Indianapolis, IN (population: 803,930) has three computer engineering schools within its city limits. Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis, the highest ranked school in the city with a computer engineering program, 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 computer engineering programs in Indianapolis, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of computer engineering professors at Indiana University such as Edward Barbari, Zena Ben-Miled, Oliver Bouthier, Stanley Chien, Kris Dines, and Kim Dongsoo.
Computer Engineering students from Indianapolis schools who go on to become computer engineers, database administrators, computer and information scientists, computer support specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 338,890 people working as network and computer systems administrators alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $70,930. Also, Computer programmers make on average $74,690 per year and there are about 367,880 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Indianapolis-Carmel area alone, there are 2,980 employed computer programmers earning an average salary of $71,910. Network and computer systems administrators in this area earn $62,820/yr and there are 2,750 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 3.156 out of every 1000 jobs in Indianapolis are held by network and computer systems administrators, and 3.427/1000 are held by computer programmers.
Of the 3 computer engineering schools in Indianapolis, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Martin University comes out as the most expensive ($14,853/yr) for computer engineering students, with Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis as the lowest, reported at only $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|