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Iowa Lakes Community College Tuition & Cost

Estherville, Iowa

How much does it cost to attend?

In State Iowa Resident Sticker Price
$17,202
In State Costs for Iowa Lakes Community College
Fee Cost
Tuition$5,728
Books and Supplies$1,324
Other Fees$732
Room and Board $6,300
Other Expenses Budget$3,118
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$17,554
Out of State Costs for Iowa Lakes Community College
Fee Cost
Tuition$6,080
Books and Supplies$1,324
Other Fees$732
Room and Board $6,300
Other Expenses Budget$3,118

Residents of Iowa pay an annual total price of $17,202 to attend Iowa Lakes Community College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $5,728 for tuition, $6,300 room and board, $1,324 for books and supplies and $732 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $17,554 which is 2% higher than Iowa residents. The tuition charge is $6,080 while room and board is $6,300, books and supplies are $1,324 and other fees come in at $732.

All price data is sourced from the 2018/2019 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 Iowa Lakes Community College when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2017/2018
$10,113
Net Price by Income Iowa Lakes Community College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$7,897
$30,001 to $48,000$8,306
$48,001 to $75,000$11,081
$75,001 to $110,000$12,558
$110,000+$14,458

The average reported annual net price for Iowa Lakes Community College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $10,113 in 2017/2018. 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

Finanical Aid Iowa Lakes Community College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Annual Total Grant Aid $5,021 76%
Pell Grant $3,951 43%
Federal Student Loan $4,768 51%

The average reported annual net price for Iowa Lakes Community College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $10,113 in 2017/2018.

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Iowa Lakes Community College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $17,596. The loan balance of $17,596 is a two year multiple of the $8,798 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 $183 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 4.529%.

Example Loan $17,596
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.5%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $182.61
Total Interest Paid $4,316.99
Sum of All Loan Payments $21,912.99

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
$34,404
Year Iowa Residents Non Residents
1 $17,202 $17,554
2 $17,996 $18,364

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Iowa Lakes Community College to be $34,404 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 4.6% 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 Iowa Lakes Community College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Iowa Residents $179 $537 $716
Out of State Residents $190 $570 $760

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

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Iowa Lakes 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=153533 IPEDS survey data for Iowa Lakes Community College.