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
SUNY Empire State College offers 54 Business degree programs. It's a large, public, four-year university in a small suburb. In 2019, 1,203 Business students graduated with students earning 762 Bachelor's degrees, 273 Associate's degrees, 89 Certificates, and 79 Master's degrees.
Excelsior College offers 44 Business degree programs. It's a very large, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a small city. In 2019, 982 Business students graduated with students earning 456 Bachelor's degrees, 275 Master's degrees, and 251 Associate's degrees.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute offers 14 Business degree programs. It's a medium sized, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a small city. In 2019, 166 Business students graduated with students earning 82 Bachelor's degrees, 78 Master's degrees, and 6 Doctoral degrees.
The College of Saint Rose offers 17 Business degree programs. It's a small, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a small city. In 2019, 172 Business students graduated with students earning 100 Bachelor's degrees, 63 Master's degrees, and 9 Certificates.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|SUNY Empire State College Saratoga Springs, NY||63 : 1||10,440|
|SUNY at Albany Albany, NY||26 : 1||17,544|
|Excelsior College Albany, NY||25,245|
|Albany Technical College Albany, GA||36 : 1||3,285|
|Siena College Loudonville, NY||15 : 1||3,296|
|Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy, NY||16 : 1||7,528|
|The College of Saint Rose Albany, NY||23 : 1||4,004|
|Skidmore College Saratoga Springs, NY||9 : 1||2,663|
|Albany State University Albany, GA||31 : 1||6,122|
|SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill Cobleskill, NY||22 : 1||2,267|
|Linn-Benton Community College Albany, OR||43 : 1||5,533|
|Union College Schenectady, NY||10 : 1||2,189|
|Schenectady County Community College Schenectady, NY||95 : 1||4,732|
|Russell Sage College Troy, NY||20 : 1||2,448|
|Mildred Elley School-Albany Campus Albany, NY||33 : 1||360|
|Bryant & Stratton College-Albany Albany, NY||46 : 1||418|
|Maria College of Albany Albany, NY||26 : 1||796|