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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. For individuals younger than 14, this is the only way to qualify.

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Take the Mensa 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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If you’re like me, it gets harder and harder to find the kind of creative, ingenious puzzles that challenge your imagination and mental agility. That changed when I fell in love with a radio show. And what happened when it loved me back changed my life.

Putting humans in space isn’t about exploration or national pride; it isn’t even about science. It’s about survival. A species that can look past short-term costs to the long-term benefit wins. It wins in the only way the universe cares — by staying alive.

Like the brain, studying human intelligence can be curious, particularly when it comes to correlating quantitative measurements with specific biological factors. That is what makes so impressive the research of Dr. Aron K. Barbey, winner of the 2019 Mensa Foundation Prize.


Three hundred Mensans and their guests — tabletop enthusiasts all — travel cross-country to review the year’s best new-to-market board games. Just five are awarded the coveted Mensa Select® seal. See which games made the cut.

For five days each summer, Mensans gather for food, fun, and fellowship. The Annual Gathering is a time to make new friends and to rekindle old friendships. Relive the fun in photos, and of course, tag yourself! (Photography by Sandy Marak)

With one swashbuckled boot planted firmly in the past and another stepping toward the future, a landing party of Mensans boldly told a packed Comic-Con audience what science fiction holds for them now and tomorrow.

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Events

National

Mind Games

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.

Annual Gathering

The largest yearly confab of Mensans anywhere, this event spans five days and features a sprawl of talks, games, and entertainment unlike any other. In Phoenix, you can beat the heat with the company of cool people, exciting tours, and a dizzying array of fascinating programs and special events.

Foundation Colloquium

This one-day educational symposium provides a forum to explore, debate, and evaluate a major issue of long-range importance to society. Colloquium 2019 will explore thee inherent intertwine of privacy rights and information technology, the balance between personal privacy and public security, and what privacy looks like in the 21st century.


Regional & Local

Mensa of Northeastern New York invites you to experience RechaRGe 2019: Flip this RG! Join us for fun parties, exciting speakers, a pub crawl, a wide variety of games and tournaments, and, for the first time ever, an escape room!

LonestaRG XXI — We're Legal, Y'all!
August 30 - September 2

There’s so much to talk about in the areas of drinking, prohibition, age restrictions, what’s legal and what isn’t, why things are and are not socially acceptable. Join us and explore interesting topics and speakers galore. And you’ll never have to drink alone (unless, of course, you want to).

Rivers 3 RG
August 30 - September 2

Join Western Pennsylvania Mensa on Aug. 30 - Sept. 2 for four days and three nights of food, speakers, games, tournaments, crafts, karaoke, and more at Rivers 3 RG!

Hosted at the prestigious Hilton Hotel Kuala Lumpur, the IBD Meeting brings together more than 50 National Mensa chairpersons from around the world who make up the International Board of Directors.