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We have supervised tests scheduled across the United States. Attend one in your area, then score at or above the 98th percentile to be invited to join American Mensa.

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Submit your past scores

Qualify the quick, easy way by sending us evidence of scores from prior intelligence tests you've taken. We'll review your past testing for just $30 this December.

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Take our practice test

Wondering if you're Mensa material? With this test, you'll know in 30 minutes the likelihood of success on our official Admission Test. Still wondering?

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In a new documentary set to air in November on PBS, Mensan Suzanne Garber lays bare some of the frustrating intricacies of the U.S. health care system in light of how other countries operate and how their citizens engage in their own health.

I wasn’t supposed to yank this wailing woman out of a La-Z-Boy, wasn’t supposed to get clubbed in the head with a bottle of Beefeater by an uncle who thought I didn’t know enough to care. I wasn’t supposed to celebrate my 40th birthday in Buffalo General’s room 720.

From Modafinil and similar nootropics to gene editing and brain-computer interfaces — will our seemingly endless quest for neuroenhancement forever end in "Flowers for Algernon"?

If you feel like the pace of life is speeding up, that news, information and new technologies are moving faster and faster, you’re not alone. A new global survey on financial, political and social issues reveals future-shaping divides.

300 Mensans persevered through 42 hours of nonstop tabletop action, winnowing 74 new-to-market games to just these five — our 2017 Mensa Select winners.

“Should I be in Mensa?” Meet Mensan artists and authors, educators and innovators from every walk of life — all members who've decided it was the right fit for them.

People magazine has hailed teenage Mensan Natalie Hampton as one of the "25 Women Changing the World in 2017" for her work to deter bullying.

We spoke with with the author of all 365 puzzles in this year's Mensa calendars, Fraser Simpson, to learn more about what makes a good brain teaser and how one becomes a creator of conundrums.



Foundation Colloquium

For decades now, manufacturing has been evolving, driven by macro- and micro-economic forces as well as advances in technology. We'll examine the economic, technological, educational, and geopolitical ramifications of how things are made and distributed.

Annual Gathering

If your impression of Indianapolis is racetracks and cornfields, get ready to be amazed. Downtown Indy has been lauded by USA Today, Condé Nast Traveler, Zagat, and The New York Times (among others) for its cultural attractions, walkability, great food and nightlife, museums, and so much more.

Mind Games

Join a few hundred new and longtime board-game friends at Mind Games at the Crowne Plaza Denver for a weekend of playing new-to-the-market games. After a weekend of nonstop game play, you decide which games earn the coveted Mensa Select® seal.

Regional & Local

Winter Solstice RG
December 15-17

Join Central Pennsylvania Mensa Dec. 15–17, 2017 for our Winter Solstice RG.

Snowball XLIV
March 2-4

You are invited to the longest-running and best Regional Gathering: CNJM's Snowball 44!

April 20-22

You're invited to a weekend packed with activities galore for the whole family, filled with speakers, games room, tournaments and special events!

Come join us at the best party in the southwest as we travel forward and backward through time! We will have speakers, games, workshops, and our world-famous Hospitality.