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Ithaca College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$57,966 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$41,776 tuition
$14,990 on campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
N/A fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$57,966 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$41,776 tuition
$14,990 on campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
N/A fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$21,615 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
95% of students receive aid
22% get federal aid ($6,211 avg)
21% get state aid ($2,963 avg)
92% get institn'l aid ($21,615 avg)
73% get loans ($5,968 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 2.85% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 2.85% 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 $23,653 93%
Federal Grant Aid $6,211 22%
Pell Grants $4,570 21%
Other Federal Grants $3,269 13%
Institution Grant Aid $21,615 92%
State Grant Aid $2,963 21%
Student Loans $5,968 73%
Federal Loans $5,968 73%
Other Loans - 0%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$2,000 - $7,000 R R
$3,345 - $5,000 R
$3,000 - $9,000 R R
$16,000 R
$7,000 - $16,000 R R
$9,000 - $11,000
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: February 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does Ithaca College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
953 Danby Rd
Ithaca, NY 14850-7002
(607) 274-3011
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $1,393
Out of State $1,393


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 3
  • Alias - Freshman
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Ithaca College is expensive, but so are most private colleges. It is, what it is. The restaurants in town are tremendous. Ithaca is also a College Town. IC, Cornell, and a community college in the area, and there ends up being around 30,000 college students inhabiting this little town. So many places stay open late. There is also the TCAT, which is a bus that helps make transportation easier. Finally, there is also a regional airport located in Ithaca, which is definitely convenient.

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  • 3
  • Sammie from Ridgefield, CT
  • I am a current student here

    Ithaca is definitely expensive, and while I love my experience so far and think it is worth a substantial amount, I don't think tuition to any college should be upwards of $50,000. I receive an annual merit scholarship which helps a lot with the cost, but make sure you're aware of the cost. I do think that you get the most out of what you pay, however.

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  • 4
  • Mikayla
  • I am a current student here

    Everything you get from the school such as the equipment we get to use and the food and the quality of professors definitely reflects that the tuition and fees is quite high but definitely worth the price you pay.

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