There are many traditional (private or public) colleges within driving distance of Kokomo. We compare the schools that offer a range of disciplines and departments using data from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) to help students find the right fit for them.
Closest Schools to Kokomo, Indiana
The closest schools to Kokomo tend to be less than 2-year specialty schools, or 4-year institutions. The majority of these schools are private.
- Ivy Tech Community College-Kokomo (located downtown)
- Indiana University-Kokomo (12.7 miles from downtown)
- Purdue University-Purdue Polytechnic Kokomo (12.7 miles from downtown)
- Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion (25.9 miles from downtown)
- Taylor University (33.7 miles from downtown)
Largest Schools Near Kokomo, Indiana
Almost all of the largest institutions near Kokomo are large enough to offer graduate level degree programs as well as undergraduate programs. Overall, student populations near Kokomo range from fewer than 100 students to more than 10,000 students.
- Ivy Tech Community College (91,179 students)
- Purdue University-Main Campus (39,752 students)
- Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis (30,690 students)
- Ball State University (20,655 students)
- Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion (14,943 students)
Find schools that offer these popular programs
- Biological and Biomedical Sciences
- Communications and Journalism
- Computer Sciences
- Culinary Arts and Personal Services
- Liberal Arts and Humanities
- Mechanic and Repair Technologies
- Medical and Health Professions
- Physical Sciences
- Transportation and Distribution
- Visual and Performing Arts
Lowest Net Price
The net price for a college or university is determined by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) by subtracting the average amount of institutional and government aid that a full-time undergrad student receives from the total cost of attendance. Knowing a school's net price can help students make a good academic choice because they can determine how heavy their student loans could be upon graduation. For 2014-2015, many of the schools in the area had a net price less than $20,000.
- Ivy Tech Community College ($6,416)
- Indiana University-Kokomo ($8,566)
- Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis ($10,740)
- Purdue University-Main Campus ($11,643)
- Martin University ($12,813)
Highest Graduation Rate
The majority of schools in the Kokomo area report a graduation rate of more than 40% for 2015. The figures from the NCES are a representation of full-time undergraduate students who began their studies in 2009 and finished within 150% of the 'normal time' it takes to complete their degree program. For a bachelor's degree program, six years is considered 'normal time'.
- International Business College-Indianapolis (85% graduation rate)
- Taylor University (77% graduation rate)
- Butler University (76% graduation rate)
- Purdue University-Main Campus (75% graduation rate)
- Huntington University (66% graduation rate)
Private and public institutions are available near Kokomo, IN, and vary in location, size, price, and graduation rates to meet an individual student's needs.