Lima, OH has thirteen curriculum schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Ball State University, the highest ranked school in this group with a curriculum program, has a total student population of 21,401. It is the 196th highest ranked school in the USA and the 8th highest in the state of Indiana (#1 is Indiana University-Bloomington).
Curriculum students from Lima schools who go on to become curriculum and instruction directors, teachers, educators, professors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 599,500 people working as teachers and instructors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $41,110. Also, Mathematical science teachers make on average $70,550 per year and there are about 48,100 of them employed in the US today.
Lima lies in Allen county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the Lima area has 50,960 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.8% unemployment rate, $17.94/hr average worker wage, and a $37,310 average annual salary.
Of the 13 curriculum schools with a 100-mile radius of Lima, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Otterbein College comes out as the most expensive ($22,275/yr) for curriculum students, with Ball State University as the lowest, reported at only $12,601/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Lima|
|Concord Twp||OH||-||1||37.8234||22||42.1 miles|
|Fort Wayne||IN||253,250||14||20.2986||342||58.6 miles|
|Yellow Springs||OH||-||2||0.482738||0||65.8 miles|
|North Manchester||IN||-||1||55.0629||70||88.8 miles|
|Canal Winchester||OH||-||1||0.0||0||92.1 miles|