Financing Your College Education

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Financing Your College Education

The DCTC Office of Scholarships & Financial Aid is here to make sure that you have access to the funds you need to complete your degree or diploma. We can show you all your options and smooth the way for you to get going with your academic career.

Mastering the FAFSA in Seven Simple Steps

Mastering the FAFSA in Seven Simple StepsSeven Easy Steps to the FAFSA: A Student's Guide to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid gives you the information you need to complete the FAFSA with lightning speed and receive the financial aid you need to attend DCTC.


Using the IRS Data Retrieval Tool for the FAFSA

As an addition to the "Seven Easy Steps to the FAFSA" tutorial, the University of California, Santa Barbara has released an IRS Data Retrieval tutorial. This tutorial will show you how to import federal tax information directly from the IRS into your FAFSA. View the "IRS Data Retrieval Tool" tutorial.

Net Price Calculator

The Net Price Calculator is a tool for students and parents to use to get an estimate of what it may cost to attend Dakota County Technical College. These costs include not only tuition and fees, but books, transportation and other costs of living while attending college. Start your Net Price Calculator for Dakota County Technical College

Links to Your Future

Contact Information

Students with questions regarding financial aid should contact their Academic Advisor in the Student Services Office.

General Financial Aid Questions?

  • Student Services Financial Aid Help Desk
    Toll Free: 877-937-3282 ext.299
    Fax: 651-423-8779


  • Room 2–210


  • Regular Hours
    7 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday
    7 a.m. – 4 p.m. Friday