Indianapolis, IN (population: 803,930) has three project management schools within its city limits. Harrison College-Northwest, the highest ranked school in the city with a project management program, has a total student population of 318. It is the 3795th highest ranked school in the USA and the 82nd highest in the state of Indiana (#1 is Indiana University-Bloomington).
Project Management students from Indianapolis schools who go on to become construction managers, project managers, construction professionals, construction area managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 204,760 people working as construction managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $93,290. Also, Construction laborers make on average $33,190 per year and there are about 856,440 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Indianapolis-Carmel area alone, there are 5,480 employed construction laborers earning an average salary of $35,590. Construction managers in this area earn $92,800/yr and there are 1,820 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 2.096 out of every 1000 jobs in Indianapolis are held by construction managers, and 6.299/1000 are held by construction laborers.
Of the 3 project management schools in Indianapolis, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Indianapolis Campus comes out as the most expensive ($23,483/yr) for project management students, with Harrison College-Northwest as the lowest, reported at only $14,007/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|