Indiana contains twelve schools that offer homeland security programs. University of Indianapolis, the highest-ranking homeland security school in IN, has a total student population of 5,055 and is the 460th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 homeland security schools in Indiana, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Indianapolis comes out as the most expensive ($23,445/yr), with Vincennes University as the lowest recorded at only $8,501/yr.
Homeland Security students from Indiana schools who go on to become homeland security specialists, police officers, security technicians, security officers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,028,830 people working as security guards alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $26,430. Also, Police, fire, and ambulance dispatchers make on average $36,470 per year and there are about 98,090 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Indiana alone, there are 1,960 employed police, fire, and ambulance dispatchers earning an average yearly salary of $30,780. Security guards in this state earn $25,520/yr and there are 18,320 employed.
Also, within the homeland security schools in Indiana, the average student population is 3,200 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from homeland security, 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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