International Student Cost of Attendance

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 $212 per credit hour (including fees).

2019–2020 Costs
Tuition and Fees * $5,292
Books $1,324
Room and Board $8,217
Personal and Transportation $2,100
Health Insurance $1,200
TOTAL $18,133

* Tuition and fees are based on 12 credits per semester. Additional credits will have additional costs.

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

International students holding an F-1 visa are not eligible for Federal financial aid.


International students 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.

If you will be enrolling in the Nursing program, check out these nursing scholarships for international students.

International Student Services


Melissa Klein
Hawkeye Center 208
telephone (voice):
+1 319-296-2329, ext.1087
+1 319-296-1028
Email me
Schedule an appointment

Mailing Address

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

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