Higher Education for the 21st Century

Welcome to Minerva


Combining an innovative curriculum with an unparalleled, immersive global experience, Minerva is the only university built to prepare students for success in the 21st century. Many current Minerva students participated in Model United Nations in high school, introducing them to global issues, collaborative problem-solving, and integrating academics and extracurricular interests.

As an institution committed to supporting youth to be effective global leaders, we are offering a scholarship in addition to need-based aid to one student from Model UN admitted to the class of 2027 during the Early Action or Regular Decision I cycles. This scholarship will cover the loan portion of the selected student's financial aid package during the 2023-2024 academic year. The selected student will be the admit who demonstrates the highest financial need out of all admits associated with Model UN.

We are now accepting applications for Fall 2023 enrollment.

Global Experience
Innovative Learning
Accessible Admissions

Julian, Class of 2019, shares how by exploring the city of Hyderabad he was able to expand his understanding of Psychology and redefine his perspective on cultural immersion.

Zoey Haar & Jake Schaeffer, Class of 2019
100 % merit-based admission:

No application fee

No SATs or other standardized tests

No quotas of any kind

No enrollment maximum

We are committed to treating every applicant equally, so all admissions decisions are based solely on merit. In addition, all admitted students are eligible to receive need-based financial aid through low-interest loans, work study, and if needed, additional scholarships.



Applications for Fall 2023 are now open.

Maria Budig
Meet Minerva MUN Students

Hear from Maria, Class of 2021, how her MUN experience prepared her for Minerva.

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