Financial Aid Information

Paying for college may not be as difficult as you think. This page contains a variety of resources to help you learn about the cost of college and the wide variety of financial aid options that may be available to you.

Book Vouchers

Eligible students will receive an e-mail message from the Financial Aid Office approximately two weeks prior to the start of the term. Book vouchers will be available one week prior to the start of the term through the last day of the first week of classes.

Financial Aid Information

Gain an understanding about your financial aid; here, access information about the types of financial aid, how your eligibility is calculated, how dropping or withdrawing may affect your aid, and more.

Financial Aid Process

Six easy steps to obtain financial aid

Nelnet Payment Plan

You may enroll in a payment plan with Nelnet, a third party organization, and stagger your tuition payments for a more manageable payment arrangement over the course of a term.

Tuition and Fees

Pine Technical and Community College is a state-funded college; therefore, tuition and fees are offered at much lower rates than private schools.


Scholarships can greatly decrease the cost of a student's education, and students are encouraged to apply. Opportunities abound!

Student Employment

Need a job? Try working on campus! Many departments on campus need additional help; plus, it's convenient for you!

Student Loans

Student loans may be a helpful source of funding for a college student. Different loans have different requirements and benefits.

Minnesota Future Together Grant

The Minnesota Future Together grant program will provide eligible PTCC students with a tuition-free pathway for earning a certificate, diploma, or associate's degree in a designated high-need career field. The grants are available through 2024 OR until all funds are dispersed, whichever comes first.

Veterans Center

The Pine Technical & Community College Veterans Center exists to provide support and assistance to veteran students and those currently serving throughout their academic careers.