business/Commerce

258 Yearly Graduations
$89,600 Median Salary
$71,125 Median Debt
There are 25 schools in the United States where you can get your doctor's degree in general business. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were male, and 21 were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 42.6% of general business graduates were international students.

Education Levels of General Business Majors

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 258 students earned their doctor's degree in general business. This earns it the #78 spot on the list of the most popular doctor's degree programs in the nation.

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 9,486
Graduate Certificate 492
Doctor’s Degree 258

Earnings of General Business Majors With Doctor’s Degree

The median salary for graduates holding a doctor's degree in general business is $89,600. This number may vary for a lot of reasons. For instance, you may decide to move to a location where people with your degree are rare and make more money.

A better approximation of salary is to look at the typical range of salaries. In this case the low is $72,650 and the high is $91,050.

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Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding a doctor's degree in general business is $71,125. The length of time it takes you to graduate and what college you attend can affect this number quite a bit.

The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $99,642 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $57,890.

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The median monthly payment of a general business graduate with a 10-year repayment plan is $829.

Student Diversity

More men than women pursue doctor's degree in general business. About 55.8% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 144
Women 114
Gender Diversity of Doctor's Degree in General Business

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 15
Black or African American 19
Hispanic or Latino 11
White 80
International Students 110
Other Races/Ethnicities 23
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of General Business Doctor's Degree Students

There are 25 colleges that offer a doctor’s degree in general business. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

46 Yearly Graduations
57% Women
48% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for general business students seekinga doctor's degree is University of Maryland - University College. Roughly 59,300 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,200 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,640 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 46 people received their doctor's degree in general business from University of Maryland - University College. Around 48% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 57% were women.

#2

University of Houston

Houston, Texas
20 Yearly Graduations
50% Women
5% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 2nd most popular school in the country for general business majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is University of Houston. Each year, around 45,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,219 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,370 per year.

The general business program at University of Houston awarded 20 doctor's degree during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 50% were women and 5% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#3

University of North Texas

Denton, Texas
19 Yearly Graduations
37% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of North Texas is the 3rd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in general business. Each year, around 38,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,295 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,900 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 19 people received their doctor's degree in general business from UNT. Of these students, 37% were women and 21% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#4

University of Chicago

Chicago, Illinois
17 Yearly Graduations
35% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Chicago comes in at #4 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degree in general business. Each year, around 16,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $57,642 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $60,300 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 17 doctor's degree were handed out to general business majors at UChicago. Of these students, 35% were women and 24% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#5

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, Massachusetts
16 Yearly Graduations
38% Women
6% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 5th most popular school in the country for general business majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Roughly 11,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $53,450 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $53,450 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 16 people received their doctor's degree in general business from MIT. Of these students, 38% were women and 6% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#5

University of Maryland - College Park

College Park, Maryland
16 Yearly Graduations
44% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Maryland - College Park comes in at #5 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degree in general business. Roughly 40,500 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,824 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $13,158 per year.

The general business program at University of Maryland - College Park awarded 16 doctor's degree during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 44% were women and 19% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#5

Florida State University

Tallahassee, Florida
16 Yearly Graduations
44% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Florida State University is the 5th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in general business. Each year, around 41,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,640 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,684 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 16 doctor's degree were handed out to general business majors at Florida State. About 44% of this group were women, and 25% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#8

Indiana University - Bloomington

Bloomington, Indiana
12 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 8th most popular school in the country for general business majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is Indiana University - Bloomington. Roughly 43,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,575 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,501 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 12 doctor's degree were handed out to general business majors at IU Bloomington. Around 17% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 67% were women.

11 Yearly Graduations
55% Women
9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

CUNY Graduate School and University Center comes in at #9 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degree in general business. Each year, around 7,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,930 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,930 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 11 doctor's degree were handed out to general business majors at The Graduate Center. Around 9% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 55% were women.

#9

Drexel University

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
11 Yearly Graduations
18% Women

Drexel University is the 9th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in general business. Each year, around 24,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $52,146 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $35,181 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 11 people received their doctor's degree in general business from Drexel.

#11

University of Wisconsin - Madison

Madison, Wisconsin
9 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Wisconsin - Madison comes in at #11 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degree in general business. Roughly 42,900 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,273 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,728 per year.

The general business program at University of Wisconsin - Madison awarded 9 doctor's degree during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 67% were women and 22% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#12

University of Kentucky

Lexington, Kentucky
8 Yearly Graduations

University of Kentucky comes in at #12 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degree in general business. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,011 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,055 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 8 doctor's degree were handed out to general business majors at UK.

8 Yearly Graduations
25% Women

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley comes in at #12 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degree in general business. Each year, around 27,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,664 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,959 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 8 people received their doctor's degree in general business from UT Rio Grande Valley.

#12

Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, Virginia
8 Yearly Graduations
38% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 12th most popular school in the country for general business majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is Virginia Tech. Roughly 34,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,420 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $13,701 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 8 doctor's degree were handed out to general business majors at Virginia Tech. Of these students, 38% were women and 12% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#15

Emory University

Atlanta, Georgia
7 Yearly Graduations
57% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Emory University comes in at #15 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degree in general business. Roughly 14,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $53,070 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $42,800 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 7 people received their doctor's degree in general business from Emory. Of these students, 57% were women and 14% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#16

Virginia Commonwealth University

Richmond, Virginia
6 Yearly Graduations
33% Women

Virginia Commonwealth University comes in at #16 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degree in general business. Roughly 30,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $12,177 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,701 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 6 doctor's degree were handed out to general business majors at VCU.

#16

Pacific States University

Los Angeles, California
6 Yearly Graduations
67% Women

The 16th most popular school in the country for general business majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is Pacific States University. Roughly 0 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $15,525 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,120 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 6 people received their doctor's degree in general business from Pacific States University.

#16

Pace University - New York

New York, New York
6 Yearly Graduations
33% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 16th most popular school in the country for general business majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is Pace University - New York. Each year, around 12,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $44,714 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $31,320 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 6 people received their doctor's degree in general business from Pace University. About 33% of this group were women, and 50% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#16

Capella University

Minneapolis, Minnesota
6 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Capella University comes in at #16 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degree in general business. Roughly 36,200 attend the school each year. 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 general business program at Capella University awarded 6 doctor's degree during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 67% were women and 50% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#20

University of Missouri - Columbia

Columbia, Missouri
5 Yearly Graduations
40% Women

University of Missouri - Columbia comes in at #20 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degree in general business. Roughly 30,800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,120 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,264 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 people received their doctor's degree in general business from Mizzou.

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

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Business Administration & Management 2,604
Human Resource Management 317
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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