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2021 Most Popular Online General Business/Commerce Schools

17 Colleges
$40,821 Avg Salary
$25,596 Avg Student Debt

In 2018-2019, 10,236 people earned a degree or certificate in general business/commerce, making the major the #28 most popular in the United States.

When it comes to higher education, there are a lot of options for students. With more and more schools offering online options, you could even register for a great program on the other side of the country. On top of that, there are a considerable number of trade schools that offer fast-track entry to many fields.

To assist you in seeing some of the education options that are available to you, Grad Degree Search has created its Most Popular Online General Business/Commerce Schools ranking. Our analysis looked at 17 schools in the United States to see which online programs were the most popular for students. To create this ranking we looked at how many students graduated from schools with online programs.

The colleges and universities below are the most popular for general business majors pursuing an online .

Our 2021 rankings named Indiana University - Bloomington the most popular online school in the United States for general business/commerce students. IU Bloomington is a very large public school located in the small city of Bloomington.

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#2

University of Kansas

Lawrence, KS

Out of the 17 schools in the United States that were part of this year’s ranking, University of Kansas landed the # 2 spot on the list. KU is a fairly large public school located in the city of Lawrence.

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A rank of #3 on this year’s list means Pennsylvania State University - World Campus is a great place for general business/commerce students pursuing an online degree. Penn State World Campus is a fairly small public school located in the rural area of University Park.

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A rank of #4 on this year’s list means University of Maryland Global Campus is a great place for general business/commerce students pursuing an online degree. UMGC is a fairly large public school located in the large suburb of Adelphi.

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The excellent online programs at University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth helped the school earn the #5 place on this year’s ranking of the best general business/commerce schools in the United States. Located in the midsize suburb of North Dartmouth, UMass Dartmouth is a public school with a medium-sized student population.

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#6

Ball State University

Muncie, IN

Ball State University landed the #6 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best general business/commerce programs. Located in the small city of Muncie, Ball State is a public school with a very large student population.

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American Public University System ranked #7 on this year’s Most Popular Online General Business/Commerce Schools list. American Military University is a very large private for-profit school located in the town of Charles Town.

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#7

Post University

Waterbury, CT

With a ranking of #7, Post University did quite well on this year’s best schools for general business/commerce students. Post University is a fairly large private for-profit school located in the midsize suburb of Waterbury.

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#9

Capella University

Minneapolis, MN

Capella University landed the #9 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best general business/commerce programs. Capella University is a very large private for-profit school located in the large city of Minneapolis.

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#10

Kansas State University

Manhattan, KS

Kansas State University landed the #10 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best general business/commerce programs. Located in the city of Manhattan, K -State is a public college with a very large student population.

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Southeast
New England
Rocky Mountains
Plains States
Middle Atlantic
Far Western US
Southwest
Great Lakes

One of 21 majors within the area of study, general business/commerce has other similar majors worth exploring.

Majors Similar to General Business

Related Major Annual Graduates
Business Administration & Management 135,757
Accounting 21,904
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 14,136
Human Resource Management 10,770
Finance & Financial Management 6,277

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 17 schools only.

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to U.S. Consulate General Munich.

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