Indianapolis, IN (population: 803,930) has two computer software engineering schools within its city limits. ITT Technical Institute-Indianapolis, the highest ranked school in the city with a computer software engineering program, has a total student population of 6,205. It is the 3484th highest ranked school in the USA and the 72nd highest in the state of Indiana (#1 is Indiana University-Bloomington).
Computer Software Engineering students from Indianapolis schools who go on to become computer software engineers, software engineers, software developers, game software developers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 495,500 people working as computer software engineers, applications alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $90,170. Also, Computer software engineers, systems software make on average $96,620 per year and there are about 385,200 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Indianapolis-Carmel area alone, there are 1,910 employed computer software engineers, systems software earning an average salary of $77,770. Computer software engineers, applications in this area earn $73,360/yr and there are 2,950 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 3.384 out of every 1000 jobs in Indianapolis are held by computer software engineers, applications, and 2.190/1000 are held by computer software engineers, systems software.
Of the 2 computer software engineering schools in Indianapolis, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Indianapolis comes out as the most expensive ($23,445/yr) for computer software engineering students, with ITT Technical Institute-Indianapolis as the lowest, reported at only $23,445/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|