Cost of Attendance

A student's financial need is based on the total Cost of Attendance at Hawkeye. In addition to defining financial need, the Cost of Attendance sets the limit on the total financial aid a student may receive. The cost components that can be included are prescribed by law.

Hawkeye's cost of attendance is an estimate based on average educational expenses you can incur while attending classes at Hawkeye.

Estimated Cost of Attendance for Financial Aid Purposes

Based on 2017–2018 costs during a nine-month academic year of a full-time student living on their own.

Tuition See Cost per Credit Hour. $4,828
Fees See Cost per Credit Hour. $214
Off-Campus Room and Board Costs for room and board vary depending upon dependency status and your living arrangement, such as living with a parent or in an apartment. $8,054
Books The cost of books and supplies varies each semester and largely depends on your needs and your program / major. Contact the Hawkeye Bookstore for information about the cost of books. $1,340
Personal Expenses Personal expenses vary according to personal circumstances and spending habits. $1,701
Transportation Transportation expenses vary depending on how far you live from campus and your vehicle. $1,514
Student Loan Fees $60
Hawkeye's Total Cost of Attendance $17,711

Do You Need to Purchase Tools or Equipment for Your Program?

If you feel that your cost of attendance should be adjusted for financial aid purposes because you are enrolled in a program that requires tools or equipment, contact the Financial Aid office.

Are You Enrolled in Five or Fewer Credits?

If you are enrolled less than half-time—five or fewer credits—your cost of attendance for financial aid cannot include housing, personal, or miscellaneous expenses.

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