Central Lakes College-Brainerd

Brainerd, MN

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 1,624
Graduate Enrollment: 0
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Nontraditional
Highest degree awarded: Associate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Town: Remote (in urban cluster more than 35 miles from an urbanized area)
Two-year, medium // higher-part-time

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 0%

Male/Female: 50% / 50% (2017)

First generation college students: 31.7% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 10.8% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.9% (2017)

Test scores for admission:


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 27.6% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 12.3% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 6.5% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 4.2% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 84.0%
Black: 4.7%
Hispanic: 3.0%
Asian: 1.1%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 2.2%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
2+ races: 3.8%
Non-resident alien: 0.2%
Unknown race: 1.2%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $16,872
In-State tuition: $5,954
Out-of-State tuition: $5,954

Estimated books and supplies: $1,000 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board:
Estimated on-campus other fees:

Estimated off-campus room & board: $5,670 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $0 (2022)

Average Family Income: $56,674 (2017)
Median Family Income: $30,464 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 16.1%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 13.5%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $11,000 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $117 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $10,668
$30k-48k $10,662
$48k-75k $12,888
$75k-110k $15,186
$110k+ $16,504

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 0%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 96.3% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $11,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $5,798 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $8,867 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $9,500 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 61.3% (2015)
@3 year 66.5% (2017)
@5 year 73.1% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 37.7% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 42.2% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $37,037 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $42,898 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Associate's Degree Computer Programming. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Applied Horticulture and Horticultural Business Services. 8
Associate's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 7
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Agricultural Business and Management. 9
Associate's Degree Agricultural Production Operations. 1
Associate's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 12 $46,913 ($3,909)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies. 32 $6,500 $69 $39,184 ($3,265) $45,230 ($3,769)
Associate's Degree Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies. 6
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Precision Metal Working. 42 $5,500 $58 $37,400 ($3,117) $53,271 ($4,439)
Associate's Degree Precision Metal Working. 9 $62,704 ($5,225)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Ground Transportation. 51 $10,846 $116 $54,463 ($4,539) $59,690 ($4,974)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Design and Applied Arts. 4
Associate's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 10
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Film/Video and Photographic Arts. 1
Associate's Degree Film/Video and Photographic Arts. 5
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Dental Support Services and Allied Professions. 21 $35,053 ($2,921)
Associate's Degree Dental Support Services and Allied Professions. 12
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Health and Medical Administrative Services. 2
Associate's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 5
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services. 11
Associate's Degree Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions. 3
Associate's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 61 $28,354 $206 $60,712 ($5,059) $67,828 ($5,652)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants. 32 $18,600 $42,568 ($3,547)
Associate's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 16 $34,504 ($2,875)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Accounting and Related Services. 8
Associate's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 9 $35,168 ($2,931)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business Operations Support and Assistant Services. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations. 2
Associate's Degree Applied Horticulture and Horticultural Business Services. 6
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Natural Resources Management and Policy. 2
Associate's Degree Natural Resources Management and Policy. 4
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 11
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications. 5
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management. 4
Associate's Degree Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management. 6
Associate's Degree Teaching Assistants/Aides. 2
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Electromechanical Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians. 19 $68,245 ($5,687)
Associate's Degree Electromechanical Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians. 5 $66,395 ($5,533)
Associate's Degree Computer Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 8
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 1
Associate's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 5
Associate's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 325 $12,000 $100 $22,022 ($1,835) $39,836 ($3,320)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 1
Associate's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 6
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Criminal Justice and Corrections. 23 $54,697 ($4,558)


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $75,096
Full time faculty: 61%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 18.0

School's endowment start of year: $8,253,000 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $10,365,000 (2022)