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Iowa Colleges

Costs of Attendance

For the academic year 2020-2021, the average cost of attendance (COA) of Iowa Colleges is $35,600 for undergraduate schools and $27,307 for graduate schools. The following table and chart illustrate costs of attendance including tuition, fees, books & supplies, and living costs by degree offering and residence type.
Costs of Attendance (2020-2021)
Iowa Colleges
Tuition & FeesBooks & SuppliesLiving Costs
In-StateOut-of-StateOn-CampusOff-Campus
Undergraduate$6,290$22,506 $1,138$11,955$12,149
Graduate$11,028$14,213 $1,138$11,955$12,149
[CHART#1] Costs of Attendance for Iowa Colleges

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

For the academic year 2020-2021, the average undergraduate tuition & fees of Iowa Colleges is $6,290 for in-state students and $22,506 for out-of-state students. The following table and chart illustrate tuition and fees by school controls and levels.
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)
Iowa Colleges
In-StateOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Average$5,569$721 $21,685$822
Public Schools$5,569$721 $9,180$721
4 Years or High$7,927$1,360 $24,405$1,360
2-4 Years$5,127$573 $6,326$573
Less Than 2 Years-- --
Private Schools-- $28,472$882
4 Years or High-- $29,200$882
2-4 Years-- $3,750-
Less Than 2 Years-- --
[CHART#2] Undergraduate Tuition & Fees for Iowa Colleges

Graduate Tuition & Fees

For the academic year 2020-2021, the average graduate tuition & fees of Iowa Colleges is $11,028 for in-state students and $14,213 for out-of-state students. The following table and chart illustrate tuition and fees by school controls and levels.
Graduate Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)
Iowa Colleges
In-StateOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Average Costs$9,665$1,363$13,617$596
Public Schools$9,665$1,363$24,040$1,363
Private Schools--$12,414$475
[CHART#3] Graduate Tuition & Fees for Iowa Colleges

Room & Board, Other Living Costs

For the academic year 2020-2021, the average On-campus living costs of Iowa Colleges is $11,955 and off-campus living costs is $12,149. The following table and chart illustrate living costs and other expenses by school controls and levels.
Room & Board, Other Living Costs (2020-2021)
Iowa Colleges
On-CampusOff-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpensesRoom & BoardOther Expenses
Average$8,862$3,093$8,390$3,760
Public Schools$7,712$3,270 $8,133$3,817
4 Years or High$9,981$2,685 $9,310$2,850
2-4 Years$7,188$3,405 $7,913$3,998
Less Than 2 Years-- --
Private Schools$9,520$2,992 $8,542$3,726
4 Years or High$9,520$2,992 $8,542$3,726
2-4 Years-- --
Less Than 2 Years-- --
[CHART#4] Room & Board, Other Living Costs for Iowa Colleges

Tuition per Credit Hours

For the academic year 2020-2021, the undergraduate costs per credit hour of Iowa Colleges is $205 for in-state students and $775 for out-of-state students. For graduate schools, the cost per credit hour is $567 for in-state students and $718 for out-of-state students. The following table and chart illustrate the average costs credit per hour by school controls and levels.
Tuition per Credit Hours (2020-2021)
Iowa Colleges
UndergraduateGraduate
In-StateOut-of-StateIn-StateOut-of-State
Average$205$775 $567$718
Public Schools$205$343 $567$1,388
4 Years or High$352$1,014 $567$1,388
2-4 Years$177$217 --
Less Than 2 Years-- --
Private Schools-$1,023 -$634
4 Years or High-$1,023 -$634
2-4 Years-- --
Less Than 2 Years-- --
2-4 years and less than 2 years colleges do not offer graduate programs or not report its costs.
[CHART#5] Tuition per Credit Hours for Iowa Colleges