Minerva is an intensive four-year undergraduate education designed to prepare you for success in today’s rapidly changing global context. With rigorous academics, small seminars conducted on our proprietary platform, and four years of immersive global study, Minerva is the first university experience built for the 21st century.
In support of a shared commitment to cultivating global leaders and lifelong learners, we are offering a $40,000 scholarship (distributed across 4 years) for an Aspire Academy student, admitted to Minerva, who exhibits financial need.*
Extended Decision is offered by invitation only. If your application looks promising, we will invite you to continue the admissions process.
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. Complete the online application and share your basic information. Once you submit this form, you will gain access to the Admission Center and a unique admissions process that allows you to showcase your skills and achievements in a unique way not possible in other university applications.
Not only is Minerva's tuition less than a quarter of that at other top universities, but we also provide need-based financial aid through scholarships, work study and loans. All qualified students are eligible, regardless of where you come from.
As an Aspire program participant you are also eligible for a $40,000 need-based scholarship (distributed over 4 years). If accepted to Minerva, you will automatically be considered for this special scholarship.*
Apply now, and begin a new journey.
*Extended Decision is offered by invitation only. If your application looks promising, we will invite you to continue the admissions process.
Our students are all extremely bright, driven, and curious — innate qualities that are geographically distributed and found at every socioeconomic level. We believe these qualities, in addition to their outstanding academic achievement, deserve to be nurtured. In this video you will learn about three Minerva students and their hopes for realizing a more enlightened, prosperous, sustainable, and peaceful world.