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Meaningful relationships that last a lifetime

Building future leaders

The annual leadership retreat, sponsored by the Office of Student Activities, provides a chance to learn real-life skills that help both in academic and work experiences. The retreat, held each year at Camp Tecumseh in Brookston, includes workshop on the basics of leadership: Time management, delegation, decision-making, bystander conduct, and working with diverse groups. Participants also take part in a wide variety of teambuilding challenge activities, meet new friends, and enjoy recreational activities.
  • 18:1

    Student to faculty ratio

  • 400+

    Number of scholarships

  • 21

    Average class size

  • 4,178

    Total student enrollment

  • 7

    Varsity sports teams

The foundation you need to succeed

Bri Rose
Bri Rose rolls up her sleeves, gearing up for a career in one of the world’s fastest growing industries – hospitality and tourism. “The career possibilities in this field are endless,” said Rose, a junior at Indiana University Kokomo and one of the first to declare this major after the degree program became available two years ago.
Prepared for Success
Indiana University Kokomo prepares high school students for college life by providing the real campus experience. A unique partnership between IU Kokomo and Wabash City Schools provides an opportunity for high school seniors to attend English and math classes on campus.
Brenda Morgan
Retirement was just the beginning for Brenda Morgan. Bored with sitting at home, Morgan, now 61, decided it was time to complete the bachelor’s degree she started shortly after high school. She enrolled at Indiana University Kokomo, determined to graduate.
Nursing Pre-licensure
It is a great time to become a nurse. The health care field is growing and changing rapidly, providing opportunities for exciting careers. If you’re looking for a quality education rich in hands-on experience in nursing, led by a faculty dedicated to preparing competent, compassionate and excellent nurses, then our nursing programs are for you.

Earn a prestigious IU degree for about $7,100 per year

Endless innovation

Hands-on Science

An interest in ecology that began in a Japanese middle school leads Hisako Masuda to a career seeking innovative ways to reduce plastics in landfills. Masuda, assistant professor of biochemistry at Indiana University Kokomo, researches ways to break down a specific type of nylon through bacterial means.

Why we love Kokomo

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    The Spirit of IU

    We uphold a culture rich in tradition and excellence - a culture that penetrates and inspires everything we do every day at IU Kokomo. It’s a state of mind that connects us and drives us forward.

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    A Vibrant Community

    In the summer we listen to live music downtown after a stop at the city farmers' market and later we enjoy one of our favorite culinary hot spots. Kokomo's an exciting place to call home.

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    Arts and Culture

    We’re a place with deep roots in innovation, creativity, and discovery. From artisan glassworks to the invention of the first gas-powered engine, Kokomo has a rich history of dreamers, doers, and artists.

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    Love of the Outdoors

    We take recreation seriously, and with miles and miles of trails, canoeing and kayaking, golf courses, and cycling trails, Kokomo has everything you need for your next outdoor adventure.

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    The Heart of it All

    Located just 50 short miles north of Indianapolis and less than 3 hours from Chicago, Kokomo has the soul of a small community in close proximity to some world-class Midwestern cities.

Be IU Kokomo #myiuk

Crazy for cougar country

Go Cougars!

Congratulations to our fall athletes, including volleyball, and men's and women's cross country and golf. Keep watching our athletics web page for updates on all of our teams.
Last updated: 01/25/2016