International Students


Hawkeye Community College is an excellent value and very affordable!

The chart below indicates the breakdown of the required funds you must show in order to have an I-20 issued to you by Hawkeye Community College. Please submit your bank statement with your other required materials for admission.

If you do not wish to have Hawkeye issue you an I-20 and hold your I-20 from another school, International Student tuition rates are $159.00 per credit hour (including fees).

International Student 2014–2015 Tuition Costs

Tuition and Fees $4,224.00
Books $940.00
Transportation $900.00
Room and Board $6,900.00
Personal $2,000.00
Health Insurance $1,100.00
TOTAL $16,064.00

* International students are required (as mandated by the F-1 visa status) to carry at least 12 credit hours per semester.

If you are planning to bring dependent (s) the cost total will be higher. Please contact us directly for that information.

You must show that the total listed above is available to you for I-20 issuance.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

International students holding an F-1 visa are not eligible for Federal Financial Aid.

Hawkeye Scholarships

You can apply for Hawkeye Scholarships. While Hawkeye Community College does not have scholarships designated specifically for International students, you may be eligible for one of the many scholarships available.

Anne Doyle International Student Award

The Anne Doyle International Student Award is a non-renewable scholarship of $1,000 to be awarded to an incoming international student who plans to attend a Study Iowa member college or university on an F-1 student visa.

The scholarship recipient will be chosen based on his or her academic record, essays, and recommendation letters.

Learn more about the Anne Doyle International Student Award [pdf].

Anne Doyle International Student Award application [pdf].

International Student Services


Marina Durinova
Hawkeye Center
Upper Level
telephone (voice):
    +1 319-296-2329, ext.1590
   +1 319-296-1028
Email me

Mailing Address

Hawkeye Community College
International Student Admissions
1501 East Orange Road
P.O. Box 8015
Waterloo, IA 50704-8015