Indianapolis, IN (population: 803,930) has one corrections school within its city limits. University of Indianapolis has a total student population of 5,055. It is the 460th highest ranked school in the USA and the 18th highest in the state of Indiana (#1 is Indiana University-Bloomington).
Corrections students from Indianapolis schools who go on to become correctional counselors, corrections officers, jailers, probation officers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 455,350 people working as correctional officers and jailers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $42,610. Also, Mental health and substance abuse social workers make on average $41,350 per year and there are about 127,140 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Indianapolis-Carmel area alone, there are 480 employed mental health and substance abuse social workers earning an average salary of $36,180. Correctional officers and jailers in this area earn $31,740/yr and there are 2,220 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 2.544 out of every 1000 jobs in Indianapolis are held by correctional officers and jailers, and 0.554/1000 are held by mental health and substance abuse social workers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Indianapolis ends up costing a student $17,617/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|