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Cost To Attend

We get it – you want to know the numbers. Don't worry – we ran them for you! Check out our 2022-2023 tuition and fee schedule. This schedule reflects the current cost to attend Ellsworth, as well as costs for room (on-campus housing) and board (meal plans).

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Tuition and Fees

Fall 2022/Spring 2023 Tuition & Fees
Credits Iowa Resident Tuition* Non-Iowa Resident/
International Tuition*
Materials/
Technology Fee
Student Fee Facility Fee Iowa Resident
Total**
Non-Iowa Resident/
International Total**
1 $190 $232 $18.50 $5.50 $2 $216 $258
2 $380 $464 $37 $11 $4 $432 $516
3 $570 $696 $55.50 $16.50 $6 $648 $774
4 $760 $928 $74 $22 $8 $864 $1,032
5 $950 $1,160 $92.50 $27.50 $10 $1,080 $1,290
6 $1,140 $1,392 $111 $33 $12 $1,296 $1,548
7 $1,330 $1,624 $129.50 $38.50 $14 $1,512 $1,806
8 $1,520 $1,856 $148 $44 $16 $1,728 $2,064
9 $1,710 $2,088 $166.50 $49.50 $18 $1,944 $2,322
10 $1,900 $2,320 $185 $55 $20 $2,160 $2,580
11 $2,090 $2,552 $203.50 $60.50 $22 $2,376 $2,838
12 $2,280 $2,784 $222 $66 $24 $2,592 $3,096
13 $2,470 $3,016 $240.50 $71.50 $26 $2,808 $3,354
14 $2,660 $3,248 $259 $77 $28 $3,024 $3,612
15 $2,850 $3,480 $277.50 $82.50 $30 $3,240 $3,870
16 $3,040 $3,712 $296 $88 $32 $3,456 $4,128
17 $3,230 $3,944 $314.50 $93.50 $34 $3,672 $4,386
18 $3,420 $4,176 $333 $99 $36 $3,888 $4,644
For 19 or more credit hours, Iowa Residents add $190 tuition, $18.50 Materials/Technology Fee, $5.50 Student Fee, and $2 Facility Fee for each additional credit hourFor 19 or more credit hours, Non-Iowa Residents and International Students add $232 tuition, $18.50 Materials/Technology Fee, $5.50 Student Fee, and $2 Facility Fee for each additional credit hour. Printer-friendly ECC Tuition & Fee Schedule; see p. 2 for a more detailed list of all fees.

Housing

Thompson Hall & Wall Hall:

  • $1,949 per semester (double room)
  • $2,596 per semester (single room)

Lloyd Hall:

  • $2,375 per semester (double room)
  • $2,915 per semester (single room)

College Apartments:

  • $2,596 per semester (shared bedroom); single rooms not available

College Suites:

  • $2,813 per semester (shared bedroom)
  • A limited number (3) of single suites are available for $3,353 per semester

Costs to stay on campus during breaks:

  • Winter Break (open only to international students) – $450
  • Spring Break – $450
Tuition and Fees 1
Tuition and Fees 2

Food Service

A meal plan of 19 meals per week is required for all students living on campus for $1,220 per semester. Visitors can eat breakfast for $4.65, lunch for $6.15, dinner for $7.15, and special meals for $7.45. A 10-Meal Punch Card is available for $56.55 plus tax.