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Iowa Western Community College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$15,125 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$5,024 tuition
$8,400 on campus room & board
$1,253 books and supplies
$448 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$15,285 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$5,184 tuition
$8,400 on campus room & board
$1,253 books and supplies
$448 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$4,153 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
91% of students receive aid
56% get federal aid ($4,714 avg)
8% get state aid ($2,157 avg)
37% get institn'l aid ($4,153 avg)
76% get loans ($5,352 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 7.73% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 7.81% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $4,744 91%
Federal Grant Aid $4,714 56%
Pell Grants $4,656 56%
Other Federal Grants $832 4%
Institution Grant Aid $4,153 37%
State Grant Aid $2,157 8%
Student Loans $5,352 76%
Federal Loans $5,250 76%
Other Loans $5,732 1%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$1,500 - $6,000 Y
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: July 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Iowa Western Community College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
2700 College Rd
Council Bluffs, IA 51503-1057
(712) 325-3200
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $171
Out of State $176


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 1
  • Someone from Outside of Iowa
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Find an off campus apartment! you will be healthier, safer and richer. vs. the fraudulent actions this campus housing runs under.

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  • 5
  • Bailey from Moore, OK
  • I am a current student here

    I am an online student in Moore, Oklahoma. I was involved in the Moore, Oklahoma tornado in 2013. With that said, it was a devastation in Moore that everything was hit, including all houses within a mile of my house. Altogether, during the time I was cleaning up and transitioning into a new home and rebuilding my city and home- Iowa Western professors and other employees at IWCC were flexible with me and helped me complete my classes in a orderly manor. No, they did not give me special treatment- but they did give me forgiveness. When the tornado happened they were truly understandable and gave me an extent on a the assignments that were due for that week and the next week. They are truly encouraging and did nothing but encourage me to try my best and they easily tested my knowledge.

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