Requirements for Admissions

For beginning students: Any student with no previous college credits or less than 12 college level credits.

High School Curriculum: Recent high school graduates are expected to earn an Indiana Academic Honors or CORE 40 diploma; Students graduating prior to 2011, from out-of-state high schools or from home schooling must have comparable credits to those outlined below.

4 years of English/Language Arts 

3 years of Mathematics  (Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II)

3 years of Lab Science (Biology, Chemistry, or Physics

3 years of Social Studies (History, Government, Econ, Psychology, or Sociology)

4 years of additional college prep courses which include additional Math, Lab Science, Social Science, Computer Science, Foreign Language, or other college-prep courses

Class Rank: Students should rank in the upper-half of their class.

Entrance Exams: SAT score of 1030 or higher* (Reading and Math sections only) or ACT composite score of 20 or higher. Students who have been out of high school for less than 3 years are required to take the SAT or ACT). Please call the Office of Admissions to schedule your residual ACT test date soon.

*Score requirements are subject to the redesigned SAT guidelines released in March 2016.

Alternative Scores: Students may submit GED or TASC/ECA test scores in place of high school requirements. (GED = 570 or 57, depending on year taken and scoring scale used)

Scholarship Deadlines

Deadline for Fall 2018 Scholarships is December 1, 2017.

Apply Online

Perhaps the easiest way to apply is to complete our online application. Instructions are provided to guide you through the application process. This application is for First Year, Transfer, Visiting/Guests, Second Degree, Undergraduate Non-Degree, and Special High School applicants.

Graduate and Graduate Non-Degree applicants should use the following graduate online application.

If you are transferring to IU Kokomo from another IU campus, you can submit your transfer request using the online IU intercampus transfer form.

Apply by Mail

Paper applications can be obtained by:

  • Printing a copy of our application for admission (PDF) for First Year, Transfer, Visiting/Guests, Second Degree, Undergraduate Non-Degree, Graduate Non-Degree, and Special High School applicants.
  • Completing the online materials request form.
  • Calling the Office of Admissions at (765) 455-9217 or toll free (877) 875-4IUK

Other Resources

  • If you are a previous IU Kokomo student, update your information by filling out the personal information update form and schedule an appointment with the Office of Student Success and Advising at 765/455-9405. 

  • To help with requesting your official transcripts from other institutions, you can send them the transcript request form.