Indiana University--Kokomo

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2014 Quick Stats
2300 S. Washington Street, PO Box 9003

Kokomo, IN 46904-9003

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Phone: (765) 453-2000
2013-2014 Tuition
$6,675
in-state
$17,778
out-of-state
Students
3,581
enrolled
36%
male /
64%
female
Admissions
Aug. 6
application deadline
70.4%
accepted

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U.S. News Rankings

Ranking score and category
U.S. News rank Category Name
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Regional Colleges (Midwest)

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Summary

Indiana University--Kokomo is a public institution that was founded in 1945. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,581, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 51 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Indiana University--Kokomo's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (Midwest), Tier 2. Its in-state tuition and fees are $6,675 (2013-14); out-of-state tuition and fees are $17,778 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

IU Kokomo is known for offering a private school experience at a public school price. Offering a world class Indiana University degree, at a regional campus, our faculty members are committed to teaching small classes, being accessible to students, and partnering with them in undergraduate research, practicums and service learning projects. The resident, international faculty is the core teaching staff on the campus revered for its excellent student-teacher ratio which affords the students opportunities to build lasting relationships with professors. The faculty, who come from over 18 countries, pride themselves on knowing students names and mentoring them on their collegiate journey. Our freshman learning community program is a unique interdisciplinary, team-taught, year-long program that focuses on helping freshman understand the different ways of knowing and strategies for a successful transition to college. Students note that the program provides them with a community of learners as they grapple with college level materials for the first time and a group of life-long friends. They enjoy taking classes together with the same students and faculty team for an entire year. This is especially important for commuter students. The FLC program has significantly increased the retention of freshman students. IU Kokomo's General Education Program is nationally recognized as a strong, liberal arts based core curricula. The program prepares students with academic knowledge, communication and analytical skills, and strong sense of their part in a global, diverse world. During the past five years, the faculty has offered numerous short-term overseas study experiences (England, France, Guatemala, Italy, Jordan, South Korea, Spain and Turkey) to insure that students are prepared to live and work in a diverse world. Our highly personalized advising system focuses on the success of the whole person. Our advisors begin by meeting with each new student for one hour during their first advising session, calling each new freshman during the first week of classes, and meeting with each student at least two times during each semester. Our student success center provides tutoring in writing and math, study skill and computer instruction, and ESL training. The campus is committed to enhancing the academic experience with a full complement of extracurricular opportunities. The campus supports a Director of Applied Learning whose primary responsibility is to connect academic and extracurricular opportunities. Finally, in addition to our face-to-face classes, IUK offers hybrid and online courses to provide different delivery systems that meet the needs of the students, especially adult students. For technology infrastructure and support, IU was named "most wired" among public universities by PC Magazine. Serving fourteen counties, within a 50 mile radius, the campus is located in Kokomo, Indiana.

General Information

School type public, coed college
Year founded 1945
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar semester
Setting city
2012 Endowment $5,553,742

Applying

When applying to Indiana University--Kokomo, it's important to note the application deadline is August 6. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 6. The application fee at Indiana University--Kokomo is $35. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 70.4 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

Selectivity less selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 70.4%
Application deadline August 6
SAT/ACT scores must be received by August 6

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at Indiana University--Kokomo is 18:1, and the school has 45.7 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Indiana University--Kokomo include: Health Professions and Related Programs; Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities; Education; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; and Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 61.5 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 18:1
4-year graduation rate 8%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Health Professions and Related Programs 39%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 20%
Education 12%
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 10%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 4%

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Student Life

Indiana University--Kokomo has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,581, with a gender distribution of 36.1 percent male students and 63.9 percent female students. Indiana University--Kokomo is part of the NAIA athletic conference.

Total enrollment 3,719
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity N/A
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority N/A
Collegiate athletic association NAIA

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Campus Info & Services

Indiana University--Kokomo offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, and health insurance. Indiana University--Kokomo also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, and lighted pathways/sidewalks. Of the students at Indiana University--Kokomo, 99 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Indiana University--Kokomo.

Students who have cars on campus 99%
Health insurance offered Yes

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Paying for School

At Indiana University--Kokomo, 73.1 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $6,089.

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In-state tuition and fees $6,675 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees $17,778 (2013-14)
Room and board N/A
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* Overview details based on 2012 data


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