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Western Iowa Tech Community College Tuition & Cost

Sioux City, Iowa

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Iowa Resident Sticker Price
$17,033
In State Costs for Western Iowa Tech Community College
Fee Cost
Tuition$3,792
Books and Supplies$1,320
Other Fees$696
Room and Board $6,290
Other Expenses Budget$4,935
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$17,057
Out of State Costs for Western Iowa Tech Community College
Fee Cost
Tuition$3,816
Books and Supplies$1,320
Other Fees$696
Room and Board $6,290
Other Expenses Budget$4,935

Residents of Iowa pay an annual total price of $17,033 to attend Western Iowa Tech Community College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $3,792 for tuition, $6,290 room and board, $1,320 for books and supplies and $696 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $17,057 which is 0.1% higher than Iowa residents. The tuition charge is $3,816 while room and board is $6,290, books and supplies are $1,320 and other fees come in at $696.

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

Average Net Price 2019/2020
$8,784
Net Price by Income Western Iowa Tech Community College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$7,071
$30,001 to $48,000$6,388
$48,001 to $75,000$9,352
$75,001 to $110,000$10,962
$110,000+$9,924

The average reported annual net price for Western Iowa Tech Community College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $8,784 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

Costs for Similar Colleges

Financial Aid

86% of full-time undergrad Western Iowa Tech 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 $5,072 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 $4,859 and 1% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $5,403.

Finanical Aid Western Iowa Tech Community College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $5,072 86%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $1,653 51%
Pell Grants $4,797 50%
Other Federal Grants $564 60%
State and Local Grants $3,070 20%
Federal Student Loans $4,859 66%
Other Student Loans $5,403 1%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Western Iowa Tech Community College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $10,170. The loan balance of $10,170 is a two year multiple of the $5,085 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 $97 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 $10,170
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $97.03
Total Interest Paid $1,473.96
Sum of All Loan Payments $11,643.96

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
$34,066
Year Iowa Residents Non Residents
1 $17,033 $17,057
2 $17,499 $17,523

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Western Iowa Tech Community College to be $34,066 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 2.7% 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 Western Iowa Tech Community College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Iowa Residents $158 $474 $632
Out of State Residents $159 $477 $636

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

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Western Iowa Tech 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=154572 IPEDS survey data for Western Iowa Tech Community College.