Hanover, IN has one astronomy school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Indiana University-Bloomington has a total student population of 42,347. It is the 59th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Indiana.
Astronomy students from Hanover schools who go on to become astronomers, astrophysicistss, lunar and planetary institute directors, national radio astronomy observatory directors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,240 people working as astronomers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $102,740. Also, Atmospheric and space scientists make on average $85,160 per year and there are about 8,320 of them employed in the US today.
Hanover lies in Jefferson county, which is one of the 39 counties in Indiana. Overall, the Louisville-Jefferson County-IN area has 593,940 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $19.22/hr average worker wage, and a $39,970 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Indiana University-Bloomington ends up costing a student $10,367/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Hanover|
|New Albany||IN||-||1||50.4945||53||35.2 miles|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||52.5 miles|
|Saint Catharine||KY||-||1||13.7868||38||70.5 miles|
|Saint Martin||OH||-||1||11.3716||2||91.8 miles|