Cost to Attend

Effective Fall 2023. The tuition and fees listed are subject to change by action of the Kansas Board of Regents.

Tuition and Fees 2023-2024


In-district** Out-of-district border state / out-of-state international high school students
Tuition - per credit hour $64 $70 $77 $161 $65
Academic Fees $48 $48 $48 $48 -
Vocational Fees $68 $68 $68 $68 -
Facilities Fee - per credit hour $10 $10 $10 $10 -
Technology Fee - per credit hour $10 $10 $10 $10 -
Student Union & Security Fee - per credit hour $10 $10 $10 $10 -
TOTAL - per credit hour $142 - $162 $148 - $168 $155 - $175 $239 - $259 $65

**In-District: Students residing in the ICC Taxing District.


  Captain's quarters villas
10-month Lease $3100 $4400
Per Semester $1550 $2200
Summer Housing

$425 June | $425 July

$425 June | $425 July

Deposit (non-refundable) - per academic year $250 $250

Meal Plans

FEE Cost
Meal Plan - per semester $1500
Summer Meals (4 week) $675 June | $675 July
Mid Semester Meals (8 week) - per semester $775
Intersession/Weekly Meals - per week $175
Employee Meals - per meal $4.50 + tax

Other Costs and Fees

FEE Cost  
Vet Nursing Fee $1500 (One-Time) *AVMA Program Requirement  
Student Health Fee - per semester $100  
Student Accident Insurance - per term $50 (Fall/Spring)  
Student Athlete Fee - per term $50 (Fall/Spring) $25 (Summer)
International Student Application Fee $100  
Payment Plan Fee - per term $50  
Graduation Fee $40 per degree or certificate  
Bad Address Fee $10 per occurance  
Denial Notification (Certified Letter) $20 per occurance  
Return Payment Fee $30 per occurance  
Collections Fee 19%  
Administrative Fee 2%  
Student ID Replacement $10 per ID  


Estimated Cost of Attendance

This cost of attendance defines a student's Federal Student Aid Budget when our office calculates eligiblity for Federal Direct Student Loans, Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), and Federal Work-Study. ICC estimates the average student will have the following cost of attendance:


For a listing of the Board of Trustees approved schedule of tuition and fees, visit HERE

Tuition is the per credit hour charge that helps fund the operational expenses of the college. Tuition covers: faculty & staff salaries, basic instructional supplies, utilities, and other operational expenses, and is 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 charged as Academic or Vocational. 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.

Facilities Fee (per credit hour): infrastructure maintenance and improvement
Technology Fee (per credit hour): 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 & Student Union (per credit hour): Campus Security Personnel, Emergency notification system, and 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 & Vocational Fees and Innovation Fee


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 Cost for Transportation and Personal Expenses:

  • Per Academic Year: $2,000
  • Per Academic Year: $1,000


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, or Online Fees

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


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