Frequently Asked Questions
Mensans are full of questions. Here are some of the most commonly asked questions about Mensa.
How Many People Belong to Mensa ?
American Mensa now has over 50,000 members; another 50,000 members belong to national Mensas in more than 98 countries throughout the world. Plains and Peaks Mensa has about 180 members living in southern Colorado.
What are Mensans Like?
Mensans come in all ages, shapes, and sizes and represent every education level from high school dropouts to Ph.Ds. Mensans work in a broad range of occupations and come from all economic levels.
How Much are the Membership Dues?
Current Annual Dues are $52 with discounts for additional family members and longer term memberships.
Does Mensa have Programs for Gifted Children?
Absolutely! American Mensa has more than 1,300 members under the age of 18 with the youngest being 3 years old. Visit the American Mensa Gifted Children's Page for more information.
Is Mensa for Me?
Only you can answer that. If what you're looking for is intelligent conversation, stimulating people, interesting activities and an opportunity to expand your world, the answer is yes.
Remember, one out of every 50 people qualifies for Mensa (over 6 million in the United States). YOU could be that one. Join us. We might be just what you're looking for.
*Many of the questions and answers above were compiled from other Mensa local group websites.