Direct Admit Program

General Requirements:

  • SAT: 1150 (Math and Critical Reading)
  • Rank: Top 10% of high school graduating class
  • Maintain a 3.3 GPA at IU Kokomo
  • Complete 30 credits per academic year at IU Kokomo
  • Meet with advisor for approved courses (important to take correct sequence of courses)

The Indiana University Kokomo Direct Admit Scholarship program is designed for high achieving incoming freshmen who wish to enter the schools of nursing, education, or business. In addition to a significant monetary scholarship, this unique program offers guaranteed admission into the students' selected program. Competing for limited admission into a pre-profressional program can be stressful, so this is designed to alleviate that burdern while rewarding outstanding academic performance.

Students guaranteed admissions into a direct admit program will receive:

  • $2500 renewable academic scholarship
  • A laptop computer (choice of Mac or PC)
  • $1000 stipend for international travel
  • A faculty mentor
  • Turoring assistance
  • An opportunity to join a student club in specified major
  • Textbook credit
  • Free software 

General Requirements

  • Must maintain a 3.3 GPA at IUK

  • Complete 30 credit hours per academic year at IU Kokomo, with advisor approved courses

Specific Program Requirements


  • Must pass the Praxis test


  • Must maintain at least a 3.0 GPA in science classes
  • Must pass TEAS tests
  • Clear criminal background check prior to starting nursing classes
  • Medical clearance and completion of all health and safety requirements prior to starting nursing classes

For more information contact:
Office of Admissions
Allison Foust:
Kelley Student Center, Room 230
2300 South Washington Street
Kokomo, IN 46904-9003
(888) 875-4485