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Experience student life at Minerva

We invited award-winning documentary filmmaker Shaul Schwarz to live with our Founding Class students. The result is an in-depth view of student life at Minerva.

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Student Life

Student Life

Global Cultural Immersion

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A Minerva education challenges you beyond your coursework. Each residential location is an opportunity to learn new customs and explore new areas of knowledge. By engaging directly with multiple cities and diverse cultures, you expand your understanding and broaden your worldview.

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Accomplished Educators

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Our Founding Deans are among the most expert in their fields. They have been selected for their outstanding academic achievements, their worldly perspectives and, above all, their dedication to teaching students the critical skills necessary for success in a rapidly evolving world.

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Interactive Seminar Experience

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All classes are taught via live interactive seminars, with fewer than 20 students. Deliberately designed to improve your educational experience, the advanced video platform facilitates personal engagement and modes of instruction not possible in a traditional classroom setting.

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Pivotal Moments

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Many in our Founding Class made the decision to leave traditional undergraduate programs to attend Minerva. In the Pivotal Moments series, our students share why they chose to change their educational paths.

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Reinventing the University Experience


Reinventing the University Experience

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Founder Ben Nelson and Founding Dean Stephen Kosslyn, Ph.D., describe what makes Minerva unique among other highly selective universities. From the founding principles to the structured curriculum, the learning experience is designed to enhance your intellectual growth and accelerate your career trajectory.

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Information Sessions

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We are offering a series of live discussions for prospective students and their parents, as well as college counselors interested in learning more about Minerva

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If you are not a student, or aren’t yet ready to apply, but want to be kept informed about Minerva, please join the Minerva community.

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