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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  • Payments are automatically withdrawn on the 5th of the month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

  • $40 enrollment fee per semester (ACH & Credit card)
  • $2.00 enrollment fee for Full Pay
  • Additional 2.85% Service Fee to use credit or debit card
  • Up to $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 2024

Payment plan available on October 18, 2023.

Last day to enroll onlineRequired down paymentNumber of paymentsMonths of paymentsPayment dates
Dec 1none5Dec-April 5th
Jan 3none 4Jan-April5th
Jan 2510%3Feb-April 5th
Feb 2325%2March & April 5th
March 2450%1April only 5th

Summer 2024

Payment plan available on March 14, 2024

Last day to enroll onlineRequired down paymentNumber of paymentsMonths of paymentsPayment dates
April 2510%3May-July 5th
May 2425%2June & July5th
June 2550%1July only 5th

Fall 2024

Payment plan available on July 1, 2024

Last day to enroll onlineRequired down paymentNumber of paymentsMonths of paymentsPayment dates
Aug 1none4Aug-Nov5th
Aug 2610%3Sept-Nov 5th
Sept 2625%2Oct & Nov 5th
Oct 2550%1November only 5th

Spring 2025

Payment plan available on October 18, 2024

Last day to enroll onlineRequired down paymentNumber of paymentsMonths of paymentsPayment dates
Dec 3none5Dec-April5th
Jan 2none4Jan-April5th
Jan 2710%3Feb-April5th
Feb 2425%2March & April5th
March 2750%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.