Tuition and Cost to Attend Itawamba Community College

Annual Total Cost

The total cost for in-state Mississippi residents to go to Itawamba Community College is $7,640 for the 2013/2014 academic year. Out-of-state students who don't possess Mississippi residence can expect a one year cost of $9,840. The components to this cost are detailed below.

Undergraduate Tuition

Itawamba Community College tuition is $2,100 per year for in-state residents. This is 34% cheaper than the national average pubic two yearr tuition of $3,176. The fee is $2,972 and 59% cheaper than the average Mississippi tuition of $5,072 for 2 year colleges. Tuition ranks 4th in Mississippi amongst 2 year colleges for affordability and is the 17th most expensive 2 year college in the state. If you're attending from out-of-state, the tuition is $4,300 which represents a 105% premium.

Housing Costs

On campus room and board is provided by the school at a cost of $4,020 per year. If you elect to live off campus elsewhere in Fulton, you should budget at least this amount.

Books and Supplies

The estimated annual cost for books and supplies is $1,400.

Other Fees

There is an additional fee of $120 which is charged in addition to tuition.

Cost Itemization

Costs and Tuition Detail for Itawamba Community College
Expenditure Price
Mississippi Resident Total Cost$7,640
Non-Resident Total Cost$9,840
   In-State Tuition$2,100
   Out-of-State Tution$4,300
   Room and Board$4,020
   Books and Supplies$1,400
   Other Fees$120

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2013-2014 and 2012-2013 IPEDS Survey and represent reported costs for the 2013-2014 and 2012-2013 academic years.

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What it Really Costs

Depending on many factors including student and parent income and assets, the total cost of attendance may be less than the $7,640 published price if scholarship or grant aid is made available to you.

Net Price

The net out of pocket price you end up paying or financing though student loans is known as the net price. The reported Itawamba Community College net price for in-state students receiving aid was $7,032* for the 2010/2011 academic year.

Pell Grants and other Grant Aid

83% of Itawamba Community College students recieved grant aid in 2010/2011 to help defray the cost of tuition. The average total aid amount was $4,426. 70 percent of students received aid in the form of Pell Grants from the U.S. Federal Government. The average Pell Grant awarded for 2010/2011 was $5,048. To apply for a Pell Grant to attend Itawamba Community College, the first step is to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Net Price and Financial Aid for Itawamba Community College
Financial Aid Summary
Average Annual Net Price$7,032*
Percent of Students Receiving Grant Aid83%
Average Total Grant Aid$4,426
Percent of Students Receiving Pell Grants70%
Average Amount of Pell Grant Aid$5,048

Average Financial Aid Mix - $7,640 In-State Total Cost

Estimated coverage of the annual in-state tuition and living expenses of $7,640. Breakdown is based on average grant aid and federal loan aid which will vary based on your family income.

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 58% - $4,426

Grants and Scholarships

Money granted to you by the U.S. Department of Education or Itawamba Community College. These are not loans and do not need to be repaid.

 71% - $5,457

Federal Loans

Low interest student loans funded by the U.S. Department of Education. This amount will need to be repaid.

 -29% -  ($2,243)

Out of Pocket

Covered by family savings, work or private student loans which you will have to repay.

*Reported Average Annual Net Price for in state students receiving grant or scholarship aid reported to the U.S. Department of Education's 2011-2012 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Consult this school's net price calculator for further understanding of your potential net price.

Note that for colleges with no reported on-campus room and board, the average net price has been increased to account for living expenses. This number may not only reflect the net price paid to the school for tuition.


Cost of a Degree

Being a school offering two year programs, prospective students should consider the multi year outlay when budgeting the cost for two years at Itawamba Community College.

Estimated 2 Year Cost at Published Tuition

At the current published rates, an estimated total tuition, fees and living expense price for a 2 year associate degree at Itawamba Community College is $15,280 for students graduating in normal time. This methodology for estimating the 2 year cost is a straight multiple of the most recent reported annual total cost and does not factor in tuition increases during the time you're in school. It also assumes you receive no grant or scholarship aid and pay the full list price.

A potentially more accurate but less conservative estimate of a degree cost can be made by using the school's annual $7,032 in-state net price as the basis. Applying this cost over 2 would estimate the cost of a degree at $14,064**

**Based on a 2 year multiple of Average Annual Net Price for in state students receiving grant or scholarship aid reported to the U.S. Department of Education's 2011-2012 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Consult this school's net price calculator for further understanding of your potential net price.

Other Costs

Estimated Cost Per Semester

Most colleges don't charge students on an annual basis but instead require payment semester by semester. If you ever need to take an additional semester of classes to complete you degree you shouldn't have to pay for a full academic year. These our estimated costs for a semester at Itawamba Community College.

Mississippi Resident Tuition Per Semester$1,050
Mississippi Resident Total Cost Per Semester$3,820
Non-Mississippi Resident Tuition Per Semester$2,150
Non-Mississippi Resident Total Cost Per Semester$4,920

Cost Per Credit Hour and Cost for a Class

Some schools offer the ability to take single classes by paying on a per credit hour basis. The reported price per credit hour and estimated cost for one class at Itawamba Community College are as follows. Per credit costs are for reference only as many schools will not allow students to pay by credit hour.

Cost per credit hour and per class at Itawamba Community College
Price per credit hour for out of state residents$100
Cost for one class for out of state residents (3 credit hours)$300
Cost for one class for out of state residents (4 credit hours)$400

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Student Loans

The secondry consideration after understanding the cost of college is figuring out how to finance it. Some students are fortunate enough to have some form of family financial assitance, but student loans end up financing a singificant portion of higher education in the U.S. 41% of Itawamba Community College students receive U.S. Federal Student Loans with an average Federal Loan aid amount of $5,457.

Example Loan Payments and Costs

How much are student loan payments for Itawamba Community College? Obviously this varies based on a number of factors - offsetting finacial aid you receieve, percentage of fee you pay upfront while enrolled and the interest rate on your loans. We've modeled a sample student loan based on current Stafford loan rates to give you an approximate idea.

The following are the costs for a loan if you borrowed $14,064, 100% of the estimated average net price for a two year program and paid nothing while enrolled. The total of all payments including interest would sum $17,621.30. This could be your effective total out of pocket cost of an education at Itawamba Community College. Note that this calculation assumes you don't pay full list price tuition, are part of the reported 83% of students at this school who receive financial aid and you are paying an average annual net price of $7,032. If you do not financially qualify for a reduced net price, your student loan payments could be significantly higher than this example. Use our Itawamba Community College student loan calculator below to change loan assumptions and recalculate.

Student loans are not free money and must be repaid. You cannot dismiss student loans by via bankruptcy.

Itawamba Community College Student Loan Payments
Example Payments
Monthly Loan Payment$146.84
Amount Borrowed$14,064.00
Interest Rate4.7%
Term10 years
Number of Monthly Payments120
Total Interest Cost$3,557.30
Sum of All Payments over 10 years$17,621.30

Affording Student Loan Payments and Post Graduation Salary

Can I afford to attend Itawamba Community College? In the end, the answer comes down a determination if you will earn enough to comfortably pay back a student loan with your post graduation salary. This is an extremely important point to consider. In order to afford student loan payments and still meet all your other costs of living, it is recommended not to borrow more than you can pay back using 10% of your monthly income earned after graduation. If you're condidering attending Itawamba Community College, you need to carefully consider if it will be realistic to make the post graduation loan payments based on your expected salary.

Using the 10% of salary threshold, an annual income of $17,621.30 would be needed to afford a $146.84 monthly payment in the example $14,064.00 loan modeled above. You will need to determine if it is at all realistic that you will be earning this type of salary after graduation. This assumes a loan payback over 10 years. You can change the terms of this example loan using the student loan calculator below.

For Profit / Not For Profit Status

Itawamba Community College is a public not for profit institution. Public schools often represent the best value for your education dollar, especially when students qualify for in-state tuition.

Estimated Future Cost and Expected Tuition Increase

What will it cost to send your child to Itawamba Community College in the future? In the past five years, this school's published in-state tuition and fee total rose from $1,640 to $2,020. This amounts to an average annual price increase of 4.6%. Nationally, university tuition prices are rising around 5% per year. Looking out five, ten, fifteen or eighteen years, these are CollegeCalc's estimates how much you could expect to pay for a 2 year degree assuming tuition increases at the national average rate. Estimated future prices are based on the current in-state 2 year cost of $15,280.00. Use the college savings plan calculator below to perform a more comprehensive analysis on future costs and how much you will need to save for Itawamba Community College.

Annual2 Year Degree
Estimated Cost in 5 years for students enrolling in 2019$9,995$19,989
Estimated Cost in 10 years for students enrolling in 2024$12,756$25,512
Estimated Cost in 15 years for students enrolling in 2029 $16,280$32,560
Estimated Cost in 18 years for students enrolling in 2032 $18,846$37,692

Tuition History

What was tuition at Itawamba Community College five, ten, fifteen or twenty years ago? Hop into our time machine and take a look. Pay attention to how aggressive the school has been with price increases the past as it provides indication as to how the school may raise tuition in the next few years if you enrolled. Historical tuition and fees for all available data years back to 1988 follows.

YearIn-StateOut-of-stateAnnual Increase
2010$1,640$3,390 -1.2%
2009$1,660$3,410 0%
2008$1,660$1,735 0%
2007$1,660$1,735 31.7%
2006$1,260$3,010 0%
2005$1,260$3,010 0%
2004$1,260$3,010 0%
2003$1,260$3,010 0%
2002$1,260$3,010 26%
2001$1,000$2,750 0%
2000$1,000$2,750 5.3%
1999$950$2,390 5.6%
1998$900$2,045 -1.1%
1997$910$1,700 0%
1996$910$1,700 0%
1995$910$1,700 0%
1994$910$1,700 0%
1993$910$1,700 12.3%
1992$810$1,640 11%
1991$730$1,560 9%
1990$670$1,495 17.5%
1989$570$1,455 0%
1988$570$1,040 0%

Cost for Popular Majors

Below are the most popular undergraduate areas of study at Itawamba Community College ranked by degrees conferred during the 2010/2011 academic year along with their estimated total program cost. Please consult the school's website for further information as actual costs for specific program may vary. Price estimates assume graduation in normal time. Our methodology for estimating these costs is a two or four year multiple of the current one year tuition and living cost of $7,640. Associates degrees are assumed to be completed in two years and bachelors degrees are assumed to take four years.

Area of Study Graduates Estimated Degree + Living Expense Cost
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other Associate's Degree 192 $15,280
2 year estimate
General Studies Associate's Degree 136 $15,280
2 year estimate
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's Degree 116 $15,280
2 year estimate
Elementary Education and Teaching Associate's Degree 84 $15,280
2 year estimate
Business/Commerce, General Associate's Degree 58 $15,280
2 year estimate
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General Associate's Degree 51 $15,280
2 year estimate
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration Associate's Degree 43 $15,280
2 year estimate
Social Work Associate's Degree 42 $15,280
2 year estimate
Electrician Associate's Degree 36 $15,280
2 year estimate
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications Associate's Degree 34 $15,280
2 year estimate
Child Care Provider/Assistant Associate's Degree 27 $15,280
2 year estimate
Accounting Associate's Degree 24 $15,280
2 year estimate
Psychology, General Associate's Degree 24 $15,280
2 year estimate
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching Associate's Degree 22 $15,280
2 year estimate
Secondary Education and Teaching Associate's Degree 21 $15,280
2 year estimate
Computer Programming/Programmer, General Associate's Degree 19 $15,280
2 year estimate
Biology/Biological Sciences, General Associate's Degree 18 $15,280
2 year estimate
Marketing/Marketing Management, General Associate's Degree 15 $15,280
2 year estimate
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician Associate's Degree 15 $15,280
2 year estimate
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist Associate's Degree 14 $15,280
2 year estimate
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer Associate's Degree 13 $15,280
2 year estimate
Occupational Therapist Assistant Associate's Degree 12 $15,280
2 year estimate
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies Associate's Degree 12 $15,280
2 year estimate
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician Associate's Degree 11 $15,280
2 year estimate
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant Associate's Degree 11 $15,280
2 year estimate
Pre-Pharmacy Studies Associate's Degree 11 $15,280
2 year estimate
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician Associate's Degree 11 $15,280
2 year estimate
English/Language Arts Teacher Education Associate's Degree 10 $15,280
2 year estimate
Social Studies Teacher Education Associate's Degree 9 $15,280
2 year estimate
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General Associate's Degree 9 $15,280
2 year estimate
Forest Technology/Technician Associate's Degree 9 $15,280
2 year estimate
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician Associate's Degree 8 $15,280
2 year estimate
Speech Teacher Education Associate's Degree 8 $15,280
2 year estimate
Physical Therapy/Therapist Associate's Degree 8 $15,280
2 year estimate
Tool and Die Technology/Technician Associate's Degree 7 $15,280
2 year estimate
Engineering, General Associate's Degree 7 $15,280
2 year estimate
Legal Assistant/Paralegal Associate's Degree 7 $15,280
2 year estimate
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician Associate's Degree 7 $15,280
2 year estimate
Computer and Information Sciences, General Associate's Degree 7 $15,280
2 year estimate
Special Education and Teaching, General Associate's Degree 7 $15,280
2 year estimate
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other Associate's Degree 6 $15,280
2 year estimate
Art/Art Studies, General Associate's Degree 6 $15,280
2 year estimate
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation Associate's Degree 6 $15,280
2 year estimate
Surgical Technology/Technologist Associate's Degree 6 $15,280
2 year estimate
Music, General Associate's Degree 5 $15,280
2 year estimate
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) Associate's Degree 5 $15,280
2 year estimate
History, General Associate's Degree 5 $15,280
2 year estimate
Journalism Associate's Degree 5 $15,280
2 year estimate
Computer Science Associate's Degree 5 $15,280
2 year estimate
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician Associate's Degree 5 $15,280
2 year estimate
Pre-Veterinary Studies Associate's Degree 4 $15,280
2 year estimate
Health Unit Manager/Ward Supervisor Associate's Degree 3 $15,280
2 year estimate
Radio and Television Associate's Degree 3 $15,280
2 year estimate
Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies Associate's Degree 3 $15,280
2 year estimate
Sociology Associate's Degree 3 $15,280
2 year estimate
Mathematics Teacher Education Associate's Degree 2 $15,280
2 year estimate
Pre-Law Studies Associate's Degree 2 $15,280
2 year estimate
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist Associate's Degree 2 $15,280
2 year estimate
Pre-Dentistry Studies Associate's Degree 2 $15,280
2 year estimate
Architecture Associate's Degree 2 $15,280
2 year estimate
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other Associate's Degree 2 $15,280
2 year estimate
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General Associate's Degree 1 $15,280
2 year estimate
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management Associate's Degree 1 $15,280
2 year estimate
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician Associate's Degree 1 $15,280
2 year estimate
Mathematics, General Associate's Degree 1 $15,280
2 year estimate
Chemistry, General Associate's Degree 1 $15,280
2 year estimate
Physics, General Associate's Degree 1 $15,280
2 year estimate
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations Associate's Degree 1 $15,280
2 year estimate
Political Science and Government, General Associate's Degree 1 $15,280
2 year estimate

About Itawamba Community College

Itawamba Community College is a two year community college located in Fulton, Mississippi.  Full time enrollment is 4,979 and part time is 1,886.  Itawamba Community College has an open admission policy meaning that any prospective student who has completed high school or attained a GED certificate may enroll in classes.

Only undergraduate degrees are offered at this school.

Learn more about Itawamba Community College at CollegeSimply.

  • Address
  • Itawamba Community College
  • 602 W Hill Street
  • Fulton, Mississippi
  • 38843-1099

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