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Costs to Attend

Tuition and Fees:
Effective August 1, 2017

  • In-District: $122/Credit Hour (Tuition: $54; Fees: $43; ICC Innovation Fee: $25)
  • Out-of-District: $128/Credit Hour (Tuition: $60; Fees: $43; ICC Innovation Fee: $25)
  • Border State: $135/Credit Hour (Tuition: $67; Fees: $43; ICC Innovation Fee: $25)
  • Out-of-State: $135/Credit Hour (Tuition: $67; Fees: $43; ICC Innovation Fee: $25)
  • International: 219/Credit Hour (Tuition: $151; Fees: $43; ICC Innovation Fee: $25)

Tuition is the per credit hour charge that helps fund the operational expenses of the college. Tution covers: funds faculty & staff salaries, basic instructional supplies, utilities, and other operational expenses, Charged to all students who enroll in classes at Independence Community College, Includes the use of textbooks. ICC offers a free text book loan program which excludes consumables. Books and supplies that are not reusable by the Independence Community College bookstore are considered consumable resources and subject to additional costs (include workbooks, online access codes, lab coats, etc.). The estimated costs of bookstore consumables are $100-$200, depending on the courses taken.

Fees are Academic & Tiered. This means that the per credit hour charge helps fund for campus student activities, student organizations & clubs, scholarships funds, free entry to athletic events, and fine arts programs.

The Innovation Fee is a per credit hour charge that supports various programs and services including: 

  • Facilities infrastructure maintenance and improvement
  • Technology: Student Access and Upgrades to computers and computer labs on campus, Student Wi-Fi access, Pirate Portal (Grades, statement’s, schedules, unofficial transcripts), and CANVAS
  • Security: Campus Security Personnel, Emergency notification system
  • Membership to Cornerstone Fitness- 24 hour access, located at 2801 W. Main
  • Access and use of Student Union (games, activities, events)

High School Students enrolled in courses at ICC are charged the ICC NOW Fee, which includes the Academic & Tiered Fees and Innovation Fee

Room and Board:

  • Housing: $2450 or $3950/10- month lease
    • Captain Quarters/Bricks: $1225 per semester
    • Villas: $1975 per semester
  • Summer Housing:
    • Captain Quarters/Bricks:$315 June; $315 July
    • Villas: $395 June; $395 July
  • Student Accident Insurance: $35 per semester
  • Meals: $1359 Per semester
    • Meal plan is not optional if living in the dorms. No exceptions will be made.
  • Summer Meals: $605 June; $605 July

Other Costs & Fees:

  • Administration Fee/Payment Plan: $60
  • Bad Address Fee: $10 per occurrence
  • Denial/Suspension/Probation
    Notification (Certified Letter): $20 per occurrence
  • Return Check Fee: $30 Per occurrence

Estimated Cost for Books and Supplies:

  • ICC offers a textbook loan program through the ICC Bookstore
  • Per academic year spending on consumable books: $200 (estimated)

Transportation costs will vary depending on student's residence. Estimated costs for transportation and personal items are estimated at:

  • $2600 (on-campus out-of-district resident )
  • $2000 (off-campus)
  • $1000 (off campus in-district resident)

Students who fail to pay or set up a payment plan by the first day of class will be dropped from all classes. Please see Business Office and Payment Policy tab for further details. 

Variable Fees:

Student Accident Insurance
Flat charge mandatory for on-campus resident students; off-campus resident students may opt-in. Provides students with up to $3,000 medical coverage (deductible free) for on-campus accidents.

FEES NOT CHARGED BY ICC include: Late Registration, Printing, Lab, Parking, Library, Late Payment, Athletic, or Online Fees

*Scholarships awarded by Independence Community College will NOT pay
for any fees or consumables incurred by the student*