Hawkeye Community College

Public, 2-4 Years School Located in Waterloo, IA

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How much is the Hawkeye CC tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Hawkeye CC's tuition & fees is $6,308 for Iowa residents and $6,598 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $19,956 for Iowa residents and $20,246 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

Hawkeye CC Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Iowa Residents Tuition & Fees$6,308
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$6,598
Books & Supplies Costs$1,136
Off-campus Room & Board$8,942
Off-campus Expenses$3,570
2023-2024 Estimates
Iowa Residents Tuition & Fees$6,657
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$6,673

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, Hawkeye CC' tuition is much lower than the average tuition of $12,949. Compared to public, 2-4 years colleges in Iowa, its tuition is much lower than the average tuition of $11,211.
Hawkeye Community College$6,308$6,598
U.S. 2-4 Years Colleges$18,570
Public Schools$7,197$12,949
Private Schools$20,875
Iowa 2-4 Years Colleges$21,556
Public Schools$8,453$11,211
Private Schools$25,497

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Hawkeye CC and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, 2-4 years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
Hawkeye Community CollegeWaterloo, IA$6,308$6,598
Indian Hills Community CollegeOttumwa, IA$4,872$6,120
Iowa Lakes Community CollegeEstherville, IA$7,196$7,644
Kirkwood Community CollegeCedar Rapids, IA$5,980$7,968

Financial Aid and COA

At Hawkeye Community College, 1,915 students (38%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $4,734.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Hawkeye CC is $15,512 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 689 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $4,350 and the average amount of student loans is $4,937.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Iowa ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$19,956$20,246
Tuition & Fees$6,308$6,598
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$13,648$13,648
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$15,222$15,512
Average Financial Aid$4,734$4,734
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship1,91538%$4,734
Pell Grants1,10822%$3,945
Federal Student Loan1,17423%$5,412
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid68991%-
Grants or Scholarships63684%$4,350
Federal Grants27436%$4,386
Pell Grants27436%$4,269
Other Federal Grants8711%$370
State/Local Grants22830%$4,361
Institutional Grants43557%$1,312
Student Loan Aid29639%$4,937
Federal Student Loans29539%$4,762
Other Student Loans81%$7,066
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level427266$2,716
110,001 or more760-

Student Population

Hawkeye Community College has a total of 4,787 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 2,099 male students and 2,986 female students attending Hawkeye CC. The school offers online degree programs and 931 students enrolled online exclusively (19.45% of all students).
Undergraduate5,085 2,0992,986

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address1501 E Orange Rd, Waterloo, IA
Degree & Programs
Program Offered71 Programs
Online Program Offered13 Online Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population4,787
Graduation Rate33%
Transfer-out Rate15%
Retention Rate55% (Full-time), 30% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate15 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties103 (Full-time), 421 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs317 (Full-time), 542 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$60,579
Average Staff Salary$59,203