Central Lakes College-Brainerd

501 West College Drive, Brainerd,
MN, 56401-3900
Tel: (218)855-8000
4,324 students
Public institution

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Central Lakes College is a full-service, comprehensive community and technical college. We offer a mix of technical college and community college programs and courses from campuses in Brainerd and Staples. As a comprehensive two-year college, we promote success for our students, businesses, and communities. Our dedicated and competent employees provide opportunities for students to prepare for the future by learning the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary for living and earning. Some graduates of Central Lakes College transfer to Minnesota state universities or other colleges to complete four-year degrees. Other students at our college take a career path from more than 60 professional programs leading immediately to rewarding employment. We are part of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system, which is a network of 32 two-year and four-year state colleges and universities serving over 374,000 students in credit & non-credit courses on 53 campuses in 46 communities across Minnesota.
School Highlights:
Central Lakes College-Brainerd serves 4,324 students (50% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority American and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 24%.
Central Lakes College-Brainerd is the only community colleges within Crow Wing County, MN.

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Central Lakes College-Brainerd Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 4,324 teachers has grown by 34% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 19% over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,324 students
1,272 students
# Full-Time Students
2,154 students
827 students
# Part-Time Students 2,170 students
1,016 students
% American Indian/Alaskan 1%
1%
% Asian -
2%
% Hawaiian -
1%
% Hispanic 1%
7%
% Black 1%
12%
% White 94%
66%
% Two or more races 3%
2%
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.12
0.45

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,393 is less than the state average of $6,030. The in-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,393 is less than the state average of $10,175. The out-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,393 $6,030
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,393 $10,175
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

With a knowledgeable, caring faculty and modern, results-oriented programs in comfortable facilities, CLC is the college of choice for seekers of success. Our roots are deep in a tradition dating to 1938 in Brainerd and 1950 in Staples. Communities across central Minnesota are filled with our graduates. While maintaining quality in degrees (Associate in Arts, Associate in Applied Science, Associate in Science), CLC responds to student need by scheduling relevant courses at convenient times and locations. Access is crucial to provide the service students deserve. The college offers more than 70 degrees and career education programs recognized through industry standards. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, following a site team evaluation in 2002, accredited CLC for 10 more years.

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