Arden Hills' K-12 student population attends Valentine Hills Elementary School and Mounds View High School, both which are a part of Independent School District 621 (Mounds View Public Schools). The city is also the home of Bethel University and the Minnesota campus for Northwestern College. Bethel University is a private, Christian based university that regularly receives good rankings and reviews from U.S. News & World Report. The university formerly known as Bethel College was established in 1871 and has a current enrollment of approximately 2,900 undergraduate students and almost 2,700 postgraduates. Northwestern College is a private non-denominational Christian college with campuses in Arden Hills and Roseville. Approximately 3,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students attend Northwestern College. The college offers 55 bachelor's degree programs and 2 master's degree programs.