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Your education doesn't have to cost a fortune, thanks to Ivy Tech Community College. Ivy Tech offers the most affordable education in Indiana, less than half the cost of other colleges and universities. Ivy Tech allows you to make the most of your time and your money.

Tuition rates (per credit hour) for 2017-18


Summer 2017

Fall 2017

Spring 2018

Indiana residents




Out-of-state (face-to-face classes)




Out-of-state (online classes)








State employees




International students


Find out how affordable Ivy Tech truly is by using this tuition calculator.

Rates are based on Summer 2017 rates

Credit Hours:


Student Photo Fees and other expenses

  • Consumable fees apply for some programs and courses
  • Internet Fee: $20 per credit hour for each online class
  • Nursing or Practical Nursing Program Fee: There is a charge of $125 per semester for students in either program.
  • Dental Hygiene Program Fee: There is a charge of $62.50 per semester.
  • Paralegal/Legal Studies Program Fee: There is a charge of $25 per semester.
  • Technology Fee: The student technology fee is $60 per semester. The technology fee is designed to offset the costs of the College's technical infrastructure such as Blackboard and MyIvy.
  • Books: Costs vary by course. The average cost for books and supplies is $39.23 per credit hour (based on an average of 13 credit hours per semester)
  • includED: includED etextbook fees - Spring 2017 (also includes fees for Summer & Fall 2016)
  • Tools: For some courses, students must furnish hand tools and specialized equipment.
  • Uniforms: Certain programs require uniforms or special safety clothing.
  • Miscellaneous fees (ex: transcripts, tests, etc.)

Financial Aid

Many types of financial aid are available, such as grants, scholarships and student loans. Visit our Financial Aid website for more information.

Payment of Fees

All tuition and fees must be paid or arranged to pay by 11:59 pm on the following dates:

  • Summer 2017 tuition due date depends on the first day of your first class:
    • Classes starting the week of May 15: tuition due May 12
    • Classes starting the week of May 22: tuition due May 19
    • Classes starting the week of June 5: tuition due June 2
  • Fall 2017 tuition due by August 18, 2017
  • Spring 2018 tuition due by January 5, 2018

Payment methods include:

Online Payment Instructions

*If mailing a personal check, please make it out to "Ivy Tech Community College" and include the student's name and student ID number in the Memo line.
**A service fee applies for each transaction.

Tuition Payment Plan

If your federal student aid or loans do not cover the cost of your tuition and/or you just need assistance paying for college, one option is Ivy Tech's Tuition Payment Plan. The Tuition Payment Plan provides a low cost option for budgeting tuition and fees. It is not a loan program, therefore, you have no debt, there are no interest or finance charges assessed, and there is no credit check. The only cost is a $30.00 non-refundable enrollment fee. You can choose to make your monthly payments directly from your bank account or by credit card. MasterCard, American Express, Visa, and Discover are accepted.

If you'd like to find out more and see what students are saying about the Tuition Payment Plan, click here or contact the business/bursar office at the campus nearest you.