Western Iowa Tech Community College

Public, 2-4 Years School Located in Sioux City, IA

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How much is the Western Iowa Tech CC tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Western Iowa Tech CC's tuition & fees is $5,042 for Iowa residents and $5,186 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 $17,467 for Iowa residents and $17,611 for out-of-state students when a student lives on-campus.

Western Iowa Tech CC Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Iowa Residents Tuition & Fees$5,042
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$5,186
Books & Supplies Costs$1,200
On-campus Room & Board$6,290
On-campus Expenses$4,935
Off-campus Room & Board$6,291
Off-campus Expenses$4,935
2023-2024 Estimates
Iowa Residents Tuition & Fees$5,294
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$5,573

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, Western Iowa Tech CC' tuition is much lower than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, 2-4 years colleges in Iowa, its tuition is much lower than the average tuition of $11,211.
Western Iowa Tech Community College$5,042$5,186
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 Western Iowa Tech 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.
Western Iowa Tech Community CollegeSioux City, IA$5,042$5,186
Northeast Iowa Community CollegeCalmar, IA$6,600$7,470
Northwest Iowa Community CollegeSheldon, IA$7,110$7,410

Financial Aid and COA

At Western Iowa Tech Community College, 2,664 students (49%) 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 $5,263.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Western Iowa Tech CC is $12,348 for students living on-campus and $12,349 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 550 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 $6,333 and the average amount of student loans is $4,723.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Iowa ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (on-campus)$17,467$17,611
COA (off-campus)$17,468$17,612
Tuition & Fees$5,042$5,186
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$12,425$12,425
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$12,426$12,426
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$12,204$12,348
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$12,205$12,349
Average Financial Aid$5,263$5,263
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship2,66449%$5,263
Pell Grants1,38025%$3,950
Federal Student Loan96018%$5,257
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid55098%-
Grants or Scholarships54798%$6,333
Federal Grants53896%$4,382
Pell Grants29953%$4,610
Other Federal Grants52794%$1,858
State/Local Grants19735%$3,394
Institutional Grants33159%$1,322
Student Loan Aid41474%$4,723
Federal Student Loans41474%$4,664
Other Student Loans51%$4,905
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level410400$5,299
110,001 or more6258$4,410

Student Population

Western Iowa Tech Community College has a total of 5,150 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 2,139 male students and 3,312 female students attending Western Iowa Tech CC. The school offers online degree programs and 1,673 students enrolled online exclusively (32.49% of all students).
Undergraduate5,451 2,1393,312

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address4647 Stone Ave, Sioux City, IA
Degree & Programs
Program Offered106 Programs
Online Program Offered23 Online Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population5,150
Graduation Rate42%
Transfer-out Rate7%
Retention Rate57% (Full-time), 36% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate13 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties63 (Full-time), 345 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs237 (Full-time), 483 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$60,054
Average Staff Salary$58,838