Jeffersonville, IN has sixteen drafting schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Oakland City University, the highest ranked school in this group with a drafting program, has a total student population of 2,550. It is the 443rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 17th highest in the state of Indiana (#1 is Indiana University-Bloomington).
Drafting students from Jeffersonville schools who go on to become architects, architecture designers, drafters, landscape architects, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 2,412,730 people working as architecture and engineering employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $73,590. Also, Landscape architects make on average $65,910 per year and there are about 18,940 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Louisville-Jefferson County-IN area alone, there are 110 employed landscape architects earning an average salary of $55,830. Architecture and engineering employees in this area earn $63,230/yr and there are 8,530 employed.
Jeffersonville lies in Clark county, which is one of the 39 counties in Indiana. Overall, the Louisville-Jefferson County-IN area has 593,940 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $19.22/hr average worker wage, and a $39,970 average annual salary. Thus, about 14.361 out of every 1000 jobs in Jeffersonville are held by architecture and engineering employees, and 0.188/1000 are held by landscape architects.
Of the 16 drafting schools with a 100-mile radius of Jeffersonville, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Lexington comes out as the most expensive ($22,770/yr) for drafting students, with Bowling Green Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $5,864/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Jeffersonville|
|New Albany||IN||-||1||50.4945||53||4.8 miles|
|Saint Catharine||KY||-||1||13.7868||38||47.2 miles|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||81.0 miles|
|Oakland City||IN||-||1||58.4328||69||87.4 miles|
|Bowling Green||KY||56,941||5||29.5084||365||98.3 miles|