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Business & Commerce Schools in Michigan

167 students earned General Business degrees in Michigan in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Business & Commerce is the 43rd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Business & Commerce Majors in Michigan

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 167

Gender Distribution

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

Business & Commerce Majors in MI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.2%
  • Black or African American: 6.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.6%
  • White: 72.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 6.0%
  • Other Races: 7.8%
Business & Commerce Majors in MI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Business & Commerce Grads in Michigan

There are 132,640 people in the state and 5,325,510 people in the nation working in general business jobs.

Business & Commerce Jobs Nationwide vs. MI

Wages for Business & Commerce Jobs in Michigan

A typical salary for a general business grad in the state is $101,810, compared to a typical salary of $103,330 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in Michigan that offer general business degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

107 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
49,809 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,984. The student loan default rate is 3.40% which is lower than average.

60 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
24,033 Total Students

A typical student attending GVSU will pay a net price of $18,019. The average student takes 4.58 years to complete their degree at GVSU. In their early career, GVSU grads earn an average salary of $35,300.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
2,992 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it. Graduates earn an average $38,200 after graduation.


Oakland University

Rochester Hills
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
19,013 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $36,000 a year. It takes the average student 4.78 years to graduate. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $11,560.

Business & Commerce Careers in MI

Some of the careers general business majors go into include:

Job Title MI Job Growth MI Median Salary
Social and Community Service Managers 16% $72,190
Business Professors 15% $93,440
Construction Managers 10% $93,010
Administrative Services Managers 10% $93,240
General and Operations Managers 9% $101,270
Cost Estimators 8% $59,250
Managers 7% $95,390
Sales Managers 7% $131,210
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 7% $103,540
Industrial Production Managers 4% $112,300
Chief Executives -5% $203,290

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

Major Annual Graduates in MI
Business Administration & Management 3,786
Accounting 590
Human Resource Management 418
Management Information Systems 131
Finance & Financial Management 125
Marketing 112
Management Sciences & Methods 100
Other Business & Marketing 86

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