Minerva is the first university experience built for the 21st century scholar, offering an intensive four-year undergraduate education designed to prepare you for today’s rapidly changing global context.
Combining rigorous academics with small seminars and an immersive global study, Minerva's mission is to empower the next generation by equipping students with the relevant skills and the hands-on experience needed for success. IDF unit 8200 alumni have the mature perspective and technological experience to both benefit from and contribute to Minerva's diverse undergraduate experience.
We are no longer accepting applications for Fall 2020 enrollment. If you are interested in applying for a subsequent class, you may begin the first part of the application on our website, and we will reach out to inform you when the admissions process reopens.
No application fee
No SATs or other standardized tests
No quotas of any kind
No enrollment maximum
Minerva's tuition is less than a third of that at other top universities, and goes further, providing need-based financial aid to all qualified students are eligible, regardless of where they come from.
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.
Read about Minerva students' experiences, in their own words, on our Medium channel .