Payment Plan Benefits

Easy online enrollment

Flexible payment options

No interest

Make College Easier to Pay For with a Tuition Payment Plan.

Make college more affordable by paying for tuition and fees over time. Tuition payment plans break down your tuition balance into affordable monthly payments. There’s no interest, payment options are flexible, setup fees are affordable, and it’s easy to enroll!

Payment Plan Information

Payment Methods

  • Automatic bank payment (ACH)
  • Credit card/debit card
  • Payments are automatically withdrawn on the 5th of the month

Cost to Participate

  • $30 enrollment fee per semester (ACH & Credit card)
  • $30 returned payment fee if a payment is returned

Simple Steps to Enroll

  • Go to www.dctc.edu
  • Click on the eServices link and log in
  • Click on “Bills and Payments”
  • Click on “Enroll in a Nelnet payment plan”


Payment Plan Availability

Availability of the payment plan is determined by Dakota County Technical College.  Please be aware the college may not elect to have the payment plan available during specific times and dates during registration.

Balance Adjustments

Please do not assume your balance will automatically be adjusted if financial aid is received or a class is dropped or added.

Need some help setting up a payment plan?

*Note: This video tutorial is for demonstration purposes only. Your educational institution may offer options other than those shown in the video.

Target Dates to Enroll By:

Spring 2019

Payment plan available on October 22, 2018.

Last day to enroll onlineRequired down paymentNumber of paymentsMonths of paymentsEnrollment fee
Dec 3none5Dec-April$30
Jan 3none4Jan-April$30
Jan 2510%3Feb-April$30
Feb 2225%2Mar & April$30
March 2750%1April only$30

Summer 2019

Payment plan available on March 4, 2019.

Last day to enroll onlineRequired down paymentNumber of paymentsMonths of paymentsEnrollment fee
April 2510%3May-July$30
May 2325%2June & July$30
June 2450%1July only$30

Fall 2019

Payment plan available on July 1, 2019.

Last day to enroll onlineRequired down paymentNumber of paymentsMonths of paymentsEnrollment fee
Aug 1none4Aug-Nov$30
Aug 2310%3Sept-Nov$30
Sept 2525%2Oct & Nov$30
Oct 2450%1November only$30

Spring 2020

Payment available on October 21, 2019.

Last day to enroll onlineRequired down paymentNumber of paymentsMonths of paymentsEnrollment fee
Dec 2none5Dec-April$30
Jan 2none4Jan-April$30
Jan 2410%3Feb-April$30
Feb 2125%2March & April$30
March 2550%1April only$30

NOTE: All down payments are processed immediately!
You must have a minimum balance of $100 to budget through the automatic payment plan.