Minerva Schools At Keck Graduate Institute

Minerva Schools at Keck Graduate Institute is best known by the acronym KGI and was formed in 2012 to provide top-notch liberal arts and science education through a robust online learning platform.  KGI espouses a series of values critical to student success that include critical wisdom, meaningful creation, amplified potential, and purposeful integrity.

Minerva Schools at KGI has its degree programs accredited through the Western Senior Commission on Universities and Colleges (WSCUC).  Minerva Schools at Keck Graduate Institute offers five different undergraduate colleges offering the following programs:

Social Sciences :

Designing Societies, Economic Markets, Theory & Analysis in the Social Sciences, Empirical approach to the Social Sciences, Mind & Emotion, and Global Governance.

Computational Sciences :

Computational Theory & Analysis, Applied Problem Solving, Mathematics & Operations Research, Contemporary Knowledge Discovery, Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence, and Data Science & Statistics.

Business :

Business Life Cycle, Strategic Finance, Brand Creation & Management, Managing Operational Complexity, and Mergers, Acquisitions, Partnerships, & Sales.

Natural Science :

Molecules & Atoms, Earth’s Systems, Research Analysis in Natural Sciences, Cells & Organisms, Theoretical Foundations of Natural Sciences, and Designing Solutions.

Arts & Humanities :

Humanities Analysis, Humanities Foundation, Historical Forces, Humanities Applications, Dynamics of the Arts & Literature, Philosophy, Ethics, and Law.

A unique aspect of the KGI experience is the concept of lifelong support.  What this means in lay terms is that the professional development agency at KGI will help lay a foundation for meaningful work in your area of emphasis and provide guidance & support as your career advances.  In addition to the lifelong support model, work and/or internship opportunities are forged by the PDA team while students are in school.  Practical, hands-on learning in a real-world environment will help fuse academic concepts with pragmatic experience in addition to building your professional network.

Admissions at KGI are merit based.  In other words, your efforts and qualifications trump other factors that may cloud decision-making at other institutions.  Another valuable aspect of the KGI admissions process is the notion of unlimited enrollment.  Unlike traditional colleges and universities, the KGI model is online and can scale to fit qualified students from semester to semester of any size.  What this means for you is that you no longer complete for limited space but compete for entrance based on your merits.

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Programs Offered

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Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

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Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$23,563
Receiving Student Loans13%$2,905