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Menlo Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

40.9%
Admission Difficulty for Menlo College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Can I get into Menlo? The school has a 41% acceptance rate. Last year, 897 out of 2,195 applicants were admitted making Menlo a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 66 percent. Menlo College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 18% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
950-1200
Applicants Submitting SAT
50%
SAT Scores for Menlo College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 470
SAT Math 25th 480
SAT Composite 25th 950
SAT Scores for Menlo College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 610
SAT Math 75th 590
SAT Composite 75th 1200
SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Menlo College typically requires applicants to be in the top 69 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 950 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 825. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1075 out of 1600. 50 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
1200 and Above Good >54%
1075 to 1200 Avg + 41%-54%
950 to 1075 Avg - 29%-41%
825 to 950 Reach 19%-29%
Less than 825 Low <19%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
18-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
24%
ACT Scores for Menlo College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Menlo College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 26
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 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 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 26 and above have very competitive chances. 24 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
26 and Above Good >54%
22 to 26 Avg + 41%-54%
18 to 22 Avg - 29%-41%
14 to 18 Reach 19%-29%
Less than 14 Low <19%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.2
Typical High School Grades
B

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 N/A% Low
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

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Admission Statistics

Menlo College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,156 1,039 2,195
Accepted 453 444 897
Acceptance Rate 39% 43% 41%
Enrolled 77 81 158
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 17% 18% 18%

Fall 2018 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Apr 1, 2018
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2018 has passed. Applications were due on Apr 1, 2018.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Menlo College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Menlo College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Menlo College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=118693 IPEDS survey data for Menlo College.