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GREATER Education

The city of St. Cloud's largest public school system is the St. Cloud Area ISD #742.  St. Cloud's largest private school system is the St. Cloud Catholic Schools system. 

St. Cloud's largest university is St. Cloud State University (SCSU) is the state's second-largest public university.  SCSU is ranked as an "American's Top College" by Forbes magazine based on student satisfaction, post-graduate success, student debt, graduation rate and academic success and ranked as a "Money's Best College" by Money magazine based on quality of education, affordability and outcomes.
St. Cloud's largest community college is the St. Cloud Community & Technical College. The college proudly claims a 97% job placement rate within one year of graduation.
There are more than 35,000 enrolled students currently studying in the St. Cloud MSA.

Public Education (K-12)

School Names Grades Enrollment
ISD#742 K-12 10,139 students (2015)
Stride Academy K-8 Not available
Athlos Academy K-12 Not available
Source: totals

Private Education (K-12)

School Name Grades Enrollment
All Saints Academy Pre K-6 Not available
St. Katharine Drexel School Pre K-6 Not available
St. Elizabeth Ann Seaton School Pre K-6 Not available
Cathedral High School 7-12 600+ students
St. Cloud Christian School K-12 Not available

Higher Education (City)

School Name Programs Enrollment
St. Cloud State University Nearly 200 majors, minors and pre-professional programs 15,092 students (2016)
St. Cloud Technical & Community College Business, Construction Technology, Health, Liberal Arts and Science, Manufacturing Technology, Nursing and Transportation Technology 6,360 students (2016)
Rasmussen College Offers 2 and 4 year degrees in 38 different programs of studing including Health Sciences, Business, Justice Studies, Nursing and Technology and Design 825 students
To view a 20-Minute Drive Demographic Map for St. Cloud State University, click here.
To view a 20-Minute Drive Demographic Map for the St. Cloud Technical & Community College, click here.

Higher Education (St. Cloud MSA)

Programs Enrollment
St. Benedict/St. John's University 3,860 students
Minnesota School of Business 271 students
College of St. Scholastica 160 students
Source: Greater St. Cloud Development Corporation 2015 Region Overview
To view a map of the major education facilities in the St. Cloud MSA, click here.
2013 Graduation
Graduate Employment Outcomes Tool
The MN Dept. of Employment and Economic Development developed the Graduate Employment Outcomes Tool to show how many recent Minnesota graduates found Minnesota jobs one and two years after graduation.  It shows median wages earned and the top industries where graduates found jobs.  User can search by year, location, award type, institution types and instructional program.  This tool is especially useful for prospective students, to set realistic expectations for employment and wages following graduation in a specific program.  To learn more about this tool, click here.