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Business & Commerce Schools in Wisconsin

270 General Business students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Business & Commerce major is the 13th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Business & Commerce Majors in Wisconsin

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 256
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 9
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 9
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 9
Post-Master’s Certificate 5
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 5

Gender Distribution

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

Business & Commerce Majors in WI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 6.3%
  • Black or African American: 2.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.2%
  • White: 80.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.1%
  • Other Races: 5.2%
Business & Commerce Majors in WI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Business & Commerce Grads in Wisconsin

There are 95,380 people in the state and 5,325,510 people in the nation working in general business jobs.

Business & Commerce Jobs Nationwide vs. WI

Wages for Business & Commerce Jobs in Wisconsin

A typical salary for a general business grad in the state is $104,290, compared to a typical salary of $103,330 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 3 colleges in Wisconsin that offer general business degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

167 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
12,452 Total Students

In their early career, UW - Whitewater grads earn an average salary of $35,900. The average student takes 4.57 years to complete their degree at UW - Whitewater. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

98 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
44,257 Total Students

A typical student attending UW - Madison will pay a net price of $18,219. 62% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
25,731 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 8.30% which is lower than average. 83% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $17,661.

Business & Commerce Careers in WI

Some of the careers general business majors go into include:

Job Title WI Job Growth WI Median Salary
Management Analysts 16% $73,570
Social and Community Service Managers 14% $64,430
Business Professors 13% $92,180
Managers 13% $75,630
Construction Managers 12% $104,570
Sales Managers 12% $126,260
Administrative Services Managers 11% $103,360
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 11% $91,190
Cost Estimators 10% $54,970
General and Operations Managers 10% $104,990
Industrial Production Managers 8% $104,520

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

Major Annual Graduates in WI
Business Administration & Management 1,596
Accounting 179
Management Sciences & Methods 99
Human Resource Management 57
Finance & Financial Management 49
Marketing 43
Real Estate 27
Entrepreneurial Studies 24

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