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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 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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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.

Creating an educational toy that’s both useful as a teaching tool for educators and still fun for kids is no easy task. But Mensan Kelly Recinos enjoys a good challenge.

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.


Events

National

Mensa's 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, our AG spans five days and features a sprawl of talks, games, and entertainment. Kansas City is a revolution of creativity, music, food, art, and spirit … and we get to enjoy it all week! Connect with M’s from around the globe, reunite with old friends — and make some new ones. Missouri loves company, after all!

Mensa Foundation Colloquium

Before it hits our plates, there’s a lot that goes on behind the scenes with what we eventually eat. At Colloquium 2020, we’ll explore the latest developments in food science, including investigations into food safety, emerging food and agricultural technologies, maintaining stable food supplies globally, and more. Join us — and bring an appetite!


Regional & Local

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.

Join Greater Phoenix Mensa Nov. 28-30 for Phoenix Phiesta XXXVII: “The After AG / RG,” featuring 30+ programs to inform, stimulate, and amuse, games galore, and an awesome all-day kids track.

Join Cincinnati Area Mensa for three days of speakers, mental games and tournaments, and tasty meals.

Bigger than a house party, smaller than WeeM; just hundreds of Chicago Area Mensa’s games, plenty of tables, and well over 100 friendly, albeit competitive players.