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Itasca Community College

Grand Rapids, MN 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate100%
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Itasca Community College Tuition Information

In 2021, tuition for full-time students at Itasca Community College was $5,192 a year for in-state students and $6,490 a year for out-of-state students.

Usually, college tuition goes up about 3% every year.

Remember, the displayed price of tuition does not tell the full story. Many students find the actual cost of college is far less than the sticker price after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts kick in. Plus, student loans can make thecost of college more manageable until after graduation.

In-state vs. Out-of-state Tuition at Itasca Community College

Itasca Community College is a public, state institution, which means it offers a reduced tuition rate of $5,192 for in-state students who attend full-time.

Public colleges and universities receive funding from the state government. These institutions offer reduced tuition for students who are residents of that state.

Choosing a college where you qualify for in-state tuition can cut the cost of college tuition. Take the time to confirm your state's requirements for in-state residency. Each state has different requirements to qualify as in-state resident. The most common requirement is that students must have lived in the state for a full year before starting school. There may be additional requirements as well, depending on where you live.

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Itasca Community College International Student Tuition

Itasca Community College has the same tuition for international students as for those from out of state.

International students usually do not qualify for for federal financial aid, but may qualify for private or Itasca Community College-specific aid and scholarships.

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


Itasca Community College Room, Board, Fees, and More


In addition to tuition, there are other costs associated with college, like room and board, facility fees, and books and supplies. Let's take a look at what impacts these costs, and what to expect at Itasca Community College.

Room and Board Costs at Itasca Community College

Housing and campus dining at Itasca Community College costs $8,144 a year. This number includes the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, plus a meal plan that enables you to eat in the Itasca Community College's on-campus cafeterias and dining halls.

Meal-plan costs vary based on on how many meals are included in the plan you choose.

How Much Do Books Cost at Itasca Community College?

First-year students are sometimes surprised by how much books and supplies cost–and not in a good way. The actual cost of books depends on the courses you take and what kinds of books and materials they require. To save money, many students choose to use books from the library or buy books from students who have already taken the course.

Annual Fees

Most schools also have fees to offsets cost associated with maintaining facilties, like the computer labs and libraries, athletic facilities, and more.

Keep in mind, there could also be optional fees associated with participating in certain activities, like Greek Life, or participating in sports or other extracurriculars. Most colleges have resources so that those who may struggle to participate because of cost can find ways to lower or eliminate these costs.

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: Transportation costs at Itasca Community College

The total cost of transportation in college can really vary. Will you drive, fly, or take public transportation to school? Is on-campus parking free, or will you need to budget for parking? Is the campus easy to get around on foot? Do you own a car, or are you planning to use busses, subways, or other modes of transportation? All of these questions can drastically impact your estimated cost of transportation. Keeping in mind, first-year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

A school's location can also have a big effect on the amount you'll have to spend just to get around. Small, rural schools may be easier to get around, but the cost of getting to campus may be higher. On the other hand transportation in a city can be expensive, but there may be more buses, trains and low-cost flight options to actually get to school. Itasca Community Collegeis located in a rural setting in Minnesota.

Other Costs

When you're planning for college, don’t forget to take into account the cost of things like going out to eat or see shows, furnishing your living space, and things like haircuts, clothes and, yes, even toilet paper and shampoo.


The Full Cost of Attending Itasca Community College


Now, let’s go over all of the costs we've covered, to get a better estimate of the actual cost of attending Itasca Community College.

Total Cost of Itasca Community College

What will the cost of attending Itasca Community College be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.

2022 Total Tuition and Expenses
In-state Tuition $5,192
Out-of-State Tuition $6,490
Room and Board $8,144
Other expenses $5,872

The total estimated cost will vary depending on whether you are going to live on-campus or off-campus.

Tuition and fees may vary depending on program, course level, location, and more.


Financial Aid at Itasca Community College


In 2022, 0 of the 1,299 undergrads enrolled received financial aid.

Most Common Loans for Itasca Community College Students

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 Itasca Community College financial aid, keep reading, or visit their financial aid website.

Scholarships at Itasca Community College

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 2022, a total of $2.5 million was awarded in need-based scholarships. An additional $540000 thousand in merit-based scholarship money was awarded to students without demonstrated financial need.

Itasca Community College 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 Itasca Community College 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.

By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of Itasca Community College seem more manageable.

What will attending Itasca Community College 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 make more informed decisions about the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the Itasca Community College's net cost calculator on their website.

Itasca Community College 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.

Itasca Community College Tuition Waivers

Schools sometimes waiver tuition for certain groups, to reduce the total cost of attendance. Some schools offer tuition waivers for employees and their family members, underrepresented students, or military students. Even if you qualify for a waiver, students are usually responsible for housing, meal plans, and other expenses.

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


Learn More About Itasca Community College


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Itasca Community College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$12,100

In State

$13,335

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$4,944
$6,179
Fees
$596
$596
Housing
$6,560
$6,560
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Itasca Community College Financial Aid

Students Who Receive Need-Based Aid

Unknown

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,299

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

100%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$5,540

Out-of-State

$6,775

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 20
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