You have a nice suit and a firm handshake. You can see yourself leading that board meeting one day. With a business degree, you can make an impact in any business or even start your own company. With such a versatile degree, you’ll be sure to learn the skills necessary to succeed in the corporate world.
Pursuing a business degree really is the cool thing to do. Nearly 20%* of all college students are studying business. The growth of the business major has been on a steady rise for the past 15 years*, making it one of the most popular and competitive majors out there.
But don’t worry, there are still plenty of jobs. The business field has one of the highest employment rates of all majors offered, with the top starting salaries ranging from $50-$60,000*. Business students are the second highest most sought after students, after engineering. Whether you want to live around the world or be a local entrepreneur, there’s a place for you and your new found skill set. The roads connecting from a business degree can take you anywhere.*NCES Survey, http://nces.ed.gov/programs/digest/d13/tables/dt13_318.50.asp
Columbia Southern University offers 34 Business degree programs. It's a very large, private for-profit, four-year university in a outlying town. In 2019, 3,037 Business students graduated with students earning 1,297 Bachelor's degrees, 1,211 Master's degrees, 424 Associate's degrees, 88 Certificates, and 17 Doctoral degrees.
The University of Alabama offers 30 Business degree programs. It's a very large, public, four-year university in a midsize city. In 2019, 2,919 Business students graduated with students earning 2,240 Bachelor's degrees, 666 Master's degrees, and 13 Doctoral degrees.
Auburn University offers 23 Business degree programs. It's a very large, public, four-year university in a small city. In 2019, 1,579 Business students graduated with students earning 1,217 Bachelor's degrees, 312 Master's degrees, 38 Certificates, and 12 Doctoral degrees.
University of Alabama at Birmingham offers 20 Business degree programs. It's a very large, public, four-year university in a midsize city. In 2019, 745 Business students graduated with students earning 401 Bachelor's degrees, 272 Master's degrees, and 72 Certificates.
University of Alabama in Huntsville offers 21 Business degree programs. It's a medium sized, public, four-year university in a midsize city. In 2019, 315 Business students graduated with students earning 184 Bachelor's degrees, 116 Master's degrees, and 15 Certificates.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|Columbia Southern University Orange Beach, AL||72 : 1||20,034|
|The University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, AL||25 : 1||38,100|
|Auburn University Auburn, AL||21 : 1||30,460|
|University of Alabama at Birmingham Birmingham, AL||24 : 1||22,080|
|Troy University Troy, AL||31 : 1||16,436|
|University of Alabama in Huntsville Huntsville, AL||28 : 1||9,988|
|University of North Alabama Florence, AL||28 : 1||7,702|
|Faulkner University Montgomery, AL||25 : 1||3,036|
|Samford University Birmingham, AL||15 : 1||5,692|
|Athens State University Athens, AL||33 : 1||2,941|
|University of South Alabama Mobile, AL||25 : 1||14,397|
|Jacksonville State University Jacksonville, AL||26 : 1||9,021|
|Jefferson State Community College Birmingham, AL||59 : 1||8,711|
|Strayer University-Alabama Birmingham, AL||901 : 1||1,802|
|Auburn University at Montgomery Montgomery, AL||24 : 1||5,188|
|Alabama A & M University Normal, AL||26 : 1||6,172|
|Gadsden State Community College Gadsden, AL||35 : 1||4,599|
|Tuskegee University Tuskegee, AL||12 : 1||2,876|
|Shelton State Community College Tuscaloosa, AL||43 : 1||4,201|
|Lawson State Community College Birmingham, AL||39 : 1||3,375|