Higher Education for the 21st Century

Welcome to Minerva


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

In support of our shared commitment to helping high-achieving students thrive, we are offering a $5,000, need-based scholarship to a PTK student, admitted to Minerva.*

Minerva also offers the opportunity to concurrently pursue a Master's degree during your undergraduate study, an attractive option for transfer students. You can apply up to 8 units of credit earned at a previous institution, toward your undergraduate degree, enabling you to graduate in four years with both a Bachelor's and Master's degree. Learn more about the Masters of Applied Arts & Sciences opportunity below.

We are now accepting applications for Fall 2017 enrollment. 

Complete the admissions process by the March 15, Regular Decision II deadline.

Global Experience
Innovative Learning
Accelerated Future
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 with our online application and share your basic information. You will then gain access to the Admission Center, and an admissions process that allows you to showcase skills and achievements in unique ways.

Minerva's tuition is less than a quarter of that at other top institutions, like those in the Ivy league. But we go further, providing need-based financial aid through scholarships, work study and loans. All qualified students are eligible, regardless of where you come from.

As a PTK member, you are eligible for a special $5,000 need-based scholarship, to be applied towards Minerva's first-year tuition. If admitted, you will automatically be considered for this special scholarship — no extra essay or application required.*

Transfer students make up  ~17% of Minerva's student body, coming from what are widely considered top in the world. 

Apply now, and see why.

*If the scholarship is still available, RD II applicants will be considered. All applicants who submit the appropriate forms will still be considered for standard Financial Aid at Minerva. 



March 15, 2017
Regular Decision II Deadline
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