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IHCC Tuition & Cost

Ottumwa, Iowa

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Iowa Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for Indian Hills Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,512
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $4,950
Other Expenses Budget$3,504
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for Indian Hills Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,512
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $4,950
Other Expenses Budget$3,504

Residents of Iowa pay an annual total price of $14,526 to attend Indian Hills Community College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $4,560 for tuition, $4,950 room and board, $1,512 for books and supplies and $0 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $15,966 which is 9.9% higher than Iowa residents. The tuition charge is $6,000 while room and board is $4,950, books and supplies are $1,512 and other fees come in at $0.

All price data is sourced from the 2021/2022 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Indian Hills 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 Indian Hills Community College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$7,064
$30,001 to $48,000$7,571
$48,001 to $75,000$8,761
$75,001 to $110,000$9,994

The average reported annual net price for Indian Hills Community College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $8,048 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

Financial Aid

92% of full-time undergrad Indian Hills 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 $5,957 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 49% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $4,378 and 3% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $8,466.

Finanical Aid Indian Hills Community College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $5,957 92%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $2,429 59%
Pell Grants $4,464 54%
Other Federal Grants $864 63%
State and Local Grants $3,295 26%
Federal Student Loans $4,378 49%
Other Student Loans $8,466 3%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Indian Hills Community College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $20,468. The loan balance of $20,468 is a two year multiple of the $10,234 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 $195 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 $20,468
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $195.29
Total Interest Paid $2,966.48
Sum of All Loan Payments $23,434.48

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
Year Iowa Residents Non Residents
1 $14,526 $15,966
2 $14,966 $16,450

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Indian Hills Community College to be $29,052 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 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 Indian Hills Community College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Iowa Residents $190 $570 $760
Out of State Residents $250 $750 $1,000

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

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Indian Hills Community College Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=153472 IPEDS survey data for Indian Hills Community College.