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Iowa Valley Community College District Tuition & Cost

Iowa Falls, Iowa

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Iowa Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for Ellsworth Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$624
Room and Board $6,900
Other Expenses Budget$5,000
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for Ellsworth Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$624
Room and Board $6,900
Other Expenses Budget$5,000

Residents of Iowa pay an annual total price of $17,996 to attend Ellsworth Community College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $4,272 for tuition, $6,900 room and board, $1,200 for books and supplies and $624 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $18,932 which is 5.2% higher than Iowa residents. The tuition charge is $5,208 while room and board is $6,900, books and supplies are $1,200 and other fees come in at $624.

All price data is sourced from the 2019/2020 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.
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Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Ellsworth Community College when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2018/2019
Net Price by Income Ellsworth Community College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$8,576
$30,001 to $48,000$9,192
$48,001 to $75,000$11,407
$75,001 to $110,000$13,392

The average reported annual net price for Ellsworth Community College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $11,393 in 2018/2019. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

88% of full-time undergrad Ellsworth Community College received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $5,075 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 66% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $4,701 and 1% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $6,967.

Finanical Aid Ellsworth Community College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $5,075 88%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $2,817 72%
Pell Grants $4,244 50%
Other Federal Grants $531 34%
State and Local Grants $2,303 7%
Federal Student Loans $4,701 66%
Other Student Loans $6,967 1%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Ellsworth Community College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $20,746. The loan balance of $20,746 is a two year multiple of the $10,373 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $198 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $20,746
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $197.94
Total Interest Paid $3,006.77
Sum of All Loan Payments $23,752.77

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
Year Iowa Residents Non Residents
1 $17,996 $18,932
2 $18,584 $19,551

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Ellsworth Community College to be $35,992 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 3.3% annual increase over the next 2 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Ellsworth Community College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Iowa Residents $178 $534 $712
Out of State Residents $217 $651 $868

Estimated cost for a class at Ellsworth Community College based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Ellsworth Community College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Ellsworth Community College Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan No
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan No
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=153296 IPEDS survey data for Ellsworth Community College.