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Independence Community College Tuition & Cost

Independence, Kansas

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How much does it cost to attend?

In District Kansas Resident Sticker Price
In District Costs for Independence Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$816
Other Fees$2,340
Room and Board $5,860
Other Expenses Budget$3,200
In State Kansas Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for Independence Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$816
Other Fees$2,340
Room and Board $5,860
Other Expenses Budget$3,200

In district Kansas residents should budget an annual total cost of $14,136 to attend Independence Community College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $1,920 for tuition, $5,860 room and board, $816 for books and supplies and $2,340 for other fees.

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 Independence 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 Independence Community College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$6,146
$30,001 to $48,000$5,049
$48,001 to $75,000$9,412
$75,001 to $110,000$10,172

The average reported annual net price for Independence Community College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $7,506 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

96% of full-time undergrad Independence 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 $6,069 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 53% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $3,983.

Finanical Aid Independence Community College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $6,069 96%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $2,531 76%
Pell Grants $5,240 70%
Other Federal Grants $388 44%
State and Local Grants $0 0%
Federal Student Loans $3,983 53%
Other Student Loans $0 0%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Independence Community College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $9,554. The loan balance of $9,554 is a two year multiple of the $4,777 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 $91 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 $9,554
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $91.16
Total Interest Paid $1,384.68
Sum of All Loan Payments $10,938.68

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
Year Kansas Residents Non Residents
1 $14,316 $14,526
2 $14,611 $14,825

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Independence Community College to be $28,632 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 2.1% 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 Independence Community College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
In District Residents $64 $192 $256
Kansas Residents $70 $210 $280
Out of State Residents $77 $231 $308

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

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Independence 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=155201 IPEDS survey data for Independence Community College.