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Colleges / Indiana University Kokomo

About IU Kokomo

Indiana University Kokomo is a public, state school in a small town setting in Kokomo, Indiana. IU Kokomo was founded in 1945 and now enrolls around 3,227 students a year, including 3,016 undergrads.

There are many ways for students to get involved at IU Kokomo! Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of IU Kokomo's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? IU Kokomo students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Thinking of pledging?IU Kokomo has sororities, but doesn't have fraternities.

Planning to play sports? IU Kokomo has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at IU Kokomo on the Student Life page.

Learn more about life at IU Kokomo on the Student Life page.

2021 IU Kokomo Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 83%
Average GPA 3.3
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 84.4%
In-State Tuition $7,067
Out-of-State $19,926
Percent of Need Met 68%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $8,334

Is IU Kokomo a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a school is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.

Let's take a closer look at all of these areas to get a clearer sense of what IU Kokomo offers and if it could be the right college for you.

IU Kokomo Acceptance Rate 2021

It is slightly difficult to get into IU Kokomo. Around 83% of applicants get into IU Kokomo each year. Last year, 2,319 students applied to IU Kokomo and 1,918 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at IU Kokomo

Retention is the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at IU Kokomo, around 70% return for the next year. Around 43% of students who started at IU Kokomo earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes for IU Kokomo Grads

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

IU Kokomo's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students. As of 2021, the total market value of the school endowment was $7.3 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. For each full-time student, IU Kokomo spends about $7,145 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at IU Kokomo

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need. IU Kokomo meets 68% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend IU Kokomo full-time are awarded $8,334 a year in financial aid, on average.

Graduates in the class of 2021 had an average of $20,862 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at IU Kokomo. Based on this information, how does IU Kokomo sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is IU Kokomo a good school for you?

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Where is Indiana University Kokomo Located?

IU Kokomo is located in the small town setting of Kokomo, Indiana, less than an hour from Indianapolis.

If you want to see IU Kokomo for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 31 to Kokomo, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Indianapolis International Airport.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what IU Kokomo and Kokomo are like without leaving home.

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College Info

2300 South Washington Street Kokomo, IN 46902-9003

Campus Setting: Small Town

IU Kokomo Application Deadline

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall transfer applications to IU Kokomo is Continuous processing.

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IU Kokomo ACT Scores


ACT Range

17 - 22

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to IU Kokomo is 20. Students with an ACT score of 22 and above have a good chance of getting into IU Kokomo. Students with an ACT score that falls between 17 and 22 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 17 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

IU Kokomo SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

950 - 1130


Math SAT Range

470 - 560


Reading SAT Range

470 - 570

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1130 and Above


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SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for IU Kokomo students is 1039. Applicants with SAT scores of 1130 and above have a good chance of being admitted to IU Kokomo, while applicants with SAT scores between 950 to 1130 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 950 have a low chance of being offered a spot at IU Kokomo.

IU Kokomo Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at IU Kokomo is like? There are approximately 3,227 students enrolled at IU Kokomo, including 3,016 undergraduate students and 211 graduate students. 80% percent of students attend school full-time, 97% percent are from IN and 3% percent of students are from other states.


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