High School Students
Personal attention, nationally-ranked and respected programs, and a world-renowned university- sounds like you'd need to move to an expensive urban area on the east or west coast to get all of that, right? Think again. IU Kokomo has a long list of advantages and reasons why thousands of people choose to earn a degree right here in North-central Indiana. You can learn more about IU Kokomo and what we have to offer, or take the plunge and get started today.
Are you ready to take the next step toward earning a prestigious IU degree in your own backyard?
We have several resources to continue your education and find the right career for you.
- Review our checklist of materials you must include with your application and our step-by-step guide on how to apply.
- Plan a campus visit or contact our office to schedule an individual appointment to visit campus.
- Review our Admissions requirements.
- Choose from one of more than 70 Majors & Programs.
- Contact Advising for guidance and questions about degree requirements.
- Consider taking college classes while you're still in high school.
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If you are interested in taking college courses while you are pursuing your high school diploma, you can apply for the Collegiate Credit for High School Students (CCHSS) program. Talk to your high school guidance counselor to find out how university courses fit into your high school schedule and college planning. This program is designed for admission-eligible, mature high school juniors and seniors who demonstrate preparation for college-level course work. If you are interested in CCHSS you must:
- submit the Application for Admission as a Special High School Applicant.
- obtain the endorsement of your high school counselor, through the form of a letter of recommendation.
- provide an official high school transcript.
- include your PSAT, SAT, or ACT scores.
Application forms may also be obtained from the IU Kokomo Office of Admissions. CCHSS students are not eligible for federal, state, or university financial aid.
If you apply to take college courses while a high school junior or senior, you are expected to be on track and anticipated to meet or exceed the requirements to enroll in order to pursue a degree at the point and time you will graduate from high school.
Are you ready to attend IU Kokomo? Start here:
Step 1: Apply early in your senior year. Complete and submit the university application for undergraduate admission. Include the $35 application fee or your request for a fee waiver. Be sure your application is complete!
Step 2: Have your official high school transcript & SAT or ACT scores sent directly from your high school to the IU Kokomo Office of Admissions. If you're a GED recipient, send an official score report directly to our office. For required course work, see our admissions requirements. After receiving all your materials, we'll notify you within a week if you've been accepted.
Step 4: Don't forget to apply for Financial Aid. All IU Kokomo Scholarships will be awarded after March 1st and the State of Indiana priority receive date for the FAFSA is March 10th.
Step 5: Set up your IU network account.
(So you can access our state-of-the-art technology!)
Step 7: Attend the New Student Orientation.
Step 8: Complete your senior year with a strong academic performance.
- You must have graduated from an Indiana high school or comparable out-of-state institution.
- You need your Academic Honors or Core 40 diploma or at least 30 college preparatory high school courses.
- You should rank in the upper half of your high school class.
- You need an SAT score of 950 or higher (critical reading plus mathematical reasoning) or ACT composite score of 20 or higher. Students who have been out of high school for three or more years are not required to submit SAT or ACT scores.
- You must fill out an application for admittance and review the checklist of materials you must include with your application.
If you do not meet the above criteria, you may be eligible for conditional admission. Please contact us for more details.
Here is a checklist of the documents and items that you will need for applying. We recommend printing a copy for your records.
- An official high school transcript (this must be mailed in a sealed envelope from the high school)
- Your SAT or ACT scores (If you have been out of school three years or more, SAT/ACT scores are not required.)
- $35 non-refundable application fee. The application fee is waived for Twenty-First Century Scholars and for economic hardship with verification from your high school guidance office.
- If you earned college credit while in high school, submit an official transcript from each college or university. (not necessary if your earned IU college credit)
When you are ready, apply online using our online application and follow the instructions provided or print a copy of our Application for Admission (PDF).
Students who have been out of high school less than three years are required to submit SAT or ACT scores. The residual ACT offered on campus is valid only at IU Kokomo and will not be acceped by other universities, including other IU Campuses.
December 11, 2014
April 21, 2015
May 27, 2015
July 30, 2015
- To register for the test email admissions at firstname.lastname@example.org
- All residual ACT test takers must have applied to IU Kokomo by test date and must have payed the ACT test fee.
- Make check or money order payable to Indiana University for $35.
- If mailing, include note stating that the fee is for the ACT Test and forward it to IU Kokomo, Office of Admissions, 2300 S. Washington St., P.O. Box 9003, Kokomo, IN 46904-9003.
- Call toll-free 1-888-875-4485 or 765-455-9217.
- Test takers will be notified via mail where to report to, directions, test info, rules, etc.
- The testing will begin promptly at 1:00 p.m. and no one will be allowed to enter after testing begins.
- Student must bring a picture ID.
- Allow approximately 4 hours for testing.
- Student may use a calculator for the mathematics portion of the test.
All new students must also take the placement test. Schedule placement tests by calling 765-455-9395.