The City of Elk River also offers a variety of opportunities in higher education, with 19 public and private colleges in the area. Two industry-leading schools of science and engineering — the University of Minnesota and the University of St. Thomas — are just 35 minutes from the city.
Anoka-Hennepin Technical College
www.anokatech.edu • Location: Anoka
Anoka-Ramsey Community College
www.anokaramsey.edu • Location: Coon Rapids
St. Cloud State University
www.stcloudstate.edu • Location: St. Cloud