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Hawkeye Community College Tuition & Cost

Waterloo, Iowa

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Iowa Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for Hawkeye Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,324
Other Fees$260
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $8,942
Other Expenses Budget$3,327
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for Hawkeye Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,324
Other Fees$260
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $8,942
Other Expenses Budget$3,327

Residents of Iowa pay an annual total price of $19,383 to attend Hawkeye Community College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $5,530 for tuition, $1,324 for books and supplies and $260 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $20,103 which is 3.7% higher than Iowa residents. The tuition charge is $6,250 while books and supplies are $1,324 and other fees come in at $260.

All price data is sourced from the 2020/2021 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

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

Average Net Price 2019/2020
Net Price by Income Hawkeye Community College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$9,553
$30,001 to $48,000$9,485
$48,001 to $75,000$11,707
$75,001 to $110,000$14,009

The average reported annual net price for Hawkeye Community College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $10,581 in 2019/2020. 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

83% of full-time undergrad Hawkeye 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 $4,687 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 48% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $4,734 and 2% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $7,495.

Finanical Aid Hawkeye Community College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $4,687 83%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $1,498 32%
Pell Grants $4,294 43%
Other Federal Grants $1,041 36%
State and Local Grants $3,505 27%
Federal Student Loans $4,734 48%
Other Student Loans $7,495 2%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Hawkeye Community College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $20,178. The loan balance of $20,178 is a two year multiple of the $10,089 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 $193 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 $20,178
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $192.52
Total Interest Paid $2,924.45
Sum of All Loan Payments $23,102.45

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
Year Iowa Residents Non Residents
1 $19,383 $20,103
2 $20,543 $21,307

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Hawkeye Community College to be $38,766 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 6% 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 Hawkeye Community College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Iowa Residents $201 $603 $804
Out of State Residents $226 $678 $904

Estimated cost for a class at Hawkeye 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 Hawkeye Community College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Hawkeye Community College Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=153445 IPEDS survey data for Hawkeye Community College.