Indiana contains three schools that offer travel and tourism programs. Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis, the highest-ranking travel and tourism school in IN, has a total student population of 30,383 and is the 419th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 travel and tourism schools in Indiana, only 1 has 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), with Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis as the lowest recorded at only $12,394/yr.
Travel and Tourism students from Indiana schools who go on to become travel agents, tourism agents, tourism specialists, tour guides, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 76,990 people working as travel agents alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $32,450. Also, Travel guides make on average $33,300 per year and there are about 4,270 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Indiana alone, there are 40 employed travel guides earning an average yearly salary of $44,050. Travel agents in this state earn $30,610/yr and there are 740 employed.
Also, within the travel and tourism schools in Indiana, the average student population is 3,200 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from travel and tourism, there are 4523 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,471 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,867, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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