Higher Education for the 21st Century

Welcome to Minerva


Combining innovative curriculum with immersive global experience, Minerva is the only university built for 21st century change makers.

In support of a shared commitment to cultivating global citizens and lifelong learners, we are offering a $10,000 scholarship for an Olympiad student, admitted to Minerva, who exhibits financial need.

The Early Action deadline is November 1, 2017. 

Do you have what it takes?

Global Experience
Innovative Learning
Accessible Admissions
100 % merit-based admission:

No application fee

No SATs or other standardized tests

No quotas of any kind

No enrollment maximum 

The experience is challenging, but applying to Minerva is simple. Begin our unique admissions process with the online application. From there, you will gain access to a personalized Admission Center, where you will be guided through a series of engaging challenges that allows you to demonstrate your skills; if you enjoy Olympiad, you will enjoy Minerva's challenges. In addition, you will be asked to share your proudest accomplishments both in an outside academics — another opportunity to showcase your Olympiad achievements.

Minerva's tuition less than a quarter of that at other top universities, but we also provide need-based financial aid for all qualified students, regardless of where they come from.

As an Olympiad, you are will be automatically considered for a special $10,000 need-based scholarship, if admitted — now additional application needed.

Are you ready for a challenge?



Early Action Deadline
November 1, 2017
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