Kokomo, IN (population: 45,373) has twenty banking schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Butler University, the highest ranked school in this group with a banking program, has a total student population of 4,505. It is the 172nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 4th highest in the state of Indiana (#1 is Indiana University-Bloomington).
Banking students from Kokomo schools who go on to become bankers, tellers, investment bankers, financial managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 153,720 people working as financial specialists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $64,810. Also, Business and financial operations employees make on average $65,900 per year and there are about 6,063,670 of them employed in the US today.
Kokomo lies in Howard county, which is one of the 39 counties in Indiana. Overall, the Northwest Indiana nonmetropolitan area has 149,950 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $16.18/hr average worker wage, and a $33,650 average annual salary.
Of the 20 banking schools with a 100-mile radius of Kokomo, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Butler University comes out as the most expensive ($26,565/yr) for banking students, with Indiana State University as the lowest, reported at only $11,390/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Kokomo|
|North Manchester||IN||-||1||55.0629||70||40.7 miles|
|West Lafayette||IN||-||1||78.6553||122||41.1 miles|
|Fort Wayne||IN||253,250||14||20.2986||342||66.0 miles|
|South Bend||IN||103,173||4||21.2634||164||83.3 miles|
|Notre Dame||IN||-||1||49.129||10||84.9 miles|
|Michigan City||IN||-||1||15.3669||17||93.8 miles|
|Terre Haute||IN||60,269||5||28.5376||204||96.3 miles|