Menlo Admission Chances

Acceptance Rate

Admission Difficulty for Menlo College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionHigh

Can I get into Menlo? The school has a 38% acceptance rate. Last year, 931 out of 2,445 applicants were admitted making Menlo a highly competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for average applicants.  Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores. Menlo College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 16% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Menlo College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 500
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1010
SAT Scores for Menlo College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 580
SAT Math 75th 580
SAT Composite 75th 1170
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Menlo College?

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1010 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 930. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1090 out of 1600. 49 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Menlo College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1170 and Above Good >51%
1090 to 1170 Avg + 38%-51%
1010 to 1090 Avg - 26%-38%
930 to 1010 Reach 17%-26%
Less than 930 Low <17%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Menlo College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Menlo College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 25
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Menlo?

Admission data indicates that Menlo regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. 38 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Menlo College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Menlo College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >51%
22 to 25 Avg + 38%-51%
19 to 22 Avg - 26%-38%
16 to 19 Reach 17%-26%
Less than 16 Low <17%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
Typical High School Grades

You will need about average high school grades to get into Menlo College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Menlo College was 3.2 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Menlo will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Menlo College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 16% Good
3.50 to 3.75 14% Good
3.25 to 3.50 11% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 22% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 37% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 0% Low
2.25 to 2.50 0% Low
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low


Admission Statistics

Menlo College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,093 1,35