Sutton Trust & Minerva

A Global University Experience


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

Minerva is offering a need-based scholarship for a Sutton Trust participant, admitted this year. Combining rigorous academics with immersive global experience, Minerva is the only university the prepares you for success in a globalized world. 

The Regular Decision II deadline is March 15, 2018. 

Do you have what it takes?

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 Experience
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 & Aid
Complete the Unique Admissions Process
Demonstrate who you are, how you think, and what you have accomplished: your true self, not essays and standardized test scores.

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 a Sutton Trust scholar, you will automatically be considered for this special need-based scholarship if admitted — no extra application required.

• No SATs or other standardized tests

• No application fee

• No ethnic, gender, or national bias

• Low tuition costs

• Need-based financial aid

* All applicants who demonstrate need are eligible for financial aid at Minerva.

Students walking around Berlin

Apply by the March 15, 2018 Regular Decision II deadline, and, if admitted, you'll be well on your way towards a truly global undergraduate experience beginning 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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