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Business Schools in Santa Cruz, California

There are 35 schools around Santa Cruz, CA offering business programs. 8,018 students graduated from programs at Santa Cruz business schools in 2010. 3,881 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 1,942 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

7,709 students graduate from programs in Santa Cruz in business, on average, per year. This accounts for 12% of business students who schools in the state of California graduate. More specifically, 717 students graduated with certificates in business, 1,459 with an associate's level degree, 3,881 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 1,942 with a master's level degree, and 19 with a degree at the doctorate level.

35 business schools are in Santa Cruz. Of these, while 19 schools are public, 16 schools are private. Tuition at a public business school varies from $4,721 to $11,505, while tuition at a private business school varies from $6,992 to $40,172.

Average tuition for programs in business is $21,300. While the highest tuition for business programs, which is $40,172 every year, is at Stanford University, the lowest tuition in Santa Cruz, which is $4,721 every year, is at California State University-Monterey Bay.

Schools in Santa Cruz offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for students pursing business.

Business Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Santa Cruz, California

7,709 students graduate from programs in Santa Cruz in business, on average, per year. This accounts for 12% of business students who schools in the state of California graduate. More specifically, 717 students graduated with certificates in business, 1,459 with an associate's level degree, 3,881 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 1,942 with a master's level degree, and 19 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Business Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Santa Cruz, California

  • Certificate 2006: 788
  • Certificate 2007: 728
  • Certificate 2008: 698
  • Certificate 2009: 550
  • Certificate 2010: 717
  • Associate 2006: 1207
  • Associate 2007: 1117
  • Associate 2008: 1208
  • Associate 2009: 1307
  • Associate 2010: 1459
  • Bachelor 2006: 3512
  • Bachelor 2007: 3558
  • Bachelor 2008: 3501
  • Bachelor 2009: 3599
  • Bachelor 2010: 3881
  • Master 2006: 2179
  • Master 2007: 1784
  • Master 2008: 1971
  • Master 2009: 1970
  • Master 2010: 1942
  • Doctorate 2006: 17
  • Doctorate 2007: 22
  • Doctorate 2008: 22
  • Doctorate 2009: 26
  • Doctorate 2010: 19

Business Program Availability in Santa Cruz, California

Santa Cruz schools offer a total of 260 programs in business. Of these programs, about 42.7% 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 Santa Cruz, California

  • Certificate: 111
  • Associate: 96
  • Bachelor: 26
  • Master: 25
  • Doctorate: 2

Financial Analysts — Salary by Percentile

Financial Analysts — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 68435
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 43110
  • 25th Percentile: 49320
  • Median: 57320
  • 75th Percentile: 71490
  • 90th Percentile: 101180

Public Relations Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Public Relations Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22050
  • 25th Percentile: 24740
  • Median: 46530
  • 75th Percentile: 60070
  • 90th Percentile: 73940

Compensation and Benefits Managers — Salary by Percentile

Compensation and Benefits Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 57150
  • 25th Percentile: 67340
  • Median: 78670
  • 75th Percentile: 101700
  • 90th Percentile: 119320

Accountants and Auditors — Salary by Percentile

Accountants and Auditors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 44930
  • 25th Percentile: 52640
  • Median: 64080
  • 75th Percentile: 75510
  • 90th Percentile: 90600

Logisticians — Salary by Percentile

Logisticians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 67690
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Financial Specialists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Financial Specialists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 38280
  • 25th Percentile: 43300
  • Median: 49400
  • 75th Percentile: 61090
  • 90th Percentile: 72700

Financial Managers — Salary by Percentile

Financial Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 63450
  • 25th Percentile: 74760
  • Median: 93990
  • 75th Percentile: 128420
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Human Resources Managers — Salary by Percentile

Human Resources Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 68540
  • 25th Percentile: 85520
  • Median: 107700
  • 75th Percentile: 137980
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Marketing Managers — Salary by Percentile

Marketing Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 59930
  • 25th Percentile: 81360
  • Median: 76870
  • 75th Percentile: 166400
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Business Intelligence Analysts — Salary by Percentile

Business Intelligence Analysts — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 80970
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Chief Executives — Salary by Percentile

Chief Executives — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 84920
  • 25th Percentile: 106300
  • Median: 162060
  • 75th Percentile: 166400
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Human Resources Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Human Resources Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 36270
  • 25th Percentile: 48190
  • Median: 58370
  • 75th Percentile: 78280
  • 90th Percentile: 97680

General and Operations Managers — Salary by Percentile

General and Operations Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 51970
  • 25th Percentile: 67320
  • Median: 92790
  • 75th Percentile: 127410
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Training and Development Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Training and Development Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 50110
  • 25th Percentile: 56160
  • Median: 65230
  • 75th Percentile: 75240
  • 90th Percentile: 90000

Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 39670
  • 25th Percentile: 47170
  • Median: 60500
  • 75th Percentile: 82540
  • 90th Percentile: 101340

Management Analysts — Salary by Percentile

Management Analysts — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 46330
  • 25th Percentile: 58520
  • Median: 83820
  • 75th Percentile: 113730
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Public Relations and Fundraising Managers — Salary by Percentile

Public Relations and Fundraising Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 49060
  • 25th Percentile: 61160
  • Median: 84730
  • 75th Percentile: 117100
  • 90th Percentile: 163890

Business Operations Specialists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Business Operations Specialists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25090
  • 25th Percentile: 43410
  • Median: 55940
  • 75th Percentile: 81470
  • 90th Percentile: 112660

Financial Analysts — Employment Trend

Financial Analysts — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 75550
  • Median Salary 2007: 73890
  • Median Salary 2008: 57990
  • Median Salary 2009: 67810
  • Median Salary 2010: 68435
  • Total Employed 2006: 30
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Accountants and Auditors — Employment Trend

Accountants and Auditors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 58490
  • Median Salary 2007: 58860
  • Median Salary 2008: 61900
  • Median Salary 2009: 62420
  • Median Salary 2010: 64080
  • Total Employed 2006: 500
  • Total Employed 2007: 550
  • Total Employed 2008: 580
  • Total Employed 2009: 550
  • Total Employed 2010: 480

Human Resources Managers — Employment Trend

Human Resources Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 95180
  • Median Salary 2007: 104400
  • Median Salary 2008: 103170
  • Median Salary 2009: 109300
  • Median Salary 2010: 107700
  • Total Employed 2006: 30
  • Total Employed 2007: 30
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 50
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Public Relations Specialists — Employment Trend

Public Relations Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 35870
  • Median Salary 2007: 46940
  • Median Salary 2008: 42220
  • Median Salary 2009: 45890
  • Median Salary 2010: 46530
  • Total Employed 2006: 130
  • Total Employed 2007: 90
  • Total Employed 2008: 250
  • Total Employed 2009: 250
  • Total Employed 2010: 230

Compensation and Benefits Managers — Employment Trend

Compensation and Benefits Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 65875
  • Median Salary 2007: 71745
  • Median Salary 2008: 76230
  • Median Salary 2009: 77595
  • Median Salary 2010: 78670
  • Total Employed 2006: 50
  • Total Employed 2007: 45
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 35
  • Total Employed 2010: 30

Public Relations and Fundraising Managers — Employment Trend

Public Relations and Fundraising Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 69310
  • Median Salary 2007: 72930
  • Median Salary 2008: 68035
  • Median Salary 2009: 63140
  • Median Salary 2010: 84730
  • Total Employed 2006: 50
  • Total Employed 2007: 55
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Financial Managers — Employment Trend

Financial Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 83230
  • Median Salary 2007: 80080
  • Median Salary 2008: 80130
  • Median Salary 2009: 85500
  • Median Salary 2010: 93990
  • Total Employed 2006: 230
  • Total Employed 2007: 290
  • Total Employed 2008: 370
  • Total Employed 2009: 360
  • Total Employed 2010: 330

Financial Specialists, All Other — Employment Trend

Financial Specialists, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 43850
  • Median Salary 2007: 42180
  • Median Salary 2008: 47540
  • Median Salary 2009: 47820
  • Median Salary 2010: 49400
  • Total Employed 2006: 95
  • Total Employed 2007: 110
  • Total Employed 2008: 115
  • Total Employed 2009: 120
  • Total Employed 2010: 120

Logisticians — Employment Trend

Logisticians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 60645
  • Median Salary 2007: 61430
  • Median Salary 2008: 63560
  • Median Salary 2009: 64975
  • Median Salary 2010: 67690
  • Total Employed 2006:
  • Total Employed 2007:
  • Total Employed 2008:
  • Total Employed 2009:
  • Total Employed 2010:

Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists — Employment Trend

Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 47410
  • Median Salary 2007: 49250
  • Median Salary 2008: 52190
  • Median Salary 2009: 56070
  • Median Salary 2010: 57320
  • Total Employed 2006: 30
  • Total Employed 2007: 30
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 50

Business Intelligence Analysts — Employment Trend

Business Intelligence Analysts — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 62260
  • Median Salary 2007: 69210
  • Median Salary 2008: 76790
  • Median Salary 2009: 78690
  • Median Salary 2010: 80970
  • Total Employed 2006: 100
  • Total Employed 2007: 70
  • Total Employed 2008: 75
  • Total Employed 2009: 75
  • Total Employed 2010: 70

Chief Executives — Employment Trend

Chief Executives — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 145600
  • Median Salary 2007: 145600
  • Median Salary 2008: 161140
  • Median Salary 2009: 165910
  • Median Salary 2010: 162060
  • Total Employed 2006: 150
  • Total Employed 2007: 150
  • Total Employed 2008: 170
  • Total Employed 2009: 160
  • Total Employed 2010: 140

Human Resources Specialists — Employment Trend

Human Resources Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 114740
  • Median Salary 2007: 111340
  • Median Salary 2008: 106390
  • Median Salary 2009: 112460
  • Median Salary 2010: 58370
  • Total Employed 2006: 200
  • Total Employed 2007: 190
  • Total Employed 2008: 180
  • Total Employed 2009: 170
  • Total Employed 2010: 180

General and Operations Managers — Employment Trend

General and Operations Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 88670
  • Median Salary 2007: 95420
  • Median Salary 2008: 91740
  • Median Salary 2009: 93800
  • Median Salary 2010: 92790
  • Total Employed 2006: 1660
  • Total Employed 2007: 1760
  • Total Employed 2008: 1820
  • Total Employed 2009: 1710
  • Total Employed 2010: 1520

Training and Development Specialists — Employment Trend

Training and Development Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 60330
  • Median Salary 2007: 57740
  • Median Salary 2008: 58690
  • Median Salary 2009: 61090
  • Median Salary 2010: 65230
  • Total Employed 2006: 70
  • Total Employed 2007: 60
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 90
  • Total Employed 2010: 100

Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists — Employment Trend

Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 61640
  • Median Salary 2007: 79660
  • Median Salary 2008: 68200
  • Median Salary 2009: 62790
  • Median Salary 2010: 60500
  • Total Employed 2006: 130
  • Total Employed 2007: 90
  • Total Employed 2008: 110
  • Total Employed 2009: 120
  • Total Employed 2010: 140

Management Analysts — Employment Trend

Management Analysts — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 78710
  • Median Salary 2007: 88610
  • Median Salary 2008: 78640
  • Median Salary 2009: 79030
  • Median Salary 2010: 83820
  • Total Employed 2006: 300
  • Total Employed 2007: 270
  • Total Employed 2008: 430
  • Total Employed 2009: 360
  • Total Employed 2010: 380

Marketing Managers — Employment Trend

Marketing Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 85430
  • Median Salary 2007: 81240
  • Median Salary 2008: 79340
  • Median Salary 2009: 79440
  • Median Salary 2010: 76870
  • Total Employed 2006: 190
  • Total Employed 2007: 200
  • Total Employed 2008: 220
  • Total Employed 2009: 170
  • Total Employed 2010: 180

Business Operations Specialists, All Other — Employment Trend

Business Operations Specialists, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 56540
  • Median Salary 2007: 54620
  • Median Salary 2008: 53420
  • Median Salary 2009: 55690
  • Median Salary 2010: 55940
  • Total Employed 2006: 740
  • Total Employed 2007: 740
  • Total Employed 2008: 720
  • Total Employed 2009: 670
  • Total Employed 2010: 490

Santa Cruz vs California Business Employment

Santa Cruz vs California Business Employment

  • Employed in Santa Cruz: 0.489% (4560)

Business Schools in Santa Cruz, California

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1. The University of California - Santa Cruz

1156 High St
Santa Cruz, CA 95064-1011
(831) 459-0111

The University of California-Santa Cruz, which is just 23.9 miles from neighboring Cupertino, is located just a short commute away from within Santa Cruz and UCSC offers one program in business. UC Santa Cruz is the biggest institution offering programs in business in Santa Cruz, CA.