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Menlo College Admissions

Check in with Menlo College's admissions department to confirm any application fees and information.

Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may qualify for for an application fee waiver.

Menlo College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Menlo College 2021 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are not even considered
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Applying Early to Menlo College?

Menlo College does not offer early decision but does offer early action.

Mark your calendar!

The Early Action deadline is November 15, which is coming up fast! Menlo College will release EA admissions decisions no later than January 15.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How To Get Into Menlo College

Menlo College is a moderately difficult school to get into. Menlo College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

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Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Menlo College, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

What's Most Important to Get In to Menlo College?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis the areas where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at Menlo College

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Important
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Important
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
Application Essay Considered
First Generation Not Considered
Interview Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Volunteer Work Considered

Menlo College Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Menlo College must submit the following items. Double check with Menlo College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.5
Interview
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Menlo College?

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

Menlo College doesn't consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Menlo College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Transferring to Menlo College

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Menlo College.

For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is June 1.

Transfer students can enroll in Menlo College during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term

Menlo College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Menlo College?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Menlo College.

Does Menlo College accept transfer credits?

Menlo College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Menlo College accepts:

  • CLEP subject tests
  • ACE recommendations for credit

Does Menlo College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

Menlo College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Menlo College?

Menlo College is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

Want To Learn More About Menlo College?

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Menlo College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

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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 GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

777

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

Unknown

Tuition and Fees

In State

$42,800

Out-of-State

$42,800

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Apr 1
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