Schools and Libraries

Families in Arden Hills are served by two award-winning school districts, Mounds View and Roseville. Additionally, the city is home to two private 4-year universities, Bethel University and University of Northwestern, St. Paul. 

Classroom with three people sitting at desks and a teacher in the front of the room

Elementary & Secondary Schools

Most homes within the city lie within the boundaries of the Mounds View School District (District 621), but homes in the far southeast corner of the city are in the Roseville School District (District 623).


  • Bethel University, a private interdenominational Christian university, is located in Arden Hills off the east shores of Lake Valentine. 
  • University of Northwestern - St. Paul, a private Christian liberal arts university, is located on a campus that lies partially in Arden Hills and partially in Roseville, bordering the southern edge of Lake Johanna.


Arden Hills residents are served by nearby Ramsey County libraries in Roseville, New Brighton and Shoreview.