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Business & Commerce Schools in Georgia

445 students earned General Business degrees in Georgia in the 2018-2019 year.

A Business & Commerce major is the 17th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Business & Commerce Majors in Georgia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 438
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 7
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 7
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 7

Gender Distribution

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

Business & Commerce Majors in GA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 10.8%
  • Black or African American: 28.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.8%
  • White: 40.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 8.5%
  • Other Races: 7.2%
Business & Commerce Majors in GA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Business & Commerce Grads in Georgia

178,040 people in the state and 5,325,510 in the nation are employed in jobs related to general business.

Business & Commerce Jobs Nationwide vs. GA

Wages for Business & Commerce Jobs in Georgia

General Business grads earn an average of $105,330 in the state and $103,330 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 6 colleges in Georgia that offer general business degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:

198 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
8,740 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $20,828. The average student takes 4.29 years to complete their degree at Mercer. 100% of students get financical aid.

139 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
35,041 Total Students

74% of the teachers are full time. 92% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 23 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
19,748 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 71% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. The 8.80% student loan default rate is lower than average.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
7,031 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 3.60% which is lower than average. 82% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $20,189.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
27% Graduation Rate
3,668 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,132. 97% of students get financical aid. It takes the average student 4.93 years to graduate.


Emory University

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
89% Graduation Rate
14,415 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $24,593. Of all the students who attend this school, 58% get financial aid. 9 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Business & Commerce Careers in GA

Some of the careers general business majors go into include:

Job Title GA Job Growth GA Median Salary
Business Professors 24% $70,630
Social and Community Service Managers 18% $56,310
Management Analysts 17% $80,710
Cost Estimators 16% $62,460
Administrative Services Managers 16% $100,620
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 15% $99,680
General and Operations Managers 15% $92,450
Sales Managers 14% $128,700
Construction Managers 13% $96,610
Industrial Production Managers 11% $98,260
Managers 9% $109,920

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

Major Annual Graduates in GA
Business Administration & Management 2,545
Accounting 635
Management Sciences & Methods 280
Human Resource Management 116
Other Business & Marketing 55
Marketing 35
Taxation 33
Management Information Systems 33

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