Indianapolis, IN (population: 803,930) has six distance education schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Indiana University-Bloomington, the highest ranked school in this group with a distance education program, has a total student population of 42,347. It is the 59th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Indiana. To learn more about distance education programs in Indianapolis, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of distance education professors at Indiana University such as Valarie Akerson, Sibel Ariogul, Kylea Asher, Sasha Barab, Nicole Beeman-Cadwallader, and Juan Berumen.
Distance Education students from Indianapolis schools who go on to become distance educators, teachers, online educators, online teachers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 56,880 people working as education teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $62,160. Also, Mathematical science teachers make on average $70,550 per year and there are about 48,100 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Indianapolis-Carmel area alone, there are 140 employed mathematical science teachers earning an average salary of $60,710. Education teachers in this area earn $55,940/yr and there are 170 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 0.191 out of every 1000 jobs in Indianapolis are held by education teachers, and 0.166/1000 are held by mathematical science teachers.
Of the 6 distance education schools with a 100-mile radius of Indianapolis, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Xavier University comes out as the most expensive ($25,507/yr) for distance education students, with Indiana University-Bloomington as the lowest, reported at only $10,367/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|