Fill the void in your current education by transferring to Minerva.

Minerva students who transferred from other universities often felt that something was missing from their educational experience. Whether you feel trapped in a campus “bubble,” isolated by a homogenous student body, unchallenged by tedious lectures, or anxious about preparing for the future, Minerva may be what you are looking for.

Complete the admissions process by March 15, 2017/
Some of the ways Minerva has improved upon traditional higher education include:


• Global Residential Experience
• Rigorous Academics
• Lifelong Career Development
• Merit-based Admissions
• Accessible Tuition & Aid


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Transferring to Minerva is an opportunity to change the course of your education.

Challenge yourself to depart the traditional path. At Minerva you will experience the world, learn in a demanding academic setting, prepare for a lifetime of professional achievement, and join a unique community of top international students.
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.
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.
Prepare for a Lifetime of Professional Success
Professional development begins in your first year, with advice, access, and advocacy provided throughout your entire career.
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.
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.
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“When I made the decision to attend Minerva, my classmates and parents thought I was crazy and reckless: leaving a top liberal arts college to go to a new and largely unknown school. However, after really probing into its curricular design, diverse activities, and global residency, I was convinced that this was the place for me.”
Jia “Lucy” Chen, China
Minerva Class of 2019
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Lucy (Jia) Chen Portrait

Accelerate your intellectual growth by graduating with two degrees in only four years.

The concurrent Master’s in Applied Arts & Sciences allows you to complete both your Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree in parallel. If you take on the additional course load, you will be prepared to contribute to prospective employers or graduate programs at a very high level.

Applying to Minerva is the first step on your new educational journey.

Begin by filling out the application form, including basic information about who you are and your academic history. If admitted, you can transfer up to eight credits from your current institution and you have the option of earning a Master’s degree while you complete your undergraduate courses.

Benefits of Applying/

• No SATs or other standardized tests

 No application fee

 No ethnic, gender, or national bias

• Low tuition costs

• Need-based financial aid

 Up to eight transfer credits

• Earn two degrees in four years

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If you are ready to leave the traditional path, apply to Minerva by completing the admissions process by March 15, 2017.

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