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Business Administration Schools in Washington State

There are 44 Washington schools offering business administration programs. 4,261 students graduated with degrees from Washington business administration schools in 2010. 2,209 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 1,395 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

3,932 students graduate from business administration programs in Washington, on average, each year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from business administration programs. Specifically, 442 students graduated with business administration certificates, 197 with a degree at the associate's level, 2,209 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 1,395 with a degree at the master's level, and 18 with a degree at the doctorate level.

44 business administration schools are in this state. And out of these, 27 schools are public, while 17 schools are private. Tuition at a public business administration school varies from $3,006 to $8,701, while tuition at a private business administration school varies from $11,880 to $37,225.

Average tuition for business administration programs is $15,354. While the lowest tuition in this state, which is $3,006 every year, is at Olympic College, the highest tuition for business administration programs, which is $37,225 each year, is at the University of Puget Sound.

Washington business administration schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Business Administration Program Completions in Washington State 2006 - 2010

3,932 students graduate from business administration programs in Washington, on average, each year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from business administration programs. Specifically, 442 students graduated with business administration certificates, 197 with a degree at the associate's level, 2,209 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 1,395 with a degree at the master's level, and 18 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Business Administration Program Completions in Washington State 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 110
  • Certificate 2007: 104
  • Certificate 2008: 155
  • Certificate 2009: 244
  • Certificate 2010: 442
  • Associate 2006: 163
  • Associate 2007: 178
  • Associate 2008: 165
  • Associate 2009: 167
  • Associate 2010: 197
  • Bachelor 2006: 2217
  • Bachelor 2007: 2597
  • Bachelor 2008: 2132
  • Bachelor 2009: 2068
  • Bachelor 2010: 2209
  • Master 2006: 974
  • Master 2007: 911
  • Master 2008: 1126
  • Master 2009: 1304
  • Master 2010: 1395
  • Doctorate 2006: 16
  • Doctorate 2007: 26
  • Doctorate 2008: 25
  • Doctorate 2009: 31
  • Doctorate 2010: 18

Business Administration Program Availability in Washington State

Schools in Washington offer a total of 87 business administration programs. Of these programs, 28.7% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level, the associates level, and the doctoral level.

Business Administration Program Availability in Washington State

  • Certificate: 17
  • Associate: 21
  • Bachelor: 25
  • Master: 21
  • Doctorate: 3

Career Trends

General and Operations Managers — Salary by Percentile

General and Operations Managers — Salary by Percentile

General and Operations Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 65630
  • 25th Percentile: 83600
  • Median: 113560
  • 75th Percentile: 163920
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Career Trends

General and Operations Managers — Employment Trend

General and Operations Managers — Employment Trend

General and Operations Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 107920
  • Median Salary 2007: 112360
  • Median Salary 2008: 115900
  • Median Salary 2009: 112790
  • Median Salary 2010: 113560
  • Total Employed 2006: 16890
  • Total Employed 2007: 17320
  • Total Employed 2008: 19240
  • Total Employed 2009: 21030
  • Total Employed 2010: 22150

Washington State vs National Business Administration Employment

Washington State vs National Business Administration Employment

  • Employed in Washington State: 1.297% (22150)

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1. Saint Martin's University

5300 Pacific Ave SE
Lacey, WA 98503-7500
(360) 491-4700

Saint Martin's University is located in the suburbs of Lacey, Washington. Saint Martin's offers two business administration programs. Of those, students are offered one bachelor's level business administration degree by it and one degree at the master's level in business administration. It is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Washington offering business administration.

2. Northwest Indian College

2522 Kwina Rd
Bellingham, WA 98226-9217
(360) 676-2772

Northwest Indian College is a tribal, public, 4-year institution, founded in 1973. This school, which is several miles from Bellingham, is in a rural area. This school offers students 11 certificates, nine degrees at the associates level, and one bachelors level degree. 626 students pursued degrees from the 17 programs at NWIC in 2010. NWIC offers subjects such as liberal arts, counseling, and business administration. The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities accredits this very small school. This school is the only tribal college in Washington.

3. The University of Washington - Bothell

18115 Campus Way NE
Bothell, WA 98011-8246
(425) 352-5000

The University of Washington-Bothell offers two business administration programs. Of those, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in business administration by it and one master's level degree in business administration. It is in the suburbs of Bothell, Washington. Overall, 3,273 students pursue degrees in 13 programs at the UW.

4. Bakke Graduate University

1013 8th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 264-9100

Founded in 1990, Bakke Graduate University is a 4-year institution. This school is in the center of Seattle. BAKKE offers subjects including theology and business administration. BAKKE offers three masters level degrees and one degree at the doctoral level to students. 206 students pursued degrees from the four programs at BGU in 2010. It is accredited by the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools, Accreditation Commission.

5. Argosy University - Seattle

2601-A Elliott Avenue
Seattle, WA 98121
(206) 283-4500

Argosy University-Seattle offers four business administration programs. Of those, students are offered one certificate in business administration by Argosy, one degree at the bachelor's level in business administration, one business administration degree at the master's level, and one doctorate level business administration degree. This very small school is 1.0 miles from the heart of downtown. Argosy is the second largest institution in the state of Washington offering business administration in terms of programs.

6. Grays Harbor College

1620 Edward P Smith Drive
Aberdeen, WA 98520-7599
(360) 532-9020

Grays Harbor College, which is very close to Aberdeen, Washington, is in a rural area and this college offers one program in business administration. Overall, 2,526 students pursue degrees in 44 Grays Harbor College programs. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Washington offering programs in business administration.

7. Antioch University - Seattle

2326 6th Ave
Seattle, WA 98121-1814
(206) 441-5352

Antioch University-Seattle is near the heart of downtown. This school offers two business administration programs. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in business administration by it and one degree at the master's level in business administration. Overall, 994 students seek degrees in 16 programs at this school. In terms of programs, it is the second biggest institution in the state of Washington offering business administration.

8. ITT Technical Institute - Everett

1615 75th Street Sw- Suite 220
Everett, WA 98203
(425) 583-0200

ITT Technical Institute-Everett is 4.2 miles from the center of the city and ITT offers one business administration program. It is one of 10 technical colleges in Washington. ITT Tech is the tenth largest institution in the state of Washington offering business administration in terms of programs.

9. Western Washington University

516 High St
Bellingham, WA 98225-9008
(360) 650-3000

Western Washington University, which is 1.4 miles from the center of the city, is in Bellingham, WA. This school offers two programs in business administration. Out of those, it offers one business administration degree at the bachelor's level to students and one master's level business administration degree. This school is one of 44 public post-secondary institutions in Washington. This school is the third biggest institution in the state of Washington offering business administration.

10. The Bainbridge Graduate Institute

284 Madrona Way NE Ste 124
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
(206) 855-9559

The Bainbridge Graduate Institute is in the suburbs of Bainbridge Island, Washington and BGI offers one program in business administration. 197 students seek degrees in one program at BGI, overall. In terms of programs, this school is the fifth largest institution in the state of Washington offering business administration.

11. Seattle Community College - North

9600 College Way North
Seattle, WA 98103-3599
(206) 527-3600

Seattle Community College-North offers one program in business administration and North Seattle Community College is near the heart of downtown. It is a public 2-year institution.

12. ITT Technical Institute - Spokane Valley

13518 E Indiana Avenue
Spokane Valley, WA 99216-1589
(509) 926-2900

ITT Technical Institute-Spokane Valley is a for-profit 4-year institution. It is located in the suburbs of Spokane Valley, Washington. This school is one of several campuses. Students are offered eight degrees at the associates level and seven bachelors level degrees by this technical college. In 2010, 494 students pursued degrees from the 12 programs at ITT. It offers subjects such as computer programming and information systems. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits this school. This technical college is one of 10 technical colleges in Washington.

13. The University of Puget Sound

1500 N Warner
Tacoma, WA 98416
(253) 879-3100

The University of Puget Sound, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Tacoma, WA and Puget Sound offers one business administration program. It is a 4-year institution.

14. Walla Walla Community College

500 Tausick Way
Walla Walla, WA 99362-9267
(509) 522-2500

Walla Walla Community College, which is very close to Walla Walla, Washington, is in a rural setting. It offers two programs in business administration. Of those, this college offers one certificate in business administration to students and one business administration degree at the associate's level. Overall, 5,438 students pursue degrees in 75 Walla Walla Community College programs.

15. Yakima Valley Community College

South 16th Ave. & Nob Hill Blvd.
Yakima, WA 98907-2520
(509) 574-4600

Yakima Valley Community College offers one business administration program and this college is 1.6 miles from the heart of downtown. It is a public 2-year institution.

16. ITT Technical Institute - Seattle

12720 Gateway Dr Ste 100
Seattle, WA 98168-2610
(206) 244-3300

ITT Technical Institute-Seattle is a for-profit 4-year institution. It is in the suburbs of Seattle, Washington. ITT is one of several campuses. ITT Tech offers nine associates level degrees and eight bachelors level degrees to students. In 2010, 755 students pursued degrees from the 13 programs at ITT Tech. ITT offers subjects such as business and computer animation. ITT Tech is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. This technical college is one of 10 technical colleges in Washington.

17. The Perry Technical Institute

2011 W Washington Ave.
Yakima, WA 98903-1296
(509) 453-0374

The Perry Technical Institute, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Yakima, WA and it offers one business administration program. Overall, 584 students seek degrees in 11 programs at this school.

18. The University of Washington - Tacoma

1900 Commerce St
Tacoma, WA 98402-3100
(253) 692-4000

The University of Washington-Tacoma is 0.6 miles from the center of the city. It offers two programs in business administration. Of those, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in business administration by UW Tacoma and one degree at the master's level in business administration. It is one of 44 public post-secondary institutions in Washington. UW Tacoma is the tenth biggest institution in the state of Washington offering business administration.

19. Pierce College at Puyallup

1601 39th Ave SE
Puyallup, WA 98374-2222
(253) 840-8400

Pierce College at Puyallup is located in the suburbs of Puyallup, Washington and it offers one program in business administration. It is one of 22 community colleges in Washington.

20. Spokane Falls Community College

3410 W Fort George Wright Dr
Spokane, WA 99224-5288
(509) 533-3500

Spokane Falls Community College is located in Spokane, Washington, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two programs in business administration. Of those, it offers one business administration certificate to students and one degree at the associate's level in business administration. Overall, 9,767 students seek degrees in 49 Spokane Falls Community College programs. It ranks fourth in terms of enrollment in the state of Washington.

21. The University of Phoenix - Western Washington

7100 Fort Dent Way
Tukwila, WA 98188-8553
(452) 572-1600

The University of Phoenix-Western Washington offers two business administration programs. Out of those, it offers one bachelor's level degree in business administration to students and one master's level business administration degree. UPX is located in the suburbs of Tukwila, Washington. This school is a for-profit 4-year institution.

22. DeVry University - Washington

3600 S 344th Way
Federal Way, WA 98001-9558
(253) 943-2800

DeVry University-Washington offers four programs in business administration. Out of those, it offers two bachelor's level degrees in business administration to students and two master's level degrees in business administration. DeVry is in the suburbs of Federal Way, Washington.

23. Bellevue College

3000 Landerholm Cir SE
Bellevue, WA 98007-6484
(425) 564-1000

Bellevue College is near the heart of downtown. BC offers two programs in business administration. Of those, BC offers students one certificate in business administration and one associate's level business administration degree. 14,675 students pursue degrees in 63 BC programs, overall. It is the biggest institution in the state of Washington offering business administration.

24. South Puget Sound Community College

2011 Mottman Rd SW
Olympia, WA 98512-6292
(360) 596-5241

South Puget Sound Community College offers one program in business administration and this college is in the suburbs of Olympia, Washington. It is a public 2-year institution.

25. Wenatchee Valley College

1300 Fifth St
Wenatchee, WA 98801-1799
(509) 682-6800

Wenatchee Valley College is near the center of the city and this college offers one program in business administration. It is a public 2-year institution. This community college is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Washington offering business administration programs.

26. The City University of Seattle

11900 NE First Street
Bellevue, WA 98005
(425) 637-1010x3563

The City University of Seattle offers five business administration programs. More specifically, students are offered one certificate in business administration by this school, two degrees at the bachelor's level in business administration, and two master's level degrees in business administration. This school, which is near the center of the city, is located in Bellevue, WA. 2,644 students seek degrees in 69 City University of Seattle programs, overall.

27. Tacoma Community College

6501 S 19th St
Tacoma, WA 98466-6100
(253) 566-5000

Tacoma Community College offers one business administration program and it is near the heart of downtown. 8,556 students seek degrees in 51 Tacoma Community College programs, overall. It is the sixth largest institution in the state of Washington offering business administration.

28. Spokane Community College

1810 North Greene Street
Spokane, WA 99217-5399
(509) 533-8020

Spokane Community College offers two programs in business administration. More specifically, it offers students one certificate in business administration and one associate's level degree in business administration. It is 3.1 miles from the center of the city. It is one of 22 community colleges in Washington.

29. Lower Columbia College

1600 Maple Street
Longview, WA 98632-0310
(360) 442-2311

Lower Columbia College is located in the center of Longview and it offers one program in business administration. 4,252 students seek degrees in 55 programs at this college, overall. This community college is the eighth largest institution in the state of Washington offering business administration in terms of programs.

30. Northwest University

5520 108th Ave NE
Kirkland, WA 98083-0579
(425) 822-8266

Northwest University is in the suburbs of Kirkland, Washington. It offers three programs in business administration. More specifically, it offers students two degrees at the bachelor's level in business administration and one business administration degree at the master's level. This school is a 4-year institution.

31. Whatcom Community College

237 W Kellogg Rd
Bellingham, WA 98226
(360) 383-3000

Whatcom Community College is located in Bellingham, Washington, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one business administration program. Overall, 4,939 students pursue degrees in 25 programs at this community college.

32. Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom

9401 Farwest Dr SW
Lakewood, WA 98498-1999
(253) 964-6500

Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom is located in the suburbs of Lakewood, Washington. This school offers two business administration programs. Specifically, students are offered one certificate in business administration by this mid-sized school and one associate's level degree in business administration. It is one of 44 public post-secondary institutions in Washington.

33. Shoreline Community College

16101 Greenwood Ave N
Shoreline, WA 98133-5696
(206) 546-4101

Shoreline Community College is located in the suburbs of Shoreline, Washington. It offers two programs in business administration. Of those, this college offers one business administration certificate to students and one associate's level degree in business administration. Overall, 6,314 students pursue degrees in 53 Shoreline Community College programs.

34. Heritage University

3240 Fort Rd
Toppenish, WA 98948
(509) 865-8500

Heritage University, which is only a few miles from Toppenish, is in a rural area. It offers three business administration programs. More specifically, it offers students one business administration certificate, one business administration degree at the associate's level, and one business administration degree at the bachelor's level. Overall, 1,254 students pursue degrees in 69 programs at Heritage. In terms of programs, it is the second largest institution in the state of Washington offering business administration.

35. Everett Community College

2000 Tower Street
Everett, WA 98201
(425) 388-9100

Everett Community College offers two programs in business administration. Of those, this college offers students one business administration certificate and one degree at the associate's level in business administration. It is near the center of the city. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Washington offering business administration.

36. Peninsula College

1502 E Lauridsen Blvd
Port Angeles, WA 98362
(360) 452-9277

Peninsula College is in town of Port Angeles, Washington. This school offers two business administration programs. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in business administration by this public school and one business administration degree at the bachelor's level. PC is one of 44 public post-secondary institutions in Washington.

37. The University of Washington - Seattle

1400 NE Campus Parkway
Seattle, WA 98195-4550
(206) 543-2100

The University of Washington-Seattle is 3.6 miles from the heart of downtown. The UW offers three business administration programs. Out of those, students are offered one bachelor's level business administration degree by it, one master's level business administration degree, and one business administration degree at the doctorate level. Overall, 42,451 students seek degrees in 368 programs at this university. This university is the oldest institution in the state of Washington offering business administration programs.

38. Seattle University

900 Broadway
Seattle, WA 98122-4340
(206) 296-6000

Seattle University offers three programs in business administration. More specifically, students are offered one business administration certificate by Seattle U, one degree at the bachelor's level in business administration, and one degree at the master's level in business administration. It is near the center of the city. 7,817 students seek degrees in 102 programs at this school, overall.

39. Edmonds Community College

20000 68th Ave W
Lynnwood, WA 98036-5912
(425) 640-1459

Edmonds Community College is located in the suburbs of Lynnwood, Washington. It offers two programs in business administration. Specifically, it offers students one business administration certificate and one business administration degree at the associate's level. This community college is one of 22 community colleges in Washington.

40. Seattle Pacific University

3307 3rd Ave W
Seattle, WA 98119-1997
(206) 281-2000

Seattle Pacific University is near the heart of downtown and SPU offers one program in business administration. Seattle Pacific is a 4-year institution. This medium-sized school is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Washington offering business administration programs.

41. Central Washington University

400 East University Way
Ellensburg, WA 98926-7501
(509) 963-1111

Central Washington University is located in town of Ellensburg, Washington and CWU offers one program in business administration. 11,614 students pursue degrees in 134 programs at this medium-sized school, overall. In terms of programs, CWU is the sixth largest institution in the state of Washington offering business administration.

42. Highline Community College

2400 S 240th St
Des Moines, WA 98198-9800
(206) 878-3710

Highline Community College offers one program in business administration and this college is in the suburbs of Des Moines, Washington. This community college is a public 2-year institution. This community college is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Washington offering programs in business administration.

43. Olympic College

1600 Chester Ave
Bremerton, WA 98337-1699
(360) 792-6050

Olympic College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Bremerton, WA. This school offers two programs in business administration. Out of those, it offers students one certificate in business administration and one associate's level business administration degree. This public school is one of 44 public post-secondary institutions in Washington. This school is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Washington offering programs in business administration.

44. Gonzaga University

E 502 Boone Ave
Spokane, WA 99258-0001
(509) 328-4220

Gonzaga University, which is 1.3 miles from the center of the city, is in Spokane, WA. It offers two business administration programs. Specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in business administration by it and one master's level degree in business administration. GU is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Washington. GU ranks seventh in terms of enrollment in the state of Washington.

45. Eastern Washington University

526 5th Street
Cheney, WA 99004-2496
(509) 359-6200

Eastern Washington University is located in Cheney, WA. It offers two business administration programs. Of those, students are offered one bachelor's level business administration degree by EWU and one degree at the master's level in business administration. This school is one of 44 public post-secondary institutions in Washington. This school is the sixth largest institution in the state of Washington offering business administration in terms of programs.

46. Clark College

1933 Fort Vancouver Way
Vancouver, WA 98663-3598
(360) 992-2000

Clark College is located in the center of Vancouver. It offers two programs in business administration. Of those, this school offers one business administration certificate to students and one business administration degree at the associate's level. This school is a public 2-year institution. This school is the second biggest institution in the state of Washington offering business administration in terms of programs.

47. Pacific Lutheran University

1010 122nd St So
Tacoma, WA 98447-0003
(253) 531-6900

Pacific Lutheran University is located in the suburbs of Tacoma, Washington. Pacific Lutheran offers two business administration programs. Out of those, PLU offers one degree at the bachelor's level in business administration to students and one master's level business administration degree. This school is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Washington. It is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Washington offering programs in business administration.

48. Whitworth University

300 W Hawthorne Rd
Spokane, WA 99251
(509) 777-1000

Whitworth University is located in the suburbs of Spokane, Washington. It offers three programs in business administration. Out of those, Whitworth offers students two degrees at the bachelor's level in business administration and one business administration degree at the master's level. Overall, 2,989 students pursue degrees in 51 programs at this school. Whitworth is the fourth largest institution in the state of Washington offering business administration in terms of programs.