Indiana contains thirteen schools that offer event planning programs. University of Wisconsin-Madison, the highest-ranking event planning school in IN, has a total student population of 41,654 and is the 23rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 13 event planning schools in Indiana, only 9 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Saint Louis University-Main Campus comes out as the most expensive ($31,255/yr), with Washtenaw Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,422/yr.
Event Planning students from Indiana schools who go on to become event planners, wedding planners, event managers, production planners, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,530 people working as meeting and convention planners alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $48,060. Also, General and operations managers make on average $110,550 per year and there are about 1,689,680 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Indiana alone, there are 22,900 employed general and operations managers earning an average yearly salary of $108,570. Meeting and convention planners in this state earn $40,970/yr and there are 460 employed.
Also, within the event planning schools in Indiana, the average student population is 3,200 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from event planning, there are 4523 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,471 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,867, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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