The school's location near downtown Indianapolis will provide medical students at Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine with access to nationally recognized physicians and nurses working in premier hospitals and some of the best research facilities in the world.
Indianapolis is ranked as the 12th largest city in the 2010 Census and has a small-town feel with big-city amenities. Host of Super Bowl XLIV and the legendary Indianapolis 500, Indianapolis is home to the Indianapolis Colts, Indiana Pacers, Indianapolis Indians, and Indiana Fever. The city is a premier sports venue that also offers dozens of arts, cultural, and recreational experiences from the world's largest Children's Museum to the Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Indianapolis Repertory Theatre, one of the country's largest city parks, and four other urban universities. The city provides students with a wide range of activities to enrich their lives, as well as proximity to some of the best medical facilities in the nation.
Indiana is also listed by the Wall Street Journal as a leading United States life sciences hub, and is home to more than 825 medical device companies, drug manufacturers, and research labs. Large international names, such as Eli Lilly and Company, United Health, and Wellpoint, Inc., are leaders of this growing industry.
Even though Indianapolis has a variety of opportunities, both professionally and socially, the cost of living is well below the national average. According to the 2010 ACCRA Cost of Living Index Indianapolis' cost of living is 11.2 percent lower than the national average.
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