Tuition & Scholarships

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With affordable tuition and a wide range of services and scholarships available specifically for international students, Kirkwood offers one of the best educational values in the United States. 

Approximate Costs - I-20 Amount

  • Tuition and fees (two semesters) at 15 semester hours - $11,160
  • Books and Supplies - $1,000
  • Room and Board - $5,940
  • Personal - $1,600
  • Transportation - $900
  • Student Health Insurance (1 year) - $1,380
  • Total: $21,980


Even though international students aren't eligible to receive U.S. financial aid, we can still help make your time at Kirkwood more affordable!

#YouAreWelcomeHere Scholarship

 Global Citizen Scholarship  

    StudyIowa Scholarship     

Kirkwood Scholarship Office


Employment Opportunities

Interested in working on campus? See what jobs are available.

Find a Job on Campus

Mayuri Shelar

“Kirkwood is a happening place.. never a boring moment! It's an incredibly welcoming and motivating environment that is much different than other community colleges I had looked at. I met many friends easily and quickly.”

Mayuri Shelar,
Mumbai, India


Global Learning

Phone: 319-398-5579
On campus: 1154 Linn Hall