A Global University Experience

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Experience the world and learn the skills needed to change it.

Combining rigorous academics with deep global immersion, Minerva is the only university that prepares you for success in an interconnected world.

Estudar students may be eligible for a $40,000 need-based scholarship, distributed over four years, to attend Minerva.

The Early Action Deadline is fast approaching, but there is still time complete our unique admissions process. Complete by November 1, 2017 and receive an admissions decision by December 15.

Ailén on ALF in San Francisco
Key Program Elements
Immerse Yourself in Seven World Cultures
You will live and learn in seven of the most vibrant cities in the world during your four years of undergraduate study.
Global Experiential Learning
Explore Broadly as You Learn Deeply
The innovative pedagogy, curriculum, and classes are deliberately designed to teach you the skills needed to solve complex problems.
Academic Programs
Prepare for a Lifetime of Professional Success
Professional development begins in your first year, with advice, access, and advocacy provided throughout your entire career.
Career Development
Join a Community of Global Citizens
Merit-based admissions, affordable tuition, and generous aid foster the most diverse student body at any university in the world.
Tuition & Financial Aid
Discover Accessible Admissions
Demonstrate who you are, how you think, and what you have accomplished: your true self, not essays and standardized test scores.
Holistic Admissions Process

From morning rituals like running and yoga to intensive, location-based learning with leading figures and organizations, Minerva also offers a wide range of stimulating pursuits outside of class.

This film, shot over the course of a single day in San Francisco, exhibits the depth and breadth of the student experience in the first residential location.

Video: Andrew Hida and Jesse Dearing

Minerva is your opportunity to prove yourself, but first you need to apply.

100% Merit-Based Admissions/

Begin the admissions process with the application form, which asks for basic information about who you are and your academic history. You will then gain access to a personalized Admissions Center, where you will be guided through the remaining steps of a unique and holistic admissions process.

As an Estudar scholar, if admitted you will automatically be considered for this special $40,000 scholarship.

• No SATs or other standardized tests

• No application fee

• No ethnic, gender, or national bias

• Low tuition costs

• Need-based financial aid

Students during a jam session at the residence hall

Apply by the November 1 Early Action Deadline and, if admitted, you'll be invited to Ascent, Minerva's weekend for admitted students, in San Francisco.

Hear From Minerva Students

In their own words, Minerva students share their experiences on our Medium channel.

Photos: Bob Miller; Marcus Reichmann/Blink
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