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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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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 our practice test

Wondering if you're Mensa material? Take the Mensa Practice Test for just $9.99 in September and you'll know the likelihood of success on our official Admission Test.

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At the Crossroads of America, more than 1,700 Mensans from around the country and, indeed, the globe converged for five days of #nerdcamp. Relive the memories or see what you missed in this perspicacious photo gallery.

San Diego Comic-Con wanted to know “Why Geek is the New Cool,” and Mensa gladly helped provide the answer. American Mensa hosted a Comic-Con panel to explore the recent surge in popularity of quirky, intelligent — yet relatable — protagonists in pop culture.

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Events

National

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.

Mind Games

Join a few hundred new and longtime board-game friends at Mind Games at the Galaxy Banquet Center 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

Join us Sep. 28-30 for Peachtreat 43, where we'll be celebrating the concept of "prime," including things that are primal, primary, and primitive. Come find out if we are ready for prime time!

Reports of our demise have been greatly exaggerated! Join us Sept. 28-30 for Columbus Area Mensa's 2018 RG — We're Not Dead Yet!

Join us for four days of the biggest RG out there. We'll have speakers, games, lavish hospitality, dances, our epic pun-filled costume contest, pretentious drinking, excursions, camaraderie, and so much more!

Wicked Good! 2018
October 26-28

We're taking over the Great Wolf Lodge for the fourth year with games, tournaments, crafts track, two speaker tracks, puzzles, a costume party, adult coloring books, and our famous Hospitality.