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
Innovators wanted. Sitting atop a hill in the middle of America’s Finest City, the College of Business Administration at San Diego State University (SDSU) connects students with real business opportunities abounding from the coasts of La Jolla to the back roads of San Pasqual, and beyond through study abroad. This public university aims to inspire entrepreneurship and innovation that transcends borders, preparing students to lead in the modern, globalized marketplace. SDSU’s College of Business is one of America's oldest and largest AACSB-accredited business schools. Business is the most popular division at SDSU, producing 18 percent of 2013’s graduating class. Undergraduate specializations include accounting, finance, real estate, information systems, management, and marketing. Named one of America's Most Entrepreneurial Universities by Forbes in 2014, SDSU has a nearly 60-year tradition of transforming students into business leaders. Its Lavin Entrepreneurship Center, for example, organizes business plan competitions and connects students with paid internships, and the Wells Fargo Financial Markets Laboratory allows students to study real-time economic data.
National University offers 43 Business degree programs. It's a large, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a large city. In 2019, 857 Business students graduated with students earning 427 Bachelor's degrees, 411 Master's degrees, 10 Associate's degrees, and 9 Certificates.
University of California-San Diego offers 14 Business degree programs. It's a very large, public, four-year university in a large city. In 2019, 824 Business students graduated with students earning 666 Bachelor's degrees, 141 Master's degrees, and 17 Doctoral degrees.
Alliant International University-San Diego offers 8 Business degree programs. It's a small, private for-profit, four-year university in a large city. In 2019, 204 Business students graduated with students earning 124 Master's degrees, 52 Bachelor's degrees, and 28 Doctoral degrees.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|San Diego State University San Diego, CA||37 : 1||35,544|
|National University La Jolla, CA||67 : 1||16,670|
|University of San Diego San Diego, CA||19 : 1||9,181|
|University of California-San Diego La Jolla, CA||28 : 1||38,736|
|Grossmont College El Cajon, CA||63 : 1||16,958|
|San Diego Mesa College San Diego, CA||79 : 1||20,712|
|MiraCosta College Oceanside, CA||70 : 1||12,992|
|Southwestern College Chula Vista, CA||97 : 1||19,231|
|California State University-San Marcos San Marcos, CA||41 : 1||16,053|
|San Diego City College San Diego, CA||71 : 1||14,056|
|Palomar College San Marcos, CA||76 : 1||23,874|
|Point Loma Nazarene University San Diego, CA||31 : 1||4,567|
|San Diego Miramar College San Diego, CA||112 : 1||14,127|
|Alliant International University-San Diego San Diego, CA||32 : 1||3,536|
|Cuyamaca College El Cajon, CA||74 : 1||8,697|
|California International Business University San Diego, CA||6 : 1||34|
|California College San Diego San Diego, CA||38 : 1||536|
|California Miramar University San Diego, CA||199|
|United States University San Diego, CA||207 : 1||1,243|
|California College San Diego San Marcos, CA||83 : 1||250|