Indianapolis, IN (population: 803,930) has four computer programming schools within its city limits. International Business College-Indianapolis, the highest ranked school in the city with a computer programming program, has a total student population of 386. It is the 855th highest ranked school in the USA and the 35th highest in the state of Indiana (#1 is Indiana University-Bloomington).
Computer Programming students from Indianapolis schools who go on to become computer programmers, computer security specialists, computer support specialists, computer technicians, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 367,880 people working as computer programmers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $74,690. Also, Computer software engineers, applications make on average $90,170 per year and there are about 495,500 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Indianapolis-Carmel area alone, there are 2,950 employed computer software engineers, applications earning an average salary of $73,360. Computer programmers in this area earn $71,910/yr and there are 2,980 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 3.427 out of every 1000 jobs in Indianapolis are held by computer programmers, and 3.384/1000 are held by computer software engineers, applications.
Of the 4 computer programming schools in Indianapolis, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Indianapolis Campus comes out as the most expensive ($23,483/yr) for computer programming students, with International Business College-Indianapolis as the lowest, reported at only $21,502/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|