2017-2018 Academic Year Tuition & Fees

Program Tuition Fees Additional Expenses
Boatbuilding & Restoration     
$20,200
(Year One)
1st year students:
$1,500 shop & material fees
$1,500 approximate cost for tools & books
$20,800
(Year Two)
2nd year students:
$1,500 shop fee
Marine Systems $17,300 $1,685 shop and materials fee, $175 ABYC membership fee,
$1,270 ABYC & NMEA certification exams
$1,500 approximate cost for tools, laptop & books
Composites Technology $17,300 $2,600 shop & material fees,
$460 ACMA certification exams
$1,500 approximate cost for tools, laptop & books
Digital Modeling & Fabrication $20,200 $1,500 shop & material fees $1,500 approximate cost for tools, laptop & books


IYRS Scholarships
Did You Know: 94% of our scholarship applicants last year were awarded a scholarship towards their IYRS tuition!


Tuition-Fees-IYRS-2015The staff and faculty at IYRS believe strongly in preparing students to apply the knowledge and experience they gain at IYRS to real-world professional environments. Explained above are the tuition & fees for our programs, as well as the cost to obtain valuable professional certifications.

School of Marine Systems Certifications
Students will take three (3) American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) certification exams and one (1) National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) exam, gold standard certifications for the industry. Sitting for these exams is mandatory however, passing them is not required for graduation.

School of Composites Technology Certifications
Students will sit for four (4) American Composites Manufactures Associates (ACMA) certification exams. Sitting for these exams is mandatory, however, passing them is not required for graduation. ACMA certifications are the gold standard in the field of advanced composites technology.

Financial Aid & Scholarships for Those Who Qualify
IYRS students are eligible to receive Federal financial aid if they meet certain criteria. Additionally, institutional grants and scholarships exist to help students make their educational goals a reality. For more information, refer to the following pages:

> Financial Aid
> Grant & Loans Programs
> Scholarships
> Veterans / GI Bill®

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