Greenwood, IN (population: 50,562) has four software engineering schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, the highest ranked school in this group with a software engineering program, has a total student population of 1,963. It is the 1333rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 41st highest in the state of Indiana (#1 is Indiana University-Bloomington). To learn more about software engineering programs in Greenwood, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of software engineering professors at Rose such as Tom Adams, Mark Anklam, Faezeh Bagheri-Tar, Carlotta Berry, Fred Berry, and Bruce Black.
Software Engineering students from Greenwood schools who go on to become software engineers, software developers, game software developers, computer software engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 385,200 people working as computer software engineers, systems software alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $96,620. Also, Computer programmers make on average $74,690 per year and there are about 367,880 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Indianapolis-Carmel area alone, there are 2,980 employed computer programmers earning an average salary of $71,910. Computer software engineers, systems software in this area earn $77,770/yr and there are 1,910 employed.
Greenwood lies in Johnson 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 2.190 out of every 1000 jobs in Greenwood are held by computer software engineers, systems software, and 3.427/1000 are held by computer programmers.
Of the 4 software engineering schools with a 100-mile radius of Greenwood, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology comes out as the most expensive ($33,304/yr) for software engineering students, with ITT Technical Institute-Norwood as the lowest, reported at only $21,210/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Greenwood|
|Terre Haute||IN||60,269||5||28.5376||204||68.5 miles|
|West Lafayette||IN||-||1||78.6553||122||70.0 miles|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||91.3 miles|
|New Albany||IN||-||1||50.4945||53||93.6 miles|
|North Manchester||IN||-||1||55.0629||70||97.2 miles|