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 Mississippi offers 22 Business degree programs. It's a very large, public, four-year university in a remote town. In 2019, 1,378 Business students graduated with students earning 1,143 Bachelor's degrees, 221 Master's degrees, and 14 Doctoral degrees.
Belhaven University offers 26 Business degree programs. It's a small, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a midsize city. In 2019, 614 Business students graduated with students earning 367 Master's degrees, 169 Bachelor's degrees, 61 Certificates, and 17 Associate's degrees.
University of Southern Mississippi offers 27 Business degree programs. It's a large, public, four-year university in a small city. In 2019, 614 Business students graduated with students earning 478 Bachelor's degrees, 98 Master's degrees, 24 Certificates, and 14 Doctoral degrees.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|University of Mississippi University, MS||19 : 1||21,617|
|Belhaven University Jackson, MS||55 : 1||4,574|
|University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg, MS||21 : 1||14,133|
|Mississippi State University Mississippi State, MS||23 : 1||22,226|
|Delta State University Cleveland, MS||24 : 1||3,751|
|Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Perkinston, MS||32 : 1||8,954|
|Jackson State University Jackson, MS||21 : 1||7,020|
|Mississippi College Clinton, MS||22 : 1||4,733|
|Hinds Community College Raymond, MS||28 : 1||11,827|
|Strayer University-Mississippi Jackson, MS||625 : 1||625|
|East Mississippi Community College Scooba, MS||39 : 1||3,832|
|Copiah-Lincoln Community College Wesson, MS||30 : 1||3,113|
|Northwest Mississippi Community College Senatobia, MS||35 : 1||7,537|
|Holmes Community College Goodman, MS||41 : 1||5,529|
|Itawamba Community College Fulton, MS||32 : 1||4,768|
|Millsaps College Jackson, MS||10 : 1||820|
|Northeast Mississippi Community College Booneville, MS||30 : 1||3,606|
|Mississippi Valley State University Itta Bena, MS||20 : 1||2,147|
|William Carey University Hattiesburg, MS||28 : 1||5,040|
|Mississippi University for Women Columbus, MS||20 : 1||2,811|