Indianapolis, IN (population: 803,930) has eight culinary schools within its city limits. Honors Beauty College, the highest ranked school in the city with a culinary program, has a total student population of 100. It is the 1001st highest ranked school in the USA and the 36th highest in the state of Indiana (#1 is Indiana University-Bloomington).
Culinary students from Indianapolis schools who go on to become culinary artists, bakers, chefs, cooks, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 140,510 people working as bakers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $25,350. Also, Cooks, private household make on average $27,720 per year and there are about 770 of them employed in the US today.
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.
Of the 8 culinary schools in Indianapolis, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Hair Fashions By Kaye Beauty College comes out as the most expensive ($31,908/yr) for culinary students, with Ivy Tech Community College-Central Indiana as the lowest, reported at only $11,072/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|