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 Iowa offers 27 Business degree programs. It's a very large, public, four-year university in a small city. In 2019, 2,082 Business students graduated with students earning 1,266 Bachelor's degrees, 454 Certificates, 348 Master's degrees, and 14 Doctoral degrees.
Upper Iowa University offers 40 Business degree programs. It's a small, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a remote rural area. In 2019, 647 Business students graduated with students earning 437 Bachelor's degrees, 155 Master's degrees, 36 Associate's degrees, and 19 Certificates.
Iowa State University offers 24 Business degree programs. It's a very large, public, four-year university in a small city. In 2019, 1,378 Business students graduated with students earning 1,326 Bachelor's degrees, 38 Master's degrees, 9 Doctoral degrees, and 5 Certificates.
Saint Ambrose University offers 29 Business degree programs. It's a small, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a midsize city. In 2019, 254 Business students graduated with students earning 165 Bachelor's degrees, 87 Master's degrees, and 2 Doctoral degrees.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|University of Iowa Iowa City, IA||23 : 1||31,240|
|Upper Iowa University Fayette, IA||58 : 1||4,279|
|Iowa State University Ames, IA||22 : 1||33,372|
|University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls, IA||22 : 1||10,477|
|Saint Ambrose University Davenport, IA||15 : 1||2,968|
|Drake University Des Moines, IA||16 : 1||4,884|
|Mount Mercy University Cedar Rapids, IA||23 : 1||1,807|
|Buena Vista University Storm Lake, IA||22 : 1||1,815|
|Grand View University Des Moines, IA||21 : 1||1,889|
|Des Moines Area Community College Ankeny, IA||66 : 1||23,258|
|Eastern Iowa Community College District Davenport, IA||61 : 1||8,002|
|Western Iowa Tech Community College Sioux City, IA||91 : 1||5,976|
|University of Dubuque Dubuque, IA||21 : 1||2,302|
|Loras College Dubuque, IA||14 : 1||1,416|
|Simpson College Indianola, IA||17 : 1||1,355|
|Kirkwood Community College Cedar Rapids, IA||52 : 1||13,788|
|Coe College Cedar Rapids, IA||13 : 1||1,430|
|North Iowa Area Community College Mason City, IA||43 : 1||2,894|
|Wartburg College Waverly, IA||17 : 1||1,505|
|Maharishi University of Management Fairfield, IA||16 : 1||1,861|