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
Rochester Institute of Technology offers 31 Business degree programs. It's a large, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a large suburb. In 2019, 412 Business students graduated with students earning 214 Bachelor's degrees, 151 Master's degrees, 25 Certificates, and 22 Associate's degrees.
University of Rochester offers 8 Business degree programs. It's a large, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a midsize city. In 2019, 375 Business students graduated with students earning 233 Master's degrees, 132 Bachelor's degrees, and 10 Doctoral degrees.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester, NY||16 : 1||16,254|
|SUNY College at Brockport Brockport, NY||23 : 1||7,924|
|University of Rochester Rochester, NY||16 : 1||12,233|
|Saint John Fisher College Rochester, NY||16 : 1||3,618|
|Widener University Chester, PA||24 : 1||6,496|
|Keuka College Keuka Park, NY||21 : 1||1,777|
|Roberts Wesleyan College Rochester, NY||19 : 1||1,780|
|SUNY College at Geneseo Geneseo, NY||21 : 1||5,398|
|Rochester Community and Technical College Rochester, MN||47 : 1||4,944|
|Monroe Community College Rochester, NY||43 : 1||11,572|
|Nazareth College Rochester, NY||16 : 1||2,979|
|Finger Lakes Community College Canandaigua, NY||50 : 1||5,649|
|Bryant & Stratton College-Greece Rochester, NY||35 : 1||449|
|Monroe 2 Orleans BOCES-Center for Workforce Development Rochester, NY||81|