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  • Payments are automatically withdrawn on the 5th of the month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 2.75% 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 2021

Payment plan available on October 19, 2020.

Last day to enroll onlineRequired down paymentNumber of paymentsMonths of paymentsEnrollment fee
Dec 3none5Dec-April$30
Dec 31none4Jan-April$30
Jan 2710%3Feb-April$30
Feb 2425%2March & April$30
March 2550%1April only$30

Summer 2021

Payment plan available on March 15, 2021.

Last day to enroll onlineRequired down paymentNumber of paymentsMonths of paymentsEnrollment fee
April 2310%3May-July$30
May 2625%2June & July $30
June 2450%1July only $30

Fall 2021

Payment plan available on July 1, 2021.

Last day to enroll onlineRequired down paymentNumber of paymentsMonths of paymentsEnrollment fee
Aug 2none4Aug-Nov $30
Aug 2610%3Sept-Nov$30
Sept 2425%2Oct & Nov $30
Oct 2750%1November only$30

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

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