Families in Arden Hills are served by two award-winning school districts (Mounds View and Roseville). The city is home to two private universities.
Most homes within the city lie within the boundaries of the Mounds View School District (number 621), but homes in the far southeast corner of the city are in the Roseville School District (number 623).
Bethel University, a private interdenominational Christian university, is located in Arden Hills.
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.