Minerva University


Minerva University

At Minerva you will experience the world and learn the skills needed to change it. If you share the intellectual curiosity and ambition of other top students, we have a place for you. But you must be ready to earn it. Minerva offers an innovative undergraduate program combines four years of world travel and rigorous, interdisciplinary study, together with a diverse group of intellectually-curious, international students.

Academic Programs

  • Science
  • Technology
  • Liberal Arts
  • Business
  • Government/Political Science
  • Social Science
  • Computational Sciences

Student experience

  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Distance/online learning

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


Applicants to Minerva do not need to submit any standardize test scores or letters of recommendation. Instead, we ask you to show us how you think through 6 challenges, what you are proud of by sharing 6 accomplishments, and your academic success through your transcript.


Minerva evaluates transfer applications in the same process as first year students. You will be asked to submit three years of academic history, which will include your secondary school if you are in your first couple of years at university.

Additional Information

We are need-blind in our admissions process for all applicants, regardless of country of origin. We encourage you to complete your financial aid application as soon as possible to ensure you receive your package at the time of your admissions decision.

“The Minerva community is a bond like no others I have experienced before. We are all different, but share this unique passion for life, adventure, and learning that makes every Minerva student part of a family.”

Stephanie, Student, Class of 2025
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Admissions office

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School location

1145 Market St, 9th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103, United States of America

Phone number

(415) 649-7658