Tuition & Fees
2017-2018 Tuition & Fees
$177.47 per credit (Minnesota resident rate)
$216.87 per credit (Non-resident rate)
Reciprocity rates are available for students from North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin and Manitoba. Typically, non-resident tuition is reduced for reciprocity students. You must apply for reciprocity online.
$194.47 per credit (Natural Resources - FORT coursework only)
$215.64 per credit (Practical Nursing - PRNU coursework only)
$200.64 per credit (Nursing Assistant class only)
$229.93 per credit (Process Operations - ENGT coursework only)
$202.47 per credit (MN resident rate for online classes)
$241.87 per credit (Non-resident rate for online classes)
$32.35 per credit (Senior citizen tuition exemption - see below)
Included in Listed Tuition/Fees Rates
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Class specific fees ranging from $10 to $300 are also assessed on certain Art, P.E., Health, Engineering, Child Development, and Wildland Firefighting courses. See the online course schedule for additional fees charged for your specific classes.
Senior Citizen Tuition Exemption
Senior citizens (age 62+) who are legal residents of the State of Minnesota may register for courses on a space-available basis beginning the day after the first day of class. The total cost to senior citizens is $32.35 per-credit ($20 per credit tuition plus regular fees) plus any special fees required for an individual course. Senior citizens who register before the second day of the term are required to pay full tuition and fees. Senior citizens can also choose to audit a course. This means they would still pay the cost per credit but would be exempt from taking tests or completing assignments. To audit the course both the student and the teacher need to complete the Class Audit Form and return it to the Student Services Office in Backes Student Center.
To apply for the Senior Citizen Tuition Exemption, contact student services and provide proof of age.
Books will cost approximately $860 for the academic year. (Note: Books and supplies for Engineering and Nursing students are estimated at $1,350/year.) You can calculate your exact book cost by visiting the Bookstore.
Students with a valid FAFSA on file at Itasca Community College are eligible to charge book costs to their student account against their anticipated financial aid. Any charges not covered by financial aid are the responsibility of the student.
Book charging is allowed one week before each semester starts and ends seven business days after the start of the semester. If students do not charge their book costs during the allowable timeframe, then students must pay out of pocket. Financial Aid staff reserve the right to authorize book charging due to extenuating circumstances or college error, if warranted. Check the financial aid calendar for specific book charging dates.
Students who live in Itasca Hall or Wenger Hall are required to carry a meal plan. Costs per semester for the 2017-2018 school year for housing and meals are as follows:
Financial Aid Budget
Below is a reasonable budget for a full-time student (30 credits) for the nine-month 2017-2018 school year based on Minnesota resident tuition/fees of $177.47 per credit. The following budgets are used in awarding financial aid and determining a student's financial need.
** Non-residents should add $1,182 to the budget above
Costs for child care expenses, study abroad, disability-related expense, loan fees, additional tuition costs for credit overloads (above 15 credits each semester), Nursing coursework (PRNU designated courses), Process Operations coursework (ENGT designated courses), on-line courses, out-of-state student travel, as well as one time computer purchase costs may be added to the above cost(s) of attendance with documentation. Contact the Student Services (Financial Aid) Office for more details.