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Student Choice Private Lending Solution

Looking for a better way to pay for college? Mid-Minnesota has an alternative student loan program that helps students fill the funding gaps that federal aid can leave behind. Unlike other alternative loan products, Mid-Minnesota’s Student Choice private lending solution offers zero origination fees, lower interest rates and flexible repayment options. For additional information or to apply online, go to

Central Lakes College in Brainerd & Staples is an approved school for student loans! 

Click for "approved schools"  through out the United States and see the below list of approved schools in Minnesota.

  • Augsburg College 
  • Bemidji State 
  • Bethany Lutheran College
  • Bethel University
  • Carleton College
  • Central Lakes College
  • College of Saint Scholastica
  • College of St Benedict
  • Concordia College - Moorhead
  • Concordia University - Saint Paul
  • Crown College
  • Dunwoody College of Technology
  • Gustavus Adolphus College
  • Hamline University
  • Luther Seminary
  • Macalester College
  • Martin Luther College
  • Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  • Metropolitan State University
  • Minneapolis College of Art & Design
  • Minnesota Sate Community and Technical 
  • Minnesota State University- Mankato 
  • Minnesota State University, Moorhead
  • North Central University
  • Northwestern Health Sciences University
  • Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota
  • Southwest Minnesota State University
  • St Catherine University
  • St Cloud State University
  • St Cloud Technical and Community
  • St Johns University - MN
  • St Olaf College
  • University of Minnesota
  • University of Minnesota- Crookston
  • University of Minnesota- Duluth
  • University of Minnesota - Morris
  • University of Minnesota - Twin Cities/Rochester
  • University of Northwestern – St. Paul
  • University of St Thomas
  • Winona State University