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Business, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Watervliet, NY, United States
Are you thinking of a career that reaches across business disciplines? Entrepreneur? Consultant? Project Manager? International executive? You can count on the Business program of Siena College to get you there. This flexible major is 100% current and it features opportunities not easily found at any other schools.
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If you're looking to customize your coursework and get a broad-based education, the Business program of Siena College is the best degree for you. Added bonus: you can earn your bachelor's degree and MBA in just four years through this program. Siena's business major offers you:

True Customization: Know what distinguishes one business major from the next in an employer’s eyes? Concentrations. That’s why we offer 20 choices and the opportunity to choose two, even three. You'll not only be able to make your degree personal to your goals, you'll increase your marketability in the job market. That’s huge for propelling you into the career of your dreams.

Extreme Mentorship: From our passionate faculty and academic advisors to our career counselors and dedicated internship office, you essentially have a small army supporting your growth and academic path from the day you begin here.

The Ideal Location: Get this—We have more businesses that want Saints than we have Saints seeking internships. That’s because the Capital District is teeming with companies and Siena alumni. Also, we’re near NYC, Boston and other major cities = easy to get to job interviews.

Unique Courses: Since our concentrations are so market-driven and easily updated, it keeps our course catalog interesting. A few examples: Economics of Crime, Fraud and Forensic Accounting, International Marketing, Sports Marketing and Financial Crisis.

Your future success

The average salary of recent Siena business grads is $74,000 (according to a 2016 alumni survey). They work at top companies like Amazon, Bank of America, Bloomberg, CNN, General Electric, J. Crew, JP Morgan Chase, Nestle, Nielson, Target, UPS, Walt Disney World and more.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Comparative Economics
  • Money and Banking
  • Marketing
  • New Product Development
  • Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development
  • Entrepreneurial Finance

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Complete an online application
  • Send all transcripts and school results from each secondary school and post-secondary school that you have attended
  • Submit a personal essay of 1-2 pages describing your interest in Siena College and your goals for studying in the United States
  • Submit one letter of recommendation
  • The SAT and ACT are optional
  • Non-native English speakers are required to submit an English proficiency score from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) examination or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    39200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19600 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    39200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19600 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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