Crawfordsville, IN has nine network administration schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis, the highest ranked school in this group with a network administration 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).
Network Administration students from Crawfordsville schools who go on to become network administrators, network engineers, network specialists, network managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 338,890 people working as network and computer systems administrators alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $70,930. Also, Computer support specialists make on average $47,360 per year and there are about 540,560 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Northwest Indiana nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 490 employed computer support specialists earning an average salary of $31,530. Network and computer systems administrators in this area earn $50,830/yr and there are 210 employed.
Crawfordsville lies in Montgomery county, which is one of the 39 counties in Indiana. Overall, the Northwest Indiana nonmetropolitan area has 149,950 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $16.18/hr average worker wage, and a $33,650 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.373 out of every 1000 jobs in Crawfordsville are held by network and computer systems administrators, and 3.272/1000 are held by computer support specialists.
Of the 9 network administration schools with a 100-mile radius of Crawfordsville, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, International Business College-Indianapolis comes out as the most expensive ($21,502/yr) for network administration students, with Danville Area Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,570/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Crawfordsville|
|West Lafayette||IN||-||1||78.6553||122||26.7 miles|
|Terre Haute||IN||60,269||5||28.5376||204||47.8 miles|
|North Manchester||IN||-||1||55.0629||70||88.2 miles|