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Kirkwood Community College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$12,532 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$4,312 tuition
$5,670 off campus room & board
$2,500 books and supplies
$50 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$13,372 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$5,152 tuition
$5,670 off campus room & board
$2,500 books and supplies
$50 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$2,444 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
85% of students receive aid
46% get federal aid ($4,672 avg)
16% get state aid ($2,618 avg)
20% get institn'l aid ($2,444 avg)
53% get loans ($4,476 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 1.32% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 0.717% 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 $5,016 61%
Federal Grant Aid $4,672 46%
Pell Grants $4,555 46%
Other Federal Grants $1,149 6%
Institution Grant Aid $2,444 20%
State Grant Aid $2,618 16%
Student Loans $4,476 53%
Federal Loans $4,407 53%
Other Loans $5,428 1%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: July 1
Financial aid deadline: June 30
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Kirkwood Community College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-2068
(319) 398-5411
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $154
Out of State $184


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 1
  • Souad from Coralville, IA
  • Jan-19-2016 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The advising department seems to have awful customer service. The advising I was given today was not very thorough and felt very rushed.

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  • 5
  • Adam from Marion, IA
  • Sep-10-2013 I am a current student here

    The instructors are always willing to help you if you are willing to help yourself. Job placement is one subject Kirkwood is great at. They will help you write an incredible resume, help you find a job, and help you succeed, if you are willing.

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  • Micheal from Cedar Rapids, IA
  • May-23-2013 I am a current student here

    Kirkwood is a community college so it is very cheap. It works out well to transfer to a four-year college. Your general education classes should be out of the way when you transfer. This saves you a lot of money.

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