Indianapolis, IN (population: 803,930) has two automotive technology schools within its city limits. Lincoln College of Technology, the highest ranked school in the city with an automotive technology program, has a total student population of 2,626. It is the 4078th highest ranked school in the USA and the 86th highest in the state of Indiana (#1 is Indiana University-Bloomington).
Automotive Technology students from Indianapolis schools who go on to become automotive engineers, automotive technicians, mechanics, automotive specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. Also, Automotive body and related repairers make on average $41,020 per year and there are about 133,290 of them employed in the US today.
Indianapolis lies in Marion county, which is one of the 39 counties in Indiana. Overall, the Indianapolis-Carmel area has 870,660 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $20.15/hr average worker wage, and a $41,900 average annual salary.
Of the 2 automotive technology schools in Indianapolis, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lincoln College of Technology comes out as the most expensive ($41,184/yr) for automotive technology students, with Ivy Tech Community College-Central Indiana as the lowest, reported at only $11,072/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Indianapolis|
|West Lafayette||IN||-||1||78.6553||122||60.0 miles|
|Terre Haute||IN||60,269||5||28.5376||204||68.9 miles|
|North Manchester||IN||-||1||55.0629||70||86.8 miles|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||98.5 miles|