Cost Of Education

Here’s a list of the 2012-2013 tuition, fees, and room and board costs per year for some of Iowa’s colleges and universities:

COMMUNITY COLLEGES      
       
College Tuition & Fees* Room & Board    Total
Scott Community College $ 4,096 $ 4,041** $ 8,137
Muscatine Community College $ 4,096 $ 4,370 ** $ 8,466
Clinton Community College $ 4,096 N/A $ 4,096
Kirkwood Community College $ 4,123 N/A $ 4,123
       
STATE UNIVERSITIES      
       
Iowa State University $ 7,726 $ 7,721 $15,447
University of Iowa $ 8,057 $ 9,170 $17,227
University of Northern Iowa $ 7,635 $ 7,597 $15,232
       
TECHNICAL SCHOOLS      
       
American Institute of Business $13,740 $ 5,263 $19,003
Kaplan University $15,352 $ 8,649 $24,001
       
PRIVATE SCHOOLS      
       
Ashford $15,720 $ 6,000 $21,720
Briar Cliff $25,464 $ 7,660 $33,124
Buena Vista $28,314 $ 8,180 $36,494
Central $29,060 $10,074 $39,134
Clarke $26,100 $ 8,140 $34,240
Coe $35,400 $ 7,760 $43,160
Cornell $34,480 $ 7,900 $42,180
Dordt $25,520 $ 7,230 $32,750
Drake (2013-14 Rates) $30,734 $ 9,000 $39,734
Graceland $23,180 $ 7,890 $31,070
Grand View $21,436 $ 7,596 $29,032
Grinnell $41,004 $ 9,614 $50,618
Loras $26,813 $ 7,650 $34,463
Luther (2013-14 Rates) $37,330 $ 6,610 $43,940
Morningside $23,780  $7,620 $31,400
Mt. Mercy $25,400 $ 7,470 $31,830
St. Ambrose (2013-14 Rates) $26,500 $ 8,400 $34,900
Simpson $28,974 $ 8,627 $37,601
University of Dubuque $23,540 $ 7,880 $31,420
Upper Iowa $24,400 $ 7,290 $30,248
Waldorf $18,796 $ 6,688 $25,484
William Penn $22,750 $ 5,472 $28,222

*Annual tuition and fees based on 32 credit hours per year for Iowa residents. Subject to change.
**Student-based housing is available at Muscatine and Scott Community Colleges. Amount shown total room cost for fall and spring semesters; board not available.