Minerva is nurturing critical wisdom for the sake of the world.

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Because our future depends on better leaders, smarter innovators, and more informed global citizens, we are preparing the next generations of exceptional, lifelong learners to work together in solving the most complex challenges of our time.

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Minerva is deeply principled and dedicated to enhancing your potential and enabling your success.

We are intensely focused on improving our collective future by advancing your individual development. Our organization is defined by seven Guiding Principles, which inform every decision we make, from outreach and admissions to academics, residential life, and professional development.

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Ben Nelson speaks to Minerva staff and faculty at the San Francisco headquarters.

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The Minerva Schools at KGI are built upon a powerful alliance.

Minerva offers its extraordinary degree programs in collaboration with one of the most innovative graduate institutions in the world: KGI (Keck Graduate Institute). KGI, a leader in the applied sciences, is the newest member of the esteemed Claremont Consortium, often called the “Ivies of the West.”

Introduction to Minerva

Ben Nelson, Founder of Minerva, and Stephen M. Kosslyn, Ph.D., Founding Dean of the Minerva Schools at KGI, provide an introduction to the vision, pedagogy, and learning platform at the heart of the reinvented university experience.

 
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