Indianapolis, IN (population: 803,930) has one civil engineering school within its city limits. Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis has a total student population of 30,383. It is the 419th highest ranked school in the USA and the 15th highest in the state of Indiana (#1 is Indiana University-Bloomington). To learn more about civil engineering programs in Indianapolis, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of civil engineering professors at Indiana University such as Edward Barbari, Zena Ben-Miled, Oliver Bouthier, Stanley Chien, Kris Dines, and Kim Dongsoo.
Civil Engineering students from Indianapolis schools who go on to become civil engineers, civil engineering technicians, civil engineering designers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 259,320 people working as civil engineers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $81,180. Also, Civil engineering technicians make on average $47,420 per year and there are about 82,690 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Indianapolis-Carmel area alone, there are 360 employed civil engineering technicians earning an average salary of $51,760. Civil engineers in this area earn $74,380/yr and there are 1,470 employed.
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. Thus, about 1.689 out of every 1000 jobs in Indianapolis are held by civil engineers, and 0.412/1000 are held by civil engineering technicians.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis ends up costing a student $12,394/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|