Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Menlo are predominantly White with a sizeable Hispanic population. The school has very high racial diversity. 71% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Menlo College students
Race Percent of Students
White 29%
Black 6%
Hispanic 22%
Asian 10%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 2%
Two or more races 8%
International 14%
Race Unknown 9%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 34% more male students than female students enrolled at Menlo College with a gender ratio of 57% men to 43% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Menlo has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Menlo College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 57%
Women 43%
Enrollment by gender for Menlo College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 444
Women 331

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Menlo serves a low number of students outside of California, with 59 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Menlo College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 59%
Out of State 27%
Foreign 12%
Unknown Location 3%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$80,580 per year

36% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 9%
Part time Undergrads 4.9%

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