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Business Administration & Management at American University

Business Administration & Management is one of the majors in the business, management & marketing program at American University.

Here, you'll find out more about the major, including such details as the number of graduates, what degree levels are offered, ethnicity of students, average salaries, and more. Also, learn how The American University ranks among other schools offering degrees in business administration.

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Business Administration & Management Degrees Available at The American University

The American University Business Administration Rankings

In College Factual's most recent rankings for the best schools for business administration majors, The American University came in at #62. This puts it in the top 5% of the country in this field of study. It is also ranked #3 in District of Columbia.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Business Administration & Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools 44
Best Business Administration & Management Master’s Degree Schools 71
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Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Business Administration & Management (Income $30-$48k) 455
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Business Administration & Management (Income $30-$48k) 535
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Business Administration & Management (Income $0-$30k) 679
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Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Business Administration & Management (Income $48-$75k) 747
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Business Administration & Management (Income $75-$110k) 754
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Business Administration & Management 806
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Business Administration & Management (Income Over $110k) 827
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Business Administration & Management (Income $0-$30k) 840
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Business Administration & Management (With Aid) 843
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Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Business Administration & Management (Income $48-$75k) 947
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Business Administration & Management (Income $75-$110k) 963
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Business Administration & Management (Income Over $110k) 1,079
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Business Administration & Management (With Aid) 1,083
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Business Administration & Management 1,086

Popularity of Business Administration at The American University

During the 2020-2021 academic year, American University handed out 218 bachelor's degrees in business administration and management. Due to this, the school was ranked #234 in popularity out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 6% over the previous year when 205 degrees were handed out.

In 2021, 126 students received their master’s degree in business administration from The American University. This makes it the #239 most popular school for business administration master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do Business Administration Graduates from The American University Make?

Salary of Business Administration Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

Business Administration majors who earn their bachelor's degree from The American University go on to jobs where they make a median salary of $50,809 a year. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is higher than the national average of $41,334 for all business administration bachelor's degree recipients.

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Salary of Business Administration Graduates with a Master's Degree

Graduates of the master's business administration program at The American University make a median salary of $89,205. This is a better than average outcome since the median salary for all business administration graduates with a master's is $63,566.

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How Much Student Debt Do Business Administration Graduates from The American University Have?

Student Debt of Business Administration Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at The American University, business administration students borrow a median amount of $24,126 in student loans. This is not too bad considering that the median debt load of all business administration bachelor's degree recipients across the country is $26,545.

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The typical student loan payment of a bachelor's degree student from the business administration program at The American University is $681 per month.

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The American University Business Administration Students

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the business administration majors at American University.

The American University Business Administration & Management Bachelor’s Program

For the most recent academic year available, 48% of business administration bachelor's degrees went to men and 52% went to women.

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The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from American University with a bachelor's in business administration.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 12
Black or African American 15
Hispanic or Latino 36
White 84
Non-Resident Aliens 52
Other Races 19

The American University Business Administration & Management Master’s Program

In the 2020-2021 academic year, 126 students earned a master's degree in business administration from The American University. About 60% of these graduates were women and the other 40% were men.

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The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from American University with a master's in business administration.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 13
Black or African American 27
Hispanic or Latino 12
White 53
Non-Resident Aliens 5
Other Races 16

Related Major Annual Graduates
Accounting 139
Finance & Financial Management 124
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 85
Human Resource Management 28
Marketing 20

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