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1815 E Morgan St
Kokomo, IN 46901-1373
p. 765-459-0561
w. www.ivytech.edu/kokomo/

Ivy Tech Community College-Kokomo

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Introduction

The Ivy Tech Community College is the largest college in the state of Indiana and the largest single accredited statewide community college system in the United States. The Kokomo region serves six counties namely Tipton, Fulton, Wabash, Howard, Cass, and Miami. This region comprises four campuses in Kokomo, Logansport, Peru, and Wabash. Students here can earn an associate’s degree or a certificate and there are plenty of programs to enroll in.

Academics

This campus offers degrees and certifications in various specialties through the following schools:

  • Applied Science & Engineering
  • Business
  • Computing and Informatics
  • Education
  • Fine Arts & Design
  • Health Sciences
  • Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • Nursing
  • Public & Social Services
  • Technology

Various degrees and certifications offered include the Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, and Associate of Applied Science degrees and professional and technical certifications. The areas of study include Agriculture Technology, Design Technology, Business Administration, Construction, Early Childhood Education, Liberal Arts, Paralegal Studies, Surgical Technology, Criminal Justice, and Education. Various certificates are offered by the college in areas such as Accounting, Dental Assisting, Office Administration, Computer Information Technology, Practical Nursing, Public Safety, and Human Services.

Admissions

The school admits first-time, returning, GED credential holders, transfer, international, and dual credit high school students. To seek admission, students need to complete an admission application form. They are also required to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to the U.S. Department of Education. There is an orientation session for new students. Students are also required to appear for the COMPASS Placement test for assessment of basic skills in Algebra, Mathematics, English and Reading. Students can seek exemption from the placement test based on their SAT/ACT/PSAT scores or if they have prior college credits in English and Math.

Financial Aid

Financial aid is provided to students to help them meet their educational expenses. The different forms of financial aid available include: grants, work-study opportunities, scholarships, and student loans. The school has a priority deadline of March 10 to apply for financial aid.

Different types of grant options available include the Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Academic Competitiveness Grant, Ivy Tech Grant, TEACH grant, and Indiana National Guard Supplemental Grant. Students can avail various loan options such as Federal Direct Stafford (Subsidized and Unsubsidized) loans, Parent PLUS loans, and (Private) Student Loans. Students can also apply for work-study programs wherein they can seek in-campus and off-campus work-study positions. The students of this region can apply for various scholarships such as the Helen L. Barnett Scholarship, Family of Alumni Scholarship, Harvey S. Poling Memorial Scholarship, County Scholarship, and Sycamore Recreation Scholarship.

Student Financial Aid Details

Ranks 3660th for the average student loan amount.
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Students

The school offers various opportunities to ensure that learning occurs both within and outside the classrooms. The Academic Skills Advancement program is aimed at students facing academic difficulty and provides assistance with developmental instruction in communications, math, sciences, and writing and study skills. The Academic Advisors on campus provide assistance to students to help them achieve their educational, personal, and career goals. The Career Services Center has its own job search website, JobZone, where students can search for open positions and post their resume. The Student Government is the voice of the students and promotes the college spirit. There is a bookstore on the campus which stocks textbooks and supplies. Students are actively encouraged to participate in community service activities through student government, classroom activities, partnerships with community agencies, and student clubs and organizations.

Student Enrollment Demographics

Accreditation

Accreditation provided by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Information Summary

Ranks 67th in Indiana and 3481st overall
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Campus Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 Students
Aggravated assault N/A N/A
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter N/A N/A
Rape N/A N/A
Robbery N/A N/A
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary N/A N/A
Larceny N/A N/A
Vehicle theft N/A N/A
Arrest N/A N/A

Local Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 People
Aggravated assault 88 0.19
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter 3 0.01
Forcible Rape 20 0.04
Robbery 73 0.16
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary 505 1.11
Larceny 1,954 4.28
Vehicle theft 99 0.22

Demographics – Main Campus and Surrounding Areas

Reported area around or near Kokomo, IN 46901-1373
Surrounding communitySmall city (inside urban area, pop. under 100,000)
Total Population40,286 (31,912 urban / 8,374 rural)
Households16,335 (2.42 people per house)
Median Household Income$39,265
Families10,809 (3.00 people per family)

Carnegie Foundation Classification

Associate's — Public Rural-serving Medium
UndergraduateAssociates
GraduateN/A
Undergraduate PopulationMixed part/full-time two-year
EnrollmentExclusively undergraduate two-year
Size & SettingMedium two-year

General Characteristics

Title IV EligibilityParticipates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Highest offeringAssociate's degree
Calendar SystemSemester
Years of college work requiredN/A
Variable Tuition
Religious AffiliationN/A
Congressional District1802

Special Learning Opportunities

Distance Learning
ROTC — Army / Navy / Air Force  —   /   / 
Study Abroad
Weekend College
Teacher Certification

Student Tuition Costs and Fees


Ranks 4177th for total cost of attendance
  In District In State Out of State
FT Undergraduate Tuition $3,234 $3,234 $6,906
FT Undergraduate Required Fees $120 $120 $120
PT Undergraduate per Credit Hour $108 $108 $230
FT Graduate Tuition N/A N/A N/A
FT Graduate Required Fees N/A N/A N/A
PT Graduate per Credit Hour N/A N/A N/A
Total Cost of Attendance — On-Campus $4,424 $4,424 $8,096
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus w/out Family $16,185 $16,185 $19,857
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus with Family $8,252 $8,252 $11,924

Student Tuition Cost History and Trends

Prior year cost comparison
  In District In State Out of State
Published Tuition & Fees $3,090 $3,257 $3,090 $3,257 $6,306 $6,761
  Cost (regardless of residency)
Books & Supplies $1,060 $1,070
On-Campus – Room & Board N/A(N/C)
On-Campus – Other Expenses N/A(N/C)
Off-Campus w/out Family – Room & Board $9,084 $9,175
Off-Campus w/out Family – Other Expenses $5,045 $5,078
Off-Campus with Family – Room & Board $4,197 $4,222

Admission Criteria

 = Required,   = Recommended,   = Neither required nor recommended
Open Admissions
Secondary School GPA / Rank / Record N/A /  N/A /  N/A
College Prep. CompletionN/A
RecommendationsN/A
Formal competency demoN/A
Admission test scoresN/A
TOEFLN/A
Other testsN/A

Admission Credits Accepted

Dual Credit
Life Experience
Advanced Placement (AP)

Student Services

Remedial Services
Academic / Career Counseling
PT Cost-defraying Employment
Career Placement
On-Campus Day Care
Library Facility

Student Living

First-time Room / Board Required
Dorm CapacityN/A
Meals per WeekN/A
Room FeeN/A
Board FeeN/A

Faculty Compensation / Salaries

Ranks 4353rd for the average full-time faculty salary.
Tenure system
Average FT Salary $40,774 ($40,817 male / $40,741 female)
Number of FT Faculty 75 (33 male / 42 female)
Number of PT Faculty 265
FT Faculty Ratio 0.3 : 1
Total Benefits $1,697,928
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