Value of a Minerva Education

Higher education should not cost a fortune


Most U.S. institutions are able to charge exorbitant amounts — even rewarded for it by flawed ranking systems — while their students continue to graduate ill-prepared for the world beyond campus.

Minerva is different.

At Minerva, your degree is affordable — a fraction of the cost of other top-tier institutions — and the education is superior, with results to prove it. After only freshman year, Minerva students outranked all graduating U.S. seniors on the CLA+, an unbiased assessment of learning effectiveness.

Real-world exposure and practical experience further ensure that you graduate well-equipped for an increasingly interconnected world. 

Minerva can accelerate your path to success.

The Regular Decision I deadline is January 15, 2018. 

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 Experiential Learning
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 & Financial Aid
Discover Accessible Admissions
Demonstrate who you are, how you think, and what you have accomplished: your true self, not essays and standardized test scores.
Holistic Admissions Process
Take the first step.

No application fee

No quotas, or enrollment caps of any kind

No SATs or other standardized tests

You are only competing with yourself for a place at Minerva

The experience is challenging, but applying to Minerva is simple. Begin the admissions process with the application form, which asks for basic information about who you are and your academic history. You will then gain access to a personalized Admissions Center, where you will be guided through the remaining steps of a unique and holistic admissions process.

Apply by the January 15 Regular Decision I Deadline.

Are you ready for a challenge?



January 15, 2018
Regular Decision I Deadline
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