Indianapolis, IN (population: 803,930) has eleven liberal arts and humanities schools within its city limits. Butler University, the highest ranked school in the city with a liberal arts and humanities 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 liberal arts and humanities programs in Indianapolis, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of liberal arts and humanities professors at Butler University such as James McGrath, and Albert Steiner.
Liberal Arts and Humanities students from Indianapolis schools who go on to become liberal arts and humanities graduate professionals, designers, artists, reporters, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 56,880 people working as education teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $62,160. Also, Mathematicians make on average $93,920 per year and there are about 2,770 of them employed in the US today.
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.
Of the 11 liberal arts and humanities 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 liberal arts and humanities students, with Crossroads Bible College as the lowest, reported at only $10,385/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|