Indianapolis, IN (population: 803,930) has one nursing assistant school within its city limits. Kaplan College-Indianapolis has a total student population of 839. It is the 3590th highest ranked school in the USA and the 78th highest in the state of Indiana (#1 is Indiana University-Bloomington).
Nursing Assistant students from Indianapolis schools who go on to become nursing assistants, medical assistants, medical office assistants, physician assistants, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,438,010 people working as nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $24,980. Also, Physical therapist aides make on average $24,990 per year and there are about 44,160 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Indianapolis-Carmel area alone, there are ** employed physical therapist aides earning an average salary of $21,100. Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants in this area earn $25,610/yr and there are 8,600 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 9.882 out of every 1000 jobs in Indianapolis are held by nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants, and **/1000 are held by physical therapist aides.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kaplan College-Indianapolis ends up costing a student $22,680/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|