Program Specific Fees (2021-2022 Rates) 

Students pay only the course, program, and miscellaneous fees that apply to their programs, interests, or needs.

Fee TypeFee Amount
Account Review Fee - minimum $10.00
Additional Billing Statement Fee
Application fee - non-refundable - Domestic Students




Applied Music Fees (private instruction) 1 credit$150
Applied Music Fee (private instruction) 2 or 3 credits$190
Career Planning and Placement Services (fee assessed by college based on optional nature of service costs and number of resumes, credentials, etc.)
0 - $25

Continuing Education (per credit)

Credit by Exam
Deferred Billing Administrative Fee: for students who choose deferred billing
$20 per term
Chemistry: Chem 50
English/Reading: Engl 99R
English/Listening: Engl 99L
English/Speaking: Engl 99S
Foreign Languages: Frnch 97,
Ger 97 or Span 97
Math 10 or Math 30
                   PHYS 50X $390
Distance Education tuition per credit.
Diploma Replacement
Doctoral Post Comprehensive or Prelim (Continuous Registration - Graduate)
Employer Reimbursement Payment Option
FAX (for sending official documents)
Graduate College Copyright Fee$55
Health Insurance visit Student & Scholar Health Insurance for costs
Non-students/non-ISU employees,
per year
IEOP Fee please visit IEOP site for costs
Installment Payment Plan
International Student Orientation Fee $120
Lakeside Lab (per credit)
Late Payment
1% per month of amount past due
Late Registration Fees (undergraduate)
1st week
2nd week
3rd week or later
Parking - Costs average $155 per academic year. CyRide is available for all current students. $155

Records and Documents Fee
*Fee effective date begins Fall 2017

                     Degree Seeking Student$130
                     Non-degree Seeking Student$50
Regents Abroad
contact department
Reissue Check Fee
Returned Check Charge/Returned Direct Debit
Senior Fee (optional)
Student Course Fee - Applicable fees are listed with the course section in the schedule of classes   http://classes.iastate.edu/   
Sponsored International Student
5% of assessed fees
Study Abroad Administrative Fee*
Study Abroad Center Fee  $275
Thesis (Masters)
Thesis (Ph.D.)
Transcript Special Handling (for processing official documents)$5

Transcript/Certification Expedited FedEx Shipping (for expedited shipping of official documents)

$20 Domestic

$50 International

Veterinary Medicine Advance Payment
Veterinary Medicine Mobile Computing Fee

*Tuition assessment for study abroad credits, up to a maximum of 12 credits, is above and beyond tuition for other courses taken during the same term.

**Refundable except for $25 administrative fee charged to students who rescind their acceptance of admission prior to May 1; contact the Office of Admissions for more information.


Fee Glossary