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Business Schools in Costa Mesa, California

There are 114 schools conveniently located near Costa Mesa, CA offering business programs. In 2010, 28,746 students graduated with degrees from Costa Mesa business schools. 13,218 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 6,340 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 28,121 students graduate from business programs in Costa Mesa each year. This accounts for approximately 44% of business students who California schools graduate. Of those, 5,427 students graduated with business certificates, 3,696 with a degree at the associate's level, 13,218 with a bachelor's level degree, 6,340 with a degree at the master's level, and 65 with a doctorate level degree.

114 business schools are located in Costa Mesa. And out of these, while 43 schools are public, 71 schools are private. While tuition at a public business school varies from $4,807 to $11,232, tuition at a private business school varies from $6,845 to $41,130.

Average tuition for programs in business is $20,631. The lowest tuition in Costa Mesa, which is $4,807 each year, is at California State University-Long Beach, while the highest tuition for business programs, which is $41,130 per year, is at Pitzer College.

Costa Mesa business schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Business Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Costa Mesa, California

On average, 28,121 students graduate from business programs in Costa Mesa each year. This accounts for approximately 44% of business students who California schools graduate. Of those, 5,427 students graduated with business certificates, 3,696 with a degree at the associate's level, 13,218 with a bachelor's level degree, 6,340 with a degree at the master's level, and 65 with a doctorate level degree.

Business Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Costa Mesa, California

  • Certificate 2006: 7258
  • Certificate 2007: 7862
  • Certificate 2008: 6451
  • Certificate 2009: 6063
  • Certificate 2010: 5427
  • Associate 2006: 2773
  • Associate 2007: 2828
  • Associate 2008: 3183
  • Associate 2009: 3711
  • Associate 2010: 3696
  • Bachelor 2006: 11632
  • Bachelor 2007: 11783
  • Bachelor 2008: 12513
  • Bachelor 2009: 13075
  • Bachelor 2010: 13218
  • Master 2006: 4299
  • Master 2007: 4542
  • Master 2008: 5295
  • Master 2009: 6349
  • Master 2010: 6340
  • Doctorate 2006: 32
  • Doctorate 2007: 42
  • Doctorate 2008: 54
  • Doctorate 2009: 53
  • Doctorate 2010: 65

Business Program Availability in Costa Mesa, California

Schools in Costa Mesa offer a total of 793 business programs. Of these programs, approximately 41.1% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level, the bachelors level, the masters level, and the doctoral level.

Business Program Availability in Costa Mesa, California

  • Certificate: 326
  • Associate: 255
  • Bachelor: 121
  • Master: 81
  • Doctorate: 10

Advertising and Promotions Managers — Salary by Percentile

Advertising and Promotions Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 47600
  • 25th Percentile: 59950
  • Median: 82490
  • 75th Percentile: 114020
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Financial Analysts — Salary by Percentile

Financial Analysts — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 49960
  • 25th Percentile: 59240
  • Median: 74710
  • 75th Percentile: 98920
  • 90th Percentile: 123940

Public Relations Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Public Relations Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35220
  • 25th Percentile: 42940
  • Median: 57530
  • 75th Percentile: 77030
  • 90th Percentile: 101340

Accountants and Auditors — Salary by Percentile

Accountants and Auditors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 43280
  • 25th Percentile: 52720
  • Median: 66080
  • 75th Percentile: 84650
  • 90th Percentile: 112110

Compensation and Benefits Managers — Salary by Percentile

Compensation and Benefits Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 57360
  • 25th Percentile: 74560
  • Median: 96050
  • 75th Percentile: 114710
  • 90th Percentile: 163280

Logisticians — Salary by Percentile

Logisticians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 49210
  • 25th Percentile: 55100
  • Median: 67070
  • 75th Percentile: 86780
  • 90th Percentile: 104840

Financial Specialists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Financial Specialists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 39690
  • 25th Percentile: 47500
  • Median: 64520
  • 75th Percentile: 86880
  • 90th Percentile: 107480

Financial Managers — Salary by Percentile

Financial Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 66540
  • 25th Percentile: 90570
  • Median: 119540
  • 75th Percentile: 166400
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Human Resources Managers — Salary by Percentile

Human Resources Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 75340
  • 25th Percentile: 89850
  • Median: 121340
  • 75th Percentile: 158010
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Marketing Managers — Salary by Percentile

Marketing Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 62580
  • 25th Percentile: 89380
  • Median: 122170
  • 75th Percentile: 161740
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Business Intelligence Analysts — Salary by Percentile

Business Intelligence Analysts — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 40640
  • 25th Percentile: 56930
  • Median: 77980
  • 75th Percentile: 97070
  • 90th Percentile: 115290

Chief Executives — Salary by Percentile

Chief Executives — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 119020
  • 25th Percentile: 166400
  • Median: 166400
  • 75th Percentile: 166400
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Human Resources Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Human Resources Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35950
  • 25th Percentile: 48450
  • Median: 62660
  • 75th Percentile: 78920
  • 90th Percentile: 100710

General and Operations Managers — Salary by Percentile

General and Operations Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 57190
  • 25th Percentile: 76150
  • Median: 113590
  • 75th Percentile: 166400
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Training and Development Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Training and Development Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 32490
  • 25th Percentile: 47830
  • Median: 62730
  • 75th Percentile: 81050
  • 90th Percentile: 97270

Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35470
  • 25th Percentile: 48830
  • Median: 62550
  • 75th Percentile: 78860
  • 90th Percentile: 97460

Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35320
  • 25th Percentile: 44870
  • Median: 60260
  • 75th Percentile: 80660
  • 90th Percentile: 104600

Management Analysts — Salary by Percentile

Management Analysts — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 46080
  • 25th Percentile: 62460
  • Median: 82460
  • 75th Percentile: 117020
  • 90th Percentile: 157400

Public Relations and Fundraising Managers — Salary by Percentile

Public Relations and Fundraising Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 61310
  • 25th Percentile: 78280
  • Median: 105630
  • 75th Percentile: 126500
  • 90th Percentile: 151070

Business Operations Specialists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Business Operations Specialists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35390
  • 25th Percentile: 46680
  • Median: 68610
  • 75th Percentile: 93180
  • 90th Percentile: 118500

Advertising and Promotions Managers — Employment Trend

Advertising and Promotions Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 85950
  • Median Salary 2007: 81480
  • Median Salary 2008: 85000
  • Median Salary 2009: 84720
  • Median Salary 2010: 82490
  • Total Employed 2006: 590
  • Total Employed 2007: 580
  • Total Employed 2008: 500
  • Total Employed 2009: 510
  • Total Employed 2010: 490

Accountants and Auditors — Employment Trend

Accountants and Auditors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 57770
  • Median Salary 2007: 59660
  • Median Salary 2008: 63950
  • Median Salary 2009: 63730
  • Median Salary 2010: 66080
  • Total Employed 2006: 13080
  • Total Employed 2007: 13940
  • Total Employed 2008: 13810
  • Total Employed 2009: 13330
  • Total Employed 2010: 13520

Human Resources Managers — Employment Trend

Human Resources Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 106960
  • Median Salary 2007: 104960
  • Median Salary 2008: 114750
  • Median Salary 2009: 117590
  • Median Salary 2010: 121340
  • Total Employed 2006: 1030
  • Total Employed 2007: 890
  • Total Employed 2008: 890
  • Total Employed 2009: 880
  • Total Employed 2010: 850

Public Relations Specialists — Employment Trend

Public Relations Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 54250
  • Median Salary 2007: 59050
  • Median Salary 2008: 55430
  • Median Salary 2009: 56800
  • Median Salary 2010: 57530
  • Total Employed 2006: 2450
  • Total Employed 2007: 2490
  • Total Employed 2008: 2550
  • Total Employed 2009: 2390
  • Total Employed 2010: 2130

Compensation and Benefits Managers — Employment Trend

Compensation and Benefits Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 83760
  • Median Salary 2007: 85190
  • Median Salary 2008: 93580
  • Median Salary 2009: 91380
  • Median Salary 2010: 96050
  • Total Employed 2006: 620
  • Total Employed 2007: 570
  • Total Employed 2008: 480
  • Total Employed 2009: 420
  • Total Employed 2010: 370

Public Relations and Fundraising Managers — Employment Trend

Public Relations and Fundraising Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 102820
  • Median Salary 2007: 95100
  • Median Salary 2008: 101930
  • Median Salary 2009: 101850
  • Median Salary 2010: 105630
  • Total Employed 2006: 480
  • Total Employed 2007: 540
  • Total Employed 2008: 560
  • Total Employed 2009: 530
  • Total Employed 2010: 480

Financial Managers — Employment Trend

Financial Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 102620
  • Median Salary 2007: 104060
  • Median Salary 2008: 110480
  • Median Salary 2009: 116420
  • Median Salary 2010: 119540
  • Total Employed 2006: 7680
  • Total Employed 2007: 7660
  • Total Employed 2008: 7720
  • Total Employed 2009: 7560
  • Total Employed 2010: 7500

Financial Specialists, All Other — Employment Trend

Financial Specialists, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 51860
  • Median Salary 2007: 50420
  • Median Salary 2008: 51900
  • Median Salary 2009: 56400
  • Median Salary 2010: 64520
  • Total Employed 2006: 1600
  • Total Employed 2007: 1400
  • Total Employed 2008: 1780
  • Total Employed 2009: 2160
  • Total Employed 2010: 2600

Logisticians — Employment Trend

Logisticians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 61910
  • Median Salary 2007: 64550
  • Median Salary 2008: 66510
  • Median Salary 2009: 69010
  • Median Salary 2010: 67070
  • Total Employed 2006: 1000
  • Total Employed 2007: 1060
  • Total Employed 2008: 1020
  • Total Employed 2009: 1060
  • Total Employed 2010: 1340

Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists — Employment Trend

Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 54590
  • Median Salary 2007: 54430
  • Median Salary 2008: 58860
  • Median Salary 2009: 61420
  • Median Salary 2010: 62550
  • Total Employed 2006: 1400
  • Total Employed 2007: 1290
  • Total Employed 2008: 1250
  • Total Employed 2009: 1050
  • Total Employed 2010: 1270

Business Intelligence Analysts — Employment Trend

Business Intelligence Analysts — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 61230
  • Median Salary 2007: 63330
  • Median Salary 2008: 68600
  • Median Salary 2009: 72510
  • Median Salary 2010: 77980
  • Total Employed 2006: 3580
  • Total Employed 2007: 3780
  • Total Employed 2008: 2840
  • Total Employed 2009: 2570
  • Total Employed 2010: 2150

Chief Executives — Employment Trend

Chief Executives — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 145600
  • Median Salary 2007: 145600
  • Median Salary 2008: 166400
  • Median Salary 2009: 166400
  • Median Salary 2010: 166400
  • Total Employed 2006: 3740
  • Total Employed 2007: 3630
  • Total Employed 2008: 3640
  • Total Employed 2009: 3410
  • Total Employed 2010: 2990

Human Resources Specialists — Employment Trend

Human Resources Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 103660
  • Median Salary 2007: 101770
  • Median Salary 2008: 106350
  • Median Salary 2009: 109020
  • Median Salary 2010: 62660
  • Total Employed 2006: 4450
  • Total Employed 2007: 4840
  • Total Employed 2008: 1900
  • Total Employed 2009: 4000
  • Total Employed 2010: 4000

General and Operations Managers — Employment Trend

General and Operations Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 108890
  • Median Salary 2007: 112160
  • Median Salary 2008: 114890
  • Median Salary 2009: 113310
  • Median Salary 2010: 113590
  • Total Employed 2006: 25670
  • Total Employed 2007: 26540
  • Total Employed 2008: 26830
  • Total Employed 2009: 25560
  • Total Employed 2010: 24530

Training and Development Specialists — Employment Trend

Training and Development Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 58730
  • Median Salary 2007: 65240
  • Median Salary 2008: 66980
  • Median Salary 2009: 67640
  • Median Salary 2010: 62730
  • Total Employed 2006: 1800
  • Total Employed 2007: 2150
  • Total Employed 2008: 2390
  • Total Employed 2009: 2460
  • Total Employed 2010: 2020

Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists — Employment Trend

Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 63640
  • Median Salary 2007: 57460
  • Median Salary 2008: 59040
  • Median Salary 2009: 57940
  • Median Salary 2010: 60260
  • Total Employed 2006: 3550
  • Total Employed 2007: 3610
  • Total Employed 2008: 3770
  • Total Employed 2009: 4500
  • Total Employed 2010: 4640

Management Analysts — Employment Trend

Management Analysts — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 65320
  • Median Salary 2007: 65830
  • Median Salary 2008: 69290
  • Median Salary 2009: 72080
  • Median Salary 2010: 82460
  • Total Employed 2006: 6320
  • Total Employed 2007: 7370
  • Total Employed 2008: 8850
  • Total Employed 2009: 8400
  • Total Employed 2010: 7720

Financial Analysts — Employment Trend

Financial Analysts — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 68790
  • Median Salary 2007: 68540
  • Median Salary 2008: 73800
  • Median Salary 2009: 74570
  • Median Salary 2010: 74710
  • Total Employed 2006: 2550
  • Total Employed 2007: 2570
  • Total Employed 2008: 2520
  • Total Employed 2009: 2390
  • Total Employed 2010: 2290

Marketing Managers — Employment Trend

Marketing Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 108880
  • Median Salary 2007: 112290
  • Median Salary 2008: 120750
  • Median Salary 2009: 117800
  • Median Salary 2010: 122170
  • Total Employed 2006: 4270
  • Total Employed 2007: 4010
  • Total Employed 2008: 3660
  • Total Employed 2009: 3710
  • Total Employed 2010: 3270

Business Operations Specialists, All Other — Employment Trend

Business Operations Specialists, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 58860
  • Median Salary 2007: 58320
  • Median Salary 2008: 62220
  • Median Salary 2009: 62170
  • Median Salary 2010: 68610
  • Total Employed 2006: 15770
  • Total Employed 2007: 15230
  • Total Employed 2008: 15060
  • Total Employed 2009: 13830
  • Total Employed 2010: 12940

Costa Mesa vs California Business Employment

Costa Mesa vs California Business Employment

  • Employed in Costa Mesa: 10.416% (97100)

Business Schools in Costa Mesa, California

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1. The University of Phoenix - Southern California

3100 Bristol Street- Suite 500
Costa Mesa, CA 92626-3099
(800) 888-1968

The University of Phoenix-Southern California, which is located just 30.7 miles from neighboring Temple City, is just a short commute away from within Costa Mesa and Phoenix is one of several campuses. Phoenix offers 16 programs in business. More specifically, it offers students two certificates in business, nine bachelor's level degrees in business, and five master's level degrees in business. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks tenth in Costa Mesa, CA.

2. Orange Coast College

2701 Fairview Road
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 432-5072

Orange Coast College, which is located just 16.8 miles from Brea, is within commuting distance of central Costa Mesa. This college offers 20 programs in business. More specifically, students are offered nine business certificates by this college and 11 associate's level degrees in business. It is a public 2-year institution and this college is one out of 13 Costa Mesa institutions offering business.

3. The Vanguard University of Southern California

55 Fair Dr
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 556-3610

The Vanguard University of Southern California, which is just 31.0 miles from neighboring Montclair, is just a short commute away from within Costa Mesa. This school offers five programs in business. Specifically, VU offers students four business degrees at the bachelor's level and one master's level degree in business. VU is a 4-year institution and Vanguard is one out of 14 Costa Mesa institutions offering business.