Indianapolis, IN (population: 803,930) has fifteen medical schools within its city limits. Butler University, the highest ranked school in the city with a medical 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).
Medical students from Indianapolis schools who go on to become physicians, doctors, nurses, dentists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 274,160 people working as physicians and surgeons alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $173,860. Also, Anesthesiologists make on average $211,750 per year and there are about 37,450 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Indianapolis-Carmel area alone, there are ** employed anesthesiologists earning an average salary of $213,220. Physicians and surgeons in this area earn $212,330/yr and there are 1,950 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 2.242 out of every 1000 jobs in Indianapolis are held by physicians and surgeons, and **/1000 are held by anesthesiologists.
Of the 15 medical 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 medical 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|