Photography in Indiana

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Schools Offering Photography Programs in Indiana


Each year, roughly 0.0% of Indiana students graduate with degrees in photography. That means an estimated 22 photographers graduate from Indiana's 4 photography schools each year.

Top Schools

Indiana Wesleyan University, which was ranked 33rd nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Indiana that has a photography program. It is located in Marion. 12 students graduated with a degree in photography from Indiana Wesleyan University in 2010. Tuition at Indiana Wesleyan University was $21,214 per year.

The second-ranked school in Indiana with a photography program is Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, which is located in Saint Mary Of The Woods. In 2010, it was ranked 41st nationwide. Tuition at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College was $24,500 per year.

Marian University, which is located in Indianapolis, is the third-ranked school in Indiana that has a photography program. It received a ranking of 76th in the country in 2010. Students at Marian University paid $24,960 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Tuition at Indiana's photography schools ranges from $24,960 per year to $17,416 per year. But, the average tuition is $22,023 per year. In 2010, the following Indiana photography schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Marian University - located in Indianapolis, students are charged $24,960 per year
  2. Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College - located in Saint Mary Of The Woods, students are charged $24,500 per year
  3. Indiana Wesleyan University - located in Marion, students are charged $21,214 per year

The following Indiana photography schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. The Art Institute of Indianapolis - located in Indianapolis, students are charged $17,416 per year
  2. Indiana Wesleyan University - located in Marion, students are charged $21,214 per year
  3. Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College - located in Saint Mary Of The Woods, students are charged $24,500 per year

A photography degree from an Indiana school... what next?

The highest percentage of photography graduates in Indiana pursue careers as a photographer. 1,730 photographers were working in Indiana in 2010. In Indiana, the largest numbers of photographers work in the following counties:

  1. Boone County - 720 photographers
  2. Allen County - 130 photographers
  3. Gibson County - 100 photographers

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 5,840 photographers will be working in Indiana state. This would require the number of photographers to grow by 18%.

Salary

On average, photographers earn $27,680 per year. But, salaries for photographers can vary. In 2010, photographers made as little as less than $15,840 per year or as much as more than $65,910 per year in Indiana. On average a photographer earns the most in the following Indiana counties:

  1. Elkhart County - $31,920 per year
  2. Boone County - $31,620 per year
  3. Adams County - $26,810 per year

The Indiana counties with the lowest average salary for photographers are:

  1. Delaware County - $23,050 per year
  2. Jasper County - $23,220 per year
  3. St. Joseph County - $24,220 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in photography in Indiana and to compare salaries with various related fields such as photography or design, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Photography in Indiana
  • Bachelor's Degree in Photography in Indiana

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Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,997 miles from location Indiana Wesleyan University Marion IN 67.1301 51% 15,345
6,023 miles from location Marian University Indianapolis IN 24.0463 32% 2,277
6,086 miles from location Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Saint Mary Of The Woods IN 59.2888 37% 1,677
6,024 miles from location The Art Institute of Indianapolis Indianapolis IN 10.73 100% 1,057
 

Curious what studying Photography gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Indiana

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Photographers + 1,730 $27,680 25.4%
2
Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture + 140 $32,900 -50.0%
 

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