Indianapolis, IN (population: 803,930) has two software schools within its city limits. ITT Technical Institute-Indianapolis, the highest ranked school in the city with a software program, has a total student population of 6,205. It is the 3484th highest ranked school in the USA and the 72nd highest in the state of Indiana (#1 is Indiana University-Bloomington).
Software students from Indianapolis schools who go on to become software developers, 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.
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 2.190 out of every 1000 jobs in Indianapolis are held by computer software engineers, systems software, and 3.427/1000 are held by computer programmers.
Of the 2 software schools in Indianapolis, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Indianapolis comes out as the most expensive ($23,445/yr) for software students, with ITT Technical Institute-Indianapolis as the lowest, reported at only $23,445/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|