KOKOMO, Ind. — Fall enrollment at Indiana University Kokomo brings the largest freshman class in campus history, along with a significant growth in student diversity.
Incoming first-year students boast an impressive class of 639, with credit hours exceeding 37,000. Minority students represent 15.2 percent of the overall student body, as compared to 6.9 percent in 2006.
“IU Kokomo is a campus of choice. Students have the opportunity to experience more through travel, internships, research, and athletics,” said Chancellor Susan Sciame-Giesecke. “We have dedicated faculty and staff who are committed to their success.”
The campus also set overall enrollment records, with a 3.4 percent increase in numbers of students, along with a record-breaking 168 degree-seeking graduate students, a 32 percent increase from fall 2017.
The minority student population represents the highest number of non-white students at 424. Enrollment for Hispanic/Latino students (155) and African-American students (179) are also records.
The campus also set records in overall enrollment with 2,898 students, up 0.9 percent, and 37,463 credit hours, up 2.5 percent.
These figures were as of August 27, the official IU census day for the fall semester.
Indiana University Kokomo serves north central Indiana.