Higher Education

infographic showing educational attainment levels in Elk River

Higher Education

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 • Anoka

Anoka-Ramsey Community College
www.anokaramsey.edu • Coon Rapids

St. Cloud State University
www.stcloudstate.edu • St. Cloud

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
www.umn.edu • Minneapolis

University of St. Thomas
www.stthomas.edu • St. Paul