SCHOOL CODE:  001817

Kentucky Residents

Important Information for Kentucky Students

Students who live in Bullitt, Jefferson, Meade, Oldham, or Trimble counties in Kentucky are eligible for in-state tuition at IU Southeast through the reciprocity processPlease note: KEES and CAP money cannot be used at IU Southeast.  Those programs are funded by the state of Kentucky and must be used at a Kentucky university.  Even so, most Kentucky students find that IU Southeast is still the better value!

Steps for IU Southeast Degree-Seeking Students

There are several steps involved in completing the financial aid application process as a degree-seeking student. We suggest that you begin this process as early as possible to avoid delays in receiving financial aid.

  1. You must be admitted to IU Southeast as a degree-seeking student to qualify for federal financial aid. If you are not degree seeking (e.g., visiting or non-degree student), please contact our office for information on other options which may be available to you.
  2. Complete or update the FAFSA for the appropriate aid year as soon as possible, making sure to list or add the school code for IU Southeast (001817).
  3. Apply for scholarships before February 1. See the scholarships page for more details.
  4. Setup your IT account and IU Email. All financial aid communications are sent to your IU Email account. Check it regularly. Failure to do so could result in costly delays.
  5. Check your To Do List and your account information on Onestart frequently.
  6. Contact us. Our friendly staff is happy to address any question or concern related to financial aid. Don’t hesitate!