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Menlo College

Atherton, CA 4-Year Private
Acceptance RateN.A.
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About Menlo College

Menlo College Overview

Menlo College is a private, nonprofit school in a small town setting in Atherton, California. Menlo College was founded in 1927 and the school now enrolls around 777 students per year, which includes 777 undergraduate students. Menlo College provides housing for students. Most students live in off campus housing.

📆 Mark your calendar! April 1, 2023 is the final deadline to submit an application for the Fall 2023 semester.

Student Activities at Menlo College

Interested in music or performing?

Interested in journalism or communications? Menlo College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Menlo College does not have any fraternities or sororities, do it might be a good option if Greek life isn't a priority for you.

Planning to play sports? Menlo College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Menlo College on the Student Life page.

2022 Menlo College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Tuition $48,260
Percent of Need Met 66%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $27,990

Is Menlo College a Good School?


The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can all provide a sense of how competitive a college is.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a clearer view of what Menlo College offers and if the school might be the right college for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Menlo College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for Menlo College Grads

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Menlo College by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with Menlo College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Menlo College

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Menlo College meets 66% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $27,990 a year.

Students in the class of 2022 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $29,943 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Menlo College.

Based on this information, is Menlo College the school for you? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Menlo College a good school for you?

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Where is Menlo College Located?

Menlo College is located in the small town setting of Atherton, California, in the suburbs of San Francisco.

If you are interested in seeing Menlo College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 101 to Atherton, or book a flight to the nearest airport, San Francisco International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Menlo College and Atherton are like without leaving home.

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College Info

Menlo College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Apr 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Jun 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Menlo College is Apr 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Menlo College is Jun 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Menlo College ACT Scores

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Menlo College SAT Scores

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Menlo College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$61,260

In State

$61,260

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$45,050
$45,050
Fees
$810
$810
Housing
$15,400
$15,400
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Student Life

Wondering what life at Menlo College is like? There are approximately 777 students enrolled at Menlo College. 98% percent of students attend school full-time.

98%

Full Time

2%

Part Time

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

777

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

$45,860

Out-of-State

$45,860

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Apr 1
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