Colleges Near Brainerd

Colleges and universities near me in the Brainerd, Minnesota area

There 27 colleges within 100 miles enrolling a total of 68,666 students.

Located in Minnesota with a population of 13,590, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Brainerd. Driving time to these schools from Brainerd should be less than 2 hours. The top rated college in the area is Saint Johns University in Collegeville. The largest college in the area is Saint Cloud State University enrolling 11,841 students.

This directory is inclusive of nearby two and four year schools, both public and private. If you are looking for more affordable higher education options or not ready for a full four-year program, consider local community colleges near Brainerd.


27 results

Central Lakes College Brainerd
C
Brainerd, MN
 
Central Lakes College Brainerd

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,491enrollment
  • $12,014net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

1 miles from Brainerd

St Cloud Technical and Community College
S
Saint Cloud, MN
 
St Cloud Technical and Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,931enrollment
  • $8,680net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.16Avg GPA

54 miles from Brainerd

Saint Johns University
S
Collegeville, MN
Saint Johns University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#6 Best Private Colleges in Minnesota

  • 1,668enrollment
  • $28,128net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 945-1195SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

54 miles from Brainerd

College of Saint Benedict
S
Saint Joseph, MN
College of Saint Benedict

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Private Colleges in Minnesota

  • 1,668enrollment
  • $27,960net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1200SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.57Avg GPA

55 miles from Brainerd

Saint Cloud State University
S
Saint Cloud, MN
Saint Cloud State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Public Universities in Minnesota

  • 11,841enrollment
  • $13,697net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1250SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.26Avg GPA

56 miles from Brainerd

Minnesota School of Business Waite Park
M
Waite Park, MN
 
Minnesota School of Business Waite Park

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 141enrollment
  • $16,701net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

56 miles from Brainerd

Alexandria Technical & Community College
A
Alexandria, MN
 
Alexandria Technical & Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,549enrollment
  • $12,976net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

65 miles from Brainerd

Itasca Community College
I
Grand Rapids, MN
 
Itasca Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,058enrollment
  • $11,019net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

70 miles from Brainerd

Pine Technical College
P
Pine City, MN
 
Pine Technical College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,724enrollment
  • $9,761net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

70 miles from Brainerd

Minnesota School of Business Elk River
M
Elk River, MN
 
Minnesota School of Business Elk River

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 135enrollment
  • $17,095net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

78 miles from Brainerd

Northwest Technical College
N
Bemidji, MN
 
Northwest Technical College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 825enrollment
  • $11,215net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

82 miles from Brainerd

Oak Hills Christian College
O
Bemidji, MN
 
Oak Hills Christian College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 103enrollment
  • $17,485net price
  • 63%acceptance rate
  • 880-1000SAT range
  • 17-21ACT range
  • 3.07Avg GPA

81 miles from Brainerd

Bemidji State University
B
Bemidji, MN
 
Bemidji State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Public Universities in Minnesota

  • 4,577enrollment
  • $14,924net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.26Avg GPA

84 miles from Brainerd

Anoka Technical College
A
Anoka, MN
 
Anoka Technical College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,683enrollment
  • $13,362net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

87 miles from Brainerd

Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College
F
Cloquet, MN
 
Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,639enrollment
  • $9,336net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

87 miles from Brainerd

Anoka Ramsey Community College
A
Coon Rapids, MN
 
Anoka Ramsey Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 8,482enrollment
  • $11,982net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

91 miles from Brainerd

Minnesota State Community and Technical College
M
Fergus Falls, MN
 
Minnesota State Community and Technical College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,757enrollment
  • $10,233net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

91 miles from Brainerd

Ridgewater College
R
Willmar, MN
 
Ridgewater College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,176enrollment
  • $10,664net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

94 miles from Brainerd

FAQ's

The closest community college is Central Lakes College Brainerd and is 1 miles from Brainerd. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Central Lakes College Brainerd are $5,759 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Central Lakes College Brainerd has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met.