Indianapolis, IN Colleges

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Indianapolis

Indianapolis pron.: /??ndi??næp?l?s/ (abbreviated Indy /??ndi/) is the capital city of the U.S. state of Indiana, and also the county seat of Marion County. As of the 2010 census, the city's population is 829,718. It is the twelfth largest city in the United States, and one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the United States.

Historically, Indianapolis has oriented itself around government (a byproduct of its state capital function) and industry, particularly manufacturing. Over the late decades of the 20th century, the city's Unigov began a long process to revitalize the downtown area. Today, Indianapolis has a much more diversified economy, contributing to the fields of education, health care, and finance. Tourism is also a vital part of the economy of Indianapolis, and the city plays host to numerous conventions and sporting events. Of these, perhaps the most well known are the annual Indianapolis 500, Brickyard 400, and NHRA U.S. Nationals. Other major sporting events include the Men's and Women's NCAA Basketball Tournaments. Indianapolis also hosted Super Bowl XLVI in 2012, a game that featured the New York Giants defeating the New England Patriots.

Both Forbes and Livability.com rank Indianapolis as one of the best downtowns in the United States citing "more than 200 retail shops, more than 35 hotels, nearly 300 restaurants and food options, movie theaters, sports venues, museums, art galleries and parks" as attractions.Greater Indianapolis has seen moderate growth among U.S. cities. The population of the metropolitan statistical area was 1,756,241 according to the 2010 Census, making it the 34th-largest in the United States. The 2010 population of the Indianapolis combined statistical area, a larger trade area, was 2,080,782, the 23rd-largest in the country.

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Schools in and around Indianapolis, IN

Name
Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis
Four or more years; Public; $25,800 average out-state tuition; $7,437 average in-state tuition
Butler University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $31,110 average out-state tuition; $31,110 average in-state tuition
Ivy Tech Community College-Central Indiana
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $6,906 average out-state tuition; $3,234 average in-state tuition
University of Indianapolis
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $22,790 average out-state tuition; $22,790 average in-state tuition
ITT Technical Institute-Indianapolis
Four or more years; Private for profit; $16,542 average out-state tuition; $16,542 average in-state tuition
Lincoln College of Technology-Indianapolis
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit
Marian University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $26,000 average out-state tuition; $26,000 average in-state tuition

Indianapolis, IN Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Hazel and Walter T. Bales Scholarship $2,000 January 31, 2017
Earl I. Anderson Scholarship $1,250 January 31, 2017
Enterprise Zone Scholarship Up to $1,000 March 10, 2017
David Arver Memorial Scholarship $1,000 April 01, 2017
Noble County Retired Teachers' Association Scholarship $500 January 18, 2017
Carol Ann Tieman Scholarship $500 January 18, 2017
Edmond A. Metzger Scholarship $500 January 31, 2017
Kute Family Scholarship Varies March 15, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017
Alpha Gamma Delta-Eta Alumnae Chapter Scholarship Varies January 13, 2017