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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  • Payments are automatically withdrawn on the 5th of the month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)
  • Additional 2.85% Service Fee to use credit or debit 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 “Nelnet/FACTS 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 2022

Payment plan available on October 18, 2021.

Last day to enroll onlineRequired down paymentNumber of paymentsMonths of paymentsEnrollment fee
Dec 2none5Dec-April $30
Dec 31none 4Jan-April$30
Jan 2610%3Feb-April $30
Feb 2225%2March & April $30
March 2450%1April only $30

Summer 2022

Payment plan available on March 14, 2022

Last day to enroll onlineRequired down paymentNumber of paymentsMonths of paymentsPayment dates
April 2310%3May-July 5th
May 2525%2June & July5th
June 2350%1July only 5th

Fall 2022

Payment plan available on July 1, 2022

Last day to enroll onlineRequired down paymentNumber of paymentsMonths of paymentsPayment dates
Aug 2none4Aug-Nov5th
Aug 2510%3Sept-Nov 5th
Sept 2425%2Oct & Nov 5th
Oct 2750%1November only 5th

Spring 2023

Payment plan available on October 18, 2022

Last day to enroll onlineRequired down paymentNumber of paymentsMonths of paymentsPayment dates
Dec 1none5Dec-April5th
Dec 31none4Jan-April5th
Jan 2610%3Feb-April5th
Feb 2225%2March & April5th
Mar 2450%1April only 5th

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

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

BALANCE ADJUSTMENTS Please do not assume your balance will automatically adjust if financial aid is received or a class is dropped or added. You should review your agreement balance online.

Students:  If someone is paying on your behalf, you MUST first set them up as an Authorized Payer.

Authorized Payers:  If you are paying on behalf of the student, the student must access or set up their account first and then add you as an Authorized Payer.