Join Maryland Mensa

You can join Mensa in one of two ways:

  1. If you are age 14 or older, you can take a supervised, standardized test with one of our certified member volunteers. If you don't see a date/time that works for you, or no testing sessions are listed, please contact our Testing Coordinator, Michelle Hirsh, at 240-476-6464 for assistance.

  2. Submit evidence of prior testing in the form of scores from a supervised, standardized test. Many adults took standardized tests such as the SAT, GRE, LSAT, and GMAT that will qualify them for membership, so be sure to check the examples listed.

Scheduled Test Dates

Maryland Mensa currently offers the following scheduled dates for the proctored admissions test:

To reserve a seat, please contact Sherry Miles.

On-Request Test Scheduling

Michelle Hirsh offers the Mensa admission test in Mount Airy. Contact Michelle to make arrangements.

Please Note

  • While walk-ins are welcome, individual test sessions may be cancelled if no reservations have been received.
  • Payment is by voucher only. Please visit the Mensa Testing Page and drill down through the options below to purchase a voucher:
    1. Join
    2. Take the Admission Test
    3. Pre-Purchase Testing
    4. Create an Account
    5. Supervised Test
    6. Add to Shopping Cart
    7. Purchase and print your voucher.
  • Be sure to bring your printed voucher with you to the testing site!

Membership Questions

If you have general questions about joining Mensa, please reach out to our Vice President for Membership, Sherry Miles. We are always happy to discuss the tremendous benefits of membership and the outstanding community you'll be welcomed into when you become a member.


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