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 $226.50 per credit hour (including fees).

2023 – 2024 Costs
Tuition and Fees * $5,460
Books ** $552
Room and Board, Single Room $9,780
Personal and Transportation $2,400
Health Insurance, 12 months $1,845
TOTAL $20,037

* Tuition and fees are based on 12 credits per semester, 24 credits total. Additional credits will have additional costs.

** Books cost is based on 24 credits x $23 First Day Complete program + $200 additional materials.

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.

Contact Information

International Student Admissions and Services

Mailing Address

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

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