Indiana contains seven schools that offer gunsmithing programs. Vincennes University, the highest-ranking gunsmithing school in IN, has a total student population of 13,947 and is the 4164th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 gunsmithing schools in Indiana, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Ivy Tech Community College-Kokomo comes out as the most expensive ($12,383/yr), with Vincennes University as the lowest recorded at only $8,501/yr.
Gunsmithing students from Indiana schools who go on to become gunsmithers, gunsmiths, research and development machinists, machinists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,268,930 people working as maintenance and repair workers, general alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $36,520. Also, Machinists make on average $38,940 per year and there are about 380,720 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Indiana alone, there are 13,900 employed machinists earning an average yearly salary of $38,700. Maintenance and repair workers, general in this state earn $37,990/yr and there are 35,070 employed.
Also, within the gunsmithing schools in Indiana, the average student population is 3,200 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from gunsmithing, 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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