Central Lakes College - Brainerd Trade Programs
Central Lakes College - Brainerd is a public institution located in Brainerd, Minnesota. Brainerd is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.
Central Lakes College - Brainerd Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Central Lakes College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Central Lakes College.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Central Lakes College has earned from around the web.
|#1||Highest Paid Marine Maintenance/Fitter & Ship Repair Technology/Technician Graduates||College Factual|
|#16||Highest Paid Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician Graduates||College Factual|
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|#21||Best Value Colleges for Welding Technology/Welder||College Factual|
|#40||Highest Paid Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Graduates||College Factual|
|#48||Highest Paid Mechanic & Repair Technologies Graduates||College Factual|
Where Is Central Lakes College - Brainerd?
Contact details for Central Lakes College are given below.
|Address:||501 West College Drive, Brainerd, MN 56401-3900|
Can I Afford Central Lakes College?
|In State||Out of State|
|Books and Supplies||$1,000||$1,000|
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Central Lakes College, approximately 44% of students took out student loans averaging $5,851 a year. That adds up to $23,404 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Central Lakes College is 13.6%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.
Central Lakes College - Brainerd Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 1,581 full-time undergraduates at Central Lakes College, 45% are male and 55% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Central Lakes College - Brainerd students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||23|
|Hispanic or Latino||47|
Over 4 countries are represented at Central Lakes College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Bahamas, Canada, and Jamaica.
Online Learning at Central Lakes College - Brainerd
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Central Lakes College has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 30th most popular in Minnesota for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.
Online Growth Rankings of Central Lakes College
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Central Lakes College - Brainerd was -5.2%. This is the #1,707 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Central Lakes College regardless of major.
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Central Lakes College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Central Lakes College.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology||#12|
|Computer Engineering Technology||#22|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Central Lakes College - Brainerd Trade School Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Major||Basic Certificate||Associate’s||Undergraduate Certificate||TOTAL|
|Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician||0||1||27||28|
|Automation Engineer Technology||11||14||1||26|
|Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training||0||0||21||21|
|Construction/Heavy Equipment/Earthmoving Equipment Operation||0||0||17||17|
|Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician||0||0||10||10|
|Marine Maintenance/Fitter & Ship Repair Technology/Technician||1||2||6||9|
|Machine Tool Technology/Machinist||0||2||6||8|
|Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant & Medical Secretary||0||3||0||3|
|Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology||0||2||0||2|
|General Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences||0||1||0||1|
|Medical Office Assistant/Specialist||0||0||0||0|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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