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
As a future accountant, you know numbers matter. You can count on UT’s accounting program to deliver an excellent academic experience. Accounting Degree Review ranked UT’s accounting program among the top 25 programs nationwide. Also, graduates rank seventh in the nation for their CPA exam pass rates according to the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy. Pretty impressive! But as a UT accounting student you’ll be more than just a number. You’ll become part of an active community. By maintaining a high GPA, you can join the Beta Alpha Psi international honor organization where they take on community service projects. You also get to help plan Accounting Day, an annual networking event attended by hundreds of students, faculty, staff and alumni. Students can also participate in organized internship opportunities during junior and senior year. In fact, it’s strongly encouraged. If you’re not sure if you want to go into corporate or public accounting, take both internships to gain direct experience in each area. In the past students have interned with companies like Coca-Cola and IBM. Bottom line: if you’re looking for a program that encourages its students to do more than just crunching numbers, UT is one for the books.
University of Memphis offers 26 Business degree programs. It's a very large, public, four-year university in a large city. In 2019, 782 Business students graduated with students earning 512 Bachelor's degrees, 212 Master's degrees, 55 Certificates, and 3 Doctoral degrees.
Vanderbilt University offers 17 Business degree programs. It's a large, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a large city. In 2019, 695 Business students graduated with students earning 387 Master's degrees, 297 Bachelor's degrees, and 11 Doctoral degrees.
Bryan College-Dayton offers 11 Business degree programs. It's a small, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a faraway town. In 2019, 150 Business students graduated with students earning 98 Bachelor's degrees, 40 Master's degrees, and 12 Associate's degrees.
The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga offers 7 Business degree programs. It's a large, public, four-year university in a midsize city. In 2019, 583 Business students graduated with students earning 437 Bachelor's degrees, 138 Master's degrees, and 8 Certificates.
Middle Tennessee State University offers 14 Business degree programs. It's a very large, public, four-year university in a midsize city. In 2019, 639 Business students graduated with students earning 492 Bachelor's degrees, 143 Master's degrees, and 4 Doctoral degrees.
Bethel University offers 14 Business degree programs. It's a small, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a faraway town. In 2019, 496 Business students graduated with students earning 290 Bachelor's degrees, 175 Master's degrees, and 31 Associate's degrees.
Trevecca Nazarene University offers 21 Business degree programs. It's a small, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a large city. In 2019, 382 Business students graduated with students earning 204 Master's degrees, 166 Bachelor's degrees, and 12 Associate's degrees.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|The University of Tennessee-Knoxville Knoxville, TN||18 : 1||29,460|
|University of Memphis Memphis, TN||24 : 1||21,685|
|Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN||11 : 1||13,131|
|Bryan College-Dayton Dayton, TN||34 : 1||1,447|
|The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga Chattanooga, TN||23 : 1||11,651|
|Middle Tennessee State University Murfreesboro, TN||23 : 1||21,721|
|Lipscomb University Nashville, TN||20 : 1||4,595|
|Bethel University McKenzie, TN||19 : 1||3,119|
|University of Phoenix-Tennessee Cordova, TN||18|
|Tennessee Technological University Cookeville, TN||24 : 1||10,140|
|Trevecca Nazarene University Nashville, TN||43 : 1||4,088|
|Southern Adventist University Collegedale, TN||20 : 1||2,834|
|Belmont University Nashville, TN||22 : 1||8,440|
|East Tennessee State University Johnson City, TN||23 : 1||14,191|
|King University Bristol, TN||24 : 1||1,968|
|Christian Brothers University Memphis, TN||18 : 1||1,968|
|Strayer University-Tennessee Memphis, TN||824 : 1||4,121|
|Carson-Newman University Jefferson City, TN||23 : 1||2,725|
|The University of Tennessee-Martin Martin, TN||26 : 1||7,280|
|Lincoln Memorial University Harrogate, TN||41 : 1||4,867|