Higher Education for the 21st Century

An Education Built For You


Minerva is the first university experience built for the 21st century scholar, offering an intensive four-year undergraduate education designed to prepare you for today’s rapidly changing global context. 

Combining rigorous academics with small seminars and an immersive global study, Minerva's mission is to empower the next generation by equipping students with the relevant skills and the hands-on experience needed for success. IDF unit 8200 alumni have the mature perspective and technological experience to both benefit from and contribute to Minerva's diverse undergraduate experience.

If you are interested in applying for Fall 2022 enrollment or later, 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. 

Global Experience
Innovative Learning
Accessible Admissions
100% merit-based admission:

No application fee

No SATs or other standardized tests

No quotas of any kind

No enrollment maximum

Minerva's tuition is less than a third of that at other top universities, and goes further, providing need-based financial aid to all qualified students are eligible, regardless of where they come from.




Our students are all extremely bright, driven, and curious — innate qualities that are geographically distributed and found at every socioeconomic level. We believe these qualities, in addition to their outstanding academic achievement, deserve to be nurtured. In this video, you will learn about three Minerva students and their hopes for realizing a more enlightened, prosperous, sustainable, and peaceful world.

Andrew Hida and Jessey Dearing
Students in the city purchasing groceries - Buenos Aires
Learn more about Minerva Students

Read about Minerva students' experiences, in their own words, on our Medium channel .

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