Menlo College

Atherton, California
4-year Private university


Menlo College is a private institution established in 1927 with suburban setting located at Atherton. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Its tuition and fees are $49,090. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 745.  Students study business topics in Silicon Valley. The college offers about 15 business-related degrees, such as entrepreneurship and sports management, and stresses the importance of completing internships. The undergraduate student body is capped at 750 students, more than 60 percent of whom are male. Freshmen must live on the school’s campus, unless they commute from a parent’s home within a 30-mile radius.

Location Atherton, California
Type 4-year Private
Year Founded 1927
Selectivity Low
Size Small
745 Undergraduates


Student-Faculty Ratio
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Psychology


Cost of Attendance
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $42,800
Outstate Tuition Fee $42,800
Room and Board Fees $1,650
$48,229 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation


70% (Low Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Difficult
$40 Application Fee
Application Fee Waiver Available
-- Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Required
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Not Required
SAT Subject Test Considered
Essay or Personal Statement Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
-- Not Reported
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
-- Not Reported

How to Apply?

Accepts CommonApp
Apply College's Own Application Portal

For International Students

74 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
IELTS Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of TOEFL)
TOEFL Waived if

Applicant has previously studied at a school where the language of instruction is English or has taken Engligh in A-levels or AS level or Abitur

Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
Early Action Deadline
Regular Decision Deadline
Transfer Applications
Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$ Average Financial Aid

Need-based Aid

$-- Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $62,182
--% Students with need received Financial Aid
--% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application August 1
Forms to be submitted FAFSA

Merit Scholarships

Dean’s Scholarship
Total Worth up to $26,000 per year
Eligibility Entering International Students
Minimum Criteria Based on academic performance
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed --
Application deadline N/A

Other Scholarships

Legacy Scholarship
Total Worth Up to $5,000 per year
Details Recipients of the Legacy Scholarship must be either the children, grandchildren, or siblings of Menlo alumni.
Valedictorian Scholarship
Total Worth Full tuition
Details Entering first-year students who are ranked top 2 in their class, with a GPA of 3.9 or above, can qualify for a full-tuition scholarship (minus any federal/state aid (grants & loans) and other scholarships) (does not cover student fees, housing, meals, and other costs). Students must file a FAFSA or California DREAM Act Application to be considered.


745 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Small
76% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
48% Students graduate within 6 years