Private 4 Year

Menlo College

Atherton, California

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Menlo College overview
Location Atherton, California
Online menlo.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Menlo College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad
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Menlo College, located in the affluent town of Atherton, California, is a private institution established in 1927, primarily focusing on business education within a small college environment. Situated in the Silicon Valley, approximately 30 miles from San Francisco, the campus offers a picturesque setting known for its historically-rich, Spanish colonial architecture. Menlo provides a tight-knit academic community with an emphasis on business, psychology, and marketing majors, among others. The college maintains a moderately selective admissions process and is characterized by an emphasis on a practical, experience-based education. Residential life is an integral component of the Menlo experience, with a variety of student housing options available on campus. Menlo College supports a number of student athletes and teams, known as the Oaks, though the institution is not predominantly recognized for its athletic programs on a larger scale.

In the most recent statistical year 3,357 prospective students applied, and 2,072 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 203 enrolled in the school.  776 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 24 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $48,260 plus fees of $830.












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Admission Standards

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Estimated GPA 3.3

Applications Accepted

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Applications Due Apr 1, 2024
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $40

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Menlo College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,152
Other Fees$830
Room and Board $16,250
Budget for Other Expenses$4,149
Total One Year Cost$70,641

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$53,900 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

34% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Menlo College students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 67%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 18%
Communication 15%
Psychology 1%

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