Central Lakes College – Brainerd and Staples is one of 37 Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (www.minnstate.edu), offering excellent, affordable education in 54 communities across the state.
We are a comprehensive community and technical college serving about 5,500 students per year. 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.