Higher Education for the 21st Century

A Global University Experience

 

Combining rigorous academics with immersive global experience, Minerva is the only university built for the 21st century. Join a diverse group of intellectually-curious, international students, as you experience the world and learn the skills needed to change it.

We are no longer accepting applications for Fall 2018 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. 

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.
Admissions
VIDEO // GLOBAL IMMERSION

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/

The first part of the admissions process is the application form, including basic information about who you are and your academic history. Sharing your ZeeMee profile is just one way to tell your story and celebrate your accomplishments in the Minerva application. 

• No SATs or other standardized tests

• No application fee

• No ethnic, gender, or national bias

• Low tuition costs

• Need-based financial aid

Students walking around Berlin

Begin the admissions process by completing the application form, and gain access to a personalized Admissions Center where you'll be guided through the remaining steps.

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Learn about 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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