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IIT Tuition Information

In 2021, tuition for full-time students at Indiana Tech was $28,356 a year.

Tuition increased 3 percent in 2021, from $27,530 the prior year. On average, colleges raise tuition about 3 percent each year.

If these numbers sound high, remember, the "sticker price" of tuition doesn't give you enough information to determine the actual cost. Many students pay far less than the total tuition after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts kick in. Plus, student loans can make the amount you do have to pay for college more manageable.

Does IIT Offer In-State and Out-of-State Tuition?

Indiana Tech is a private, nonprofit institution, so it has the same tuition for residents of Indiana as it does for residents from other states.

Public colleges and universities receive funding from the state government. Public, state schools can offer lower tuition for students who meet the requirements for in-state residency.

Choosing a college where you qualify for in-state can cut the cost of college tuition. Each state has different requirements to qualify as in-state resident. In many states, students must have lived in the state for 12 months before starting school to qualify for in-state tuition

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IIT International Student Tuition

Tuition at IIT is the same for all students.

International students are not eligible for federal financial aid, but may be eligible for school-specific aid and scholarships. International students with need may be eligible for the following types of financial support:

Athletic Awards

International students without financial need may be eligible for merit-based institutional scholarships and athletic awards.

IIT Living Expenses and Other Costs

In addition to tuition, there are other costs associated with college, like room and board, facility fees, and books and supplies.

Room and Board at IIT

Room and board at IIT is $10,600 a year. This includes the cost of living in dorms or other campus housing, plus a meal plan that allows you to eat in the school dining facilities. Students who live off campus but still want to use the dining facility can pay for a meal plan. The cost of board-only is $4,752.

Board costs may vary depending on how many meals are included in the meal plan you choose.

Cost of Books at IIT

The cost of books often surprises first-year college students. The actual cost of books depends on the courses you take and the materials required.

Yearly Fees

Most schools also have fees to help cover the cost of facilties, like the library, gym and computer labs. Full-time undergrads at IIT pay $484 in fees each academic year.

There may also be optional fees associated with participating in certain activities, like joining a fraternity or sorority, or playing on an intramural sports team, may mean additional fees.

Transportation costs

The total cost of transportation in college can really vary. It depends on if you drive or fly to get to school, own a car, or if you prefer to walk or take public transportation to get around campus.

A school's location can impact transportation costs. The Indiana Tech campus is in a urban setting in Indiana. First-year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

For IIT students, $1,159 is good ballpark for transportation costs for on-campus students. $3,198 is a good estimate for transportation costs for students who live off campus.

Other College Costs

When creating a budget for college, don’t forget to leave some room in your budget for personal expenses, like entertainment, clothes, furnishings and toiletries.

Let’s look at the breakdown of all expenses, which can add up for both on-campus and off-campus students.

Total Cost of IIT

2021 Total Tuition and Expenses
Tuition $28,356
Room and Board $10,600
Board Only $3,198
Yearly Fees $484
Transportation $1,159
Other expenses $3,200
Total Estimated Costs
On-Campus $42,640
Off-Campus $35,238

The breakdowns above provide a good estimate of the total cost of attendance before financial aid and scholarships. Tuition and fees may vary depending on program, course level, location, and more.

Indiana Tech Financial Aid

The majority of IIT undergrads use financial aid to to cover the cost of tuition. In 2021, 1,127 of the 1,499 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. IIT meets 64 percent of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.

The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $30,737 a year. Around 71 percent of IIT undergrads take out student loans to cover any remaining costs. IIT graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $21,208 of student loan debt.

The average debt for each loan type varies.

Average Debt By Loan Type
Federal Loans $19,745
State Loans $0
IIT-Specific Loans $0
Private Loans $37,737
Most Common Loans for IIT Students
Federal Loans 71%
Private loans 10%

Most students take out institutional or government loans, because they tend to have lower interest rates and more flexible repayment options than private loans. Loans from the federal government can be subsidized or unsubsidized. Subsidized loans do not accrue interest during school, while unsubsidized loans begin accruing interest at the time the loan is issued. If students do no qualify for enough federal loans to cover the cost of tuition, some take out private loans. Parents can also take out ParentPLUS loans, which are government loans for parents who are helping their children pay for college.

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) helps colleges determine how much financial need students and their familes have, so they can offer a financial aid package that meets, or come close to meeting, their need. For more information on IIT financial aid, keep reading, or visit their financial aid website.

Scholarships at IIT

Some students may receive grants and scholarships to help pay for college. Unlike loans, scholarships and grants do not have to be paid back.

In 2021, IIT awarded 1,014 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $22,396,852 to help students with financial need cover the cost of school.

Indiana Tech Net Cost

The net price of college is the actual cost of attending a school for one year. Net cost is calculated by subtracting any scholarships, grants or other aid that does not need to be paid back from the total cost. Student loans are not part of the calculation, because they need to be repaid.

Now that we have a sense of the total estimated costs for IIT students, we can subtract the average financial aid package to find the estimated net cost. Net cost can vary depending on a students’ need and the financial aid award received.

When considering whether a school fits your budget, it is important to consider the estimated net cost, not just the sticker price of tuition. Often, schools with the highest tuition also offer the most generous aid packages, so estimate your net cost before eliminating a school because it does fit your budget.

The average amount of financial aid received by a full-time first year student with demonstrated need at IIT was $30,737 in 2021. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of IIT seem more manageable.

Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students
On-Campus $11,903
Off-Campus $4,501

What will attending IIT really cost you? The answer depends on several factors.

As of 2011, colleges are required to have a net price calculator on their website to help prospective students and their families understand the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the IIT's net cost calculator on their website.

IIT Tuition Payment Plans

Some students choose to use payment plans to make the cost of tuition fit more comfortably in their budget.

Students cannot pay tuition in installments. Contact the financial aid office to verify this and discuss options.

Does Indiana Tech offer tuition waivers?

Schools sometimes offer tuition waivers to certain groups to cover some or all of the cost of tuition. Some schools offer them for employees and their family, underrepresented students, or military students. Even with a tuition waiver, other expenses and fees are the responsibility of the student

Check the financial aid website for more information on payment plans and tuition waivers.

IIT Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$39,440

In State

$39,440

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$28,356
$28,356
Fees
$484
$484
Housing
$10,600
$10,600
Books
Unknown
Unknown

IIT Financial Aid

Students Who Receive Need-Based Aid

70%

Average Financial Aid Package

$30,026

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,257

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

63%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$28,840

Out-of-State

$28,840

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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