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 shares MEET's mission to empower the next generation by highlighting the importance of role of cultural understanding in education. Furthermore, Minerva teaches the relevant skills and enables opportunity for the hands-on experience needed for success.

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 San Francisco
Learn more about Minerva Students

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

Photo: Bob Miller