School Overview

The following table shows the basic characteristic of Central Lakes College-Brainerd and directory information. You may want to visit the school's website to check application deadlines, requirements, and financial information.
Contact Information
Address501 West College Drive, Brainerd, MN 56401-3900
Admission Information
Online Application
Net Price
School Category
School TypePublic, 2-4 years
Carnegie CategoryAssociate's - Public Urban-serving Single Campus
Highest Degree OfferedAssociate's degree

Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics

Central Lakes College-Brainerd has an open admission policy (any students can attend with high school diploma or a certificate of attendance or General Educational Development (GED) certificate). Contact the school to get more information. The application fees are -$1 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Graduate Application Fees-$1

Tuition & Fees

Central Lakes College-Brainerd's 2023 tuition & fees is $5,954 for Minnesota residents and $6,140 for out-of-students. The undergraduate tuition increased by 3.12% compared to the last year's rate based on out-of-state rate ($5,954).
Minnesota ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$5,954$6,140
*Data Source: 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 4,448 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 499 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students4,448
Undergraduate Students4,448
Online Enrollment499

Offered Degrees and On-Campus Services

Central Lakes College-Brainerd offers 97 programs (all undergraduate). 23 out of the 97 programs are offerd via distace learning (online programs).
The following tables summarizes the offered programs, on-campus services, and special learning opportunities offered by Central Lakes College-Brainerd
Offered DegreesOn-Campus ServicesLearning opportunities
Number of programs97 Programs
Number of online programs23 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsCertificates of less than 12 weeks
Certificates of at least 12 weeks but less than 1 year
1 Year Certificate
2 Year Certificate
2-4 Year Certificate
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students
Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification