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Iowa Western Community College Tuition & Cost

Council Bluffs, Iowa

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Iowa Resident Sticker Price
$19,166
In State Costs for Iowa Western Community College
Fee Cost
Tuition$5,408
Books and Supplies$1,324
Other Fees$544
Room and Board $8,500
Other Expenses Budget$3,390
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$19,326
Out of State Costs for Iowa Western Community College
Fee Cost
Tuition$5,568
Books and Supplies$1,324
Other Fees$544
Room and Board $8,500
Other Expenses Budget$3,390

Residents of Iowa pay an annual total price of $19,166 to attend Iowa Western Community College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $5,408 for tuition, $8,500 room and board, $1,324 for books and supplies and $544 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $19,326 which is 0.8% higher than Iowa residents. The tuition charge is $5,568 while room and board is $8,500, books and supplies are $1,324 and other fees come in at $544.

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 Western Community College when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2017/2018
$10,416
Net Price by Income Iowa Western Community College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$8,949
$30,001 to $48,000$9,214
$48,001 to $75,000$10,909
$75,001 to $110,000$14,264
$110,000+$14,692

The average reported annual net price for Iowa Western Community College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $10,416 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 Western Community College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Annual Total Grant Aid $4,893 90%
Pell Grant $4,450 54%
Federal Student Loan $5,303 73%

The average reported annual net price for Iowa Western Community College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $10,416 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 Western Community College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $17,384. The loan balance of $17,384 is a two year multiple of the $8,692 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 $180 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 $17,384
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.5%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $180.41
Total Interest Paid $4,264.97
Sum of All Loan Payments $21,648.97

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
$38,332
Year Iowa Residents Non Residents
1 $19,166 $19,326
2 $20,689 $20,862

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Iowa Western Community College to be $38,332 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 7.9% 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 Western Community College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Iowa Residents $186 $558 $744
Out of State Residents $191 $573 $764

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

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Iowa Western 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=153630 IPEDS survey data for Iowa Western Community College.