Private 4 Year

Menlo Admission Requirements

Atherton, California

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Chances of getting into Menlo College

Acceptance Rate

Admission Difficulty for Menlo College
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Unavailable 
Applicant Competition Low 
How hard is it to get into Menlo and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Menlo is 65%.  It ranks #44 in California for lowest rate of acceptance. Menlo is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 1,594 out of 2,471 applicants were admitted.

Menlo College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.3. 8% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Menlo application fee is $40 and applications are due by Jun 1.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required or recommended by Menlo College.

Menlo SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
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Applicants Submitting SAT 
SAT Scores for Menlo College
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SAT Scores for Menlo College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
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Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Menlo ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT 
ACT Scores for Menlo College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
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ACT Scores for Menlo College
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ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Menlo GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
Typical High School Grades 

What GPA do you need to get into Menlo College?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Menlo. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Menlo College was 3.3 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #70 in California for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Menlo accepts 65% of students who apply.

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*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.3 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.

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Admission Statistics

Menlo College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,328 1,143 2,471
Accepted 867 727 1,594
Acceptance Rate 65% 64% 65%
Enrolled 62 67 129
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 7% 9% 8%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jun 1, 2023
Days left to Apply

Applicants have 183 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Jun 1, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Menlo College is $40.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Menlo College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

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


Does Menlo College prefer SAT or ACT?

51% of students submit their SAT scores to Menlo. 21% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Menlo College?

65% of those who apply are granted admission to Menlo. Admission competition is low and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.