Indianapolis, IN (population: 803,930) has ten law and criminal justice schools within its city limits. Butler University, the highest ranked school in the city with a law and criminal justice program, has a total student population of 4,505. It is the 172nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 4th highest in the state of Indiana (#1 is Indiana University-Bloomington). To learn more about law and criminal justice programs in Indianapolis, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of law and criminal justice professors at Butler University such as Brian Hicks, and Harry Hicks.
Law and Criminal Justice students from Indianapolis schools who go on to become law and criminal justice professionals, corrections officers, jailers, court reporters, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 556,790 people working as lawyers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $129,020. Also, Arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators make on average $63,250 per year and there are about 8,110 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Indianapolis-Carmel area alone, there are ** employed arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators earning an average salary of $55,730. Lawyers in this area earn $105,990/yr and there are 3,250 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 3.732 out of every 1000 jobs in Indianapolis are held by lawyers, and **/1000 are held by arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators.
Of the 10 law and criminal justice schools in Indianapolis, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Butler University comes out as the most expensive ($26,565/yr) for law and criminal justice students, with Ivy Tech Community College-Central Indiana as the lowest, reported at only $11,072/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|