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Enjoy 10 percent off Private Testing for the month of April! Score at or above the 98th percentile to be invited to join American Mensa. 

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Qualify the quick, easy way by sending us evidence of scores from prior intelligence tests you’ve taken. For individuals younger than 14, this is the only way to qualify.

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Wondering if you’re Mensa material? You’ll know in 30 minutes the likelihood of success on our official admission test. 

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Polka-Dot Brain

The mother of a child with disabilities knows: No amount of   smiling at a flight of stairs has ever turned it into a ramp — but there’s still reason to smile.

Lincoln 2.0

Could we build an artificial intelligence that could think, make decisions, and communicate like the man most regarded as our greatest president, Abraham Lincoln?

20th-Century Genius, 21st-Century Idiot

When I was 16, we were given the SAT exams. I scored so well that 15 or so years later, those scores got me into Mensa.

No Need to M'splain Yourself: The Test

M’splain [EM-spleyn] verb: 1. to provide additional and/or specific detail on a topic, regardless of whether it is relevant, warranted, or welcome ...

Theodore Talks 2024: TEDer Than Ever

Local Group books compelling experts for monthly interactive series open to all Mensa members, including talks with a NASA Goddard Space Flight Center astrophysicist, an authority on BBQ, a master distiller, and a host of others.

Readers Have Spoken! 2 Books Are Best of the Best

Voting has ended and the results of our 2024 Mensa For Kids’ Battle of the Books literary challenge are in! Find out which titles came out on top.

At-home Learning Resources for Kids

As the school season begins anew, here's a friendly reminder that the Mensa Foundation is here to help. features a curated lists of free and low-cost educational resources to enrich your child’s mind and ignite their excitement about learning.

National Events

Annual Gathering | July 3-7, 2024

The largest yearly confab of Mensans anywhere, the American Mensa Annual Gathering started as a small, two-day meet-and-greet at the New York Belmont in 1963. The event now spans five days and features a sprawl of talks, games, and entertainment unlike any other.

Charlotte, N.C. | April 18 - 21

An annual tradition since 1990, Mind Games is a four-day board-game-judging marathon, during which the year’s five best new-to-market tabletop games are chosen and awarded the coveted Mensa Select® seal. Join hundreds of tabletop fanatics for a long weekend of around-the-clock board gaming.

Mensa Foundation Colloquium: Giftedness Across the Lifespan: Giftedness in the Workplace

The Mensa Foundation continues to better understand and support giftedness across the lifespan, focusing on the unique experiences, challenges, and opportunities that the neurodiverse face as they move through the contexts, ages, and stages of life.

Local & Regional Events

April 28, 2024

No group assigned

Larry Lester, co-founder of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, located near the 2024 AG site, will discuss how men of color changed the landscape of American baseball and proved that they could play on even terms with their white counterparts – and draw just as much interest from baseball fans.

May 19, 2024 from 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM CST

San Francisco Regional Mensa

Join in the discussion as our panel of four current science fiction writers discusses multiple possibilities in the realm of communication with beings sharing our world — and those that we may meet in our future explorations.

May 24–27, 2024

San Diego Mensa

Join us May 24-27 at the Holiday Inn San Diego Bayside, for San Diego uRGe 2024!