Indianapolis, IN (population: 803,930) has eight LVN schools within its city limits. Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis, the highest ranked school in the city with a LVN program, has a total student population of 30,383. It is the 419th highest ranked school in the USA and the 15th highest in the state of Indiana (#1 is Indiana University-Bloomington).
LVN students from Indianapolis schools who go on to become licensed vocational nurses, nurses, LVNs, licensed vocational nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 728,670 people working as licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $40,900. Also, Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants make on average $24,980 per year and there are about 1,438,010 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Indianapolis-Carmel area alone, there are 8,600 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average salary of $25,610. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this area earn $40,390/yr and there are 5,610 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 6.449 out of every 1000 jobs in Indianapolis are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses, and 9.882/1000 are held by nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants.
Of the 8 LVN schools in Indianapolis, only 2 have 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) for LVN students, with J Everett Light Career Center as the lowest, reported at only $8,603/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|