Business Schools In Washington DC

Washington DC has 12 accredited business schools where business faculty who teach business classes can find employment. The trends in Washington DC's business academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in business includes business training at the following levels:

  • Business Certificate
  • Associates degree in Business
  • Bachelors degree in Business
  • Masters degree in Business
  • PhD degree in Business


Schools

  1. American University

    4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20016-8001

    82 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Catholic University of America

    620 Michigan Avenue, NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20064

    119 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. University of the District of Columbia

    4200 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20008

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Gallaudet University

    800 Florida Ave, NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20002-3695

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. George Washington University

    2121 I Street, NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20052

    50 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Georgetown University

    37th and O St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20057

    22 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Howard University

    2400 Sixth St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20059-0001

    115 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Strayer University-District of Columbia

    1133 15th St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20005

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Trinity Washington University

    125 Michigan Ave NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20017-1094

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Potomac College in Washington

    4000 Chesapeake St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20016

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. University of Phoenix-Washington DC Campus

    25 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001-1431

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. Strayer University-Global Region

    1133 15th St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20005

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Washington DC Vs. National Business Employment

Washington DC 73,440
National 4,698,490

Approximately 2% of the country's business professionals work in Washington DC state.

Employment Growth for Business professionals In Washington DC

60,980 63,730 69,180 70,560 73,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Business is a growing field in Washington DC. 12,460 more business professionals were working in Washington DC in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of business has grown by 20% in Washington DC. This is faster than the trend for business professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of business professionals has grown by 3% between 2006 and 2010.

Business VS. All Professions salaries in Washington DC

$92,084 $94,929 $98,303 $101,300 $106,750
$54,015 $56,773 $59,398 $60,217 $61,344
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Business
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by business professionals is increasing in Washington DC. The mean salary for business professionals in 2006 was $92,084 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $106,750 per year.

Salary percentiles for Business professionals in Washington DC

10th percentile
$55,916
25th percentile
$77,734
50th percentile
$86,571
75th percentile
$106,087
90th percentile
$125,603

Thus, business professionals' salaries grew by 14% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of business, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid business professionals earning 67% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Washington DC state.

Average Salaries for Business professionals and related professions in Washington DC

Accounting
$58,880
Advertising
$90,815
Business
$106,750
Business Administration
$99,853
Business Management
$117,391
Fashion Marketing
$78,325
Fashion Merchandising
$75,298
Finance
$93,666
Forensic Accounting
$86,965
Hospitality
$32,730
Hotel Management
$69,230
Human Resources
$85,883
International Business
$105,410
Management
$94,461
Marketing
$101,105
Project Management
$89,028
Property Management
$62,640
Public Relations
$123,540
Restaurant Management
$52,410
Risk Management
$98,063
Small Business
$124,690
Sports Management
$126,340
Supply Chain Management
$91,690

In Washington DC, business professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Business programs available for each degree type for all schools in Washington DC

associate
14
bachelor
54
master
40
doctor
5
Certificate
15
Total128

The number of students graduating from the 12 accredited business schools in Washington DC is decreasing. In Washington DC, there were 5,257 graduates in 2006. And there were 3,846 graduates from business courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 27% percent decrease in the number of business school degree or certificate graduates in Washington DC. A majority of these graduates, or 42%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in business.

Business Faculty Salaries in Washington DC

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