The city is served by the St. Cloud school district. They serve not only St. Cloud but also adjacent areas like Augusta, Clearwater, Waite Par, St. Joseph and lastly the Haven Township. There are eight elementary schools, a K-8 school and 2 High Schools.
- Cloud University
- Cloud Technical and Community College
- Rasmussen College
- Globe University/Minnesota School of Business
- College of St. Scholastica
- College of St. Benedict
- John’s University