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
University of Alaska Anchorage offers 22 Business degree programs. It's a large, public, four-year university in a large city. In 2019, 324 Business students graduated with students earning 220 Bachelor's degrees, 65 Associate's degrees, 28 Master's degrees, and 11 Certificates.
University of Alaska Fairbanks offers 25 Business degree programs. It's a medium sized, public, four-year university in a small suburb. In 2019, 174 Business students graduated with students earning 62 Bachelor's degrees, 39 Associate's degrees, 37 Master's degrees, and 36 Certificates.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|University of Alaska Anchorage Anchorage, AK||28 : 1||12,766|
|University of Alaska Fairbanks Fairbanks, AK||21 : 1||7,179|
|Alaska Pacific University Anchorage, AK||14 : 1||529|
|University of Alaska Southeast Juneau, AK||23 : 1||2,150|
|Ilisagvik College Barrow, AK||19 : 1||233|
|Alaska Career College Anchorage, AK||52 : 1||361|
|Alaska Vocational Technical Center Seward, AK||631|