Iowa Central Community College

Public, 2-4 Years School Located in Fort Dodge, IA

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How much is the Iowa Central CC tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Iowa Central CC's tuition & fees is $5,376 for Iowa residents and $7,668 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 $17,911 for Iowa residents and $20,203 for out-of-state students when a student lives on-campus.

Iowa Central CC Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Iowa Residents Tuition & Fees$5,376
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$7,668
Books & Supplies Costs$1,600
On-campus Room & Board$7,330
On-campus Expenses$3,605
Off-campus Room & Board$7,330
Off-campus Expenses$3,956
2023-2024 Estimates
Iowa Residents Tuition & Fees$4,817
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$6,797

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, Iowa Central CC' tuition is much lower than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, 2-4 years colleges in Iowa, its tuition is lower than the average tuition of $11,211.
Iowa Central Community College$5,376$7,668
U.S. 2-4 Years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
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 Iowa Central 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.
Iowa Central Community CollegeFort Dodge, IA$5,376$7,668
North Iowa Area Community CollegeMason City, IA$6,436$9,245
Southwestern Community CollegeCreston, IA$7,024$7,248

Financial Aid and COA

At Iowa Central Community College, 2,944 students (59%) 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 $6,561.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Iowa Central CC is $13,642 for students living on-campus and $13,993 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 964 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 $7,499 and the average amount of student loans is $5,210.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Iowa ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (on-campus)$17,911$20,203
COA (off-campus)$18,262$20,554
Tuition & Fees$5,376$7,668
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$12,535$12,535
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$12,886$12,886
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$11,350$13,642
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$11,701$13,993
Average Financial Aid$6,561$6,561
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship2,94459%$6,561
Pell Grants1,51430%$4,420
Federal Student Loan1,57731%$5,652
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid96499%-
Grants or Scholarships96499%$7,499
Federal Grants91994%$5,391
Pell Grants50352%$4,948
Other Federal Grants88190%$2,799
State/Local Grants22623%$3,731
Institutional Grants68670%$2,086
Student Loan Aid46147%$5,210
Federal Student Loans45947%$4,943
Other Student Loans182%$7,377
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level496484$5,868
110,001 or more5958$2,935

Student Population

Iowa Central Community College has a total of 5,058 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 2,572 male students and 2,437 female students attending Iowa Central CC. The school offers online degree programs and 552 students enrolled online exclusively (10.91% of all students).
Undergraduate5,009 2,5722,437

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
AddressOne Triton Circle, Fort Dodge, IA
Degree & Programs
Program Offered98 Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population5,058
Graduation Rate37%
Transfer-out Rate17%
Retention Rate53% (Full-time), 39% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate19 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties88 (Full-time), 246 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs336 (Full-time), 305 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$70,017
Average Staff Salary$50,884