Menlo College

Atherton, California

Overview

Address1000 El Camino Real
School Websitewww.menlo.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

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StatusPrivate not-for-profit
Level of StudyUndergraduate

Menlo College is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Atherton, California that offers undergraduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is bachelor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 2,168 students applied to Menlo College. Of those students, 986 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Menlo College was $42,050, in addition to fees of $750. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Menlo College.

Menlo College has a 59% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Menlo College acceptance rate is 45%. To put this into perspective, 986 of the 2,168 students who applied to Menlo College in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Menlo College is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Menlo College had an SAT score between the range of 916 and 1,150. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Menlo College was between 18 and 23 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Menlo College as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Menlo College, the tuition for in-state residents is $42,050. Combined with fees of $750, room and board costs of $14,225, other expenses of $2,743 and the $550 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $60,318.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $42,800 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Menlo College to $60,318 for out-of-state students.

Students at Menlo College are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Menlo College was $4,811 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 36%.

Menlo College Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio13:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Menlo College.

Menlo College has a good gender split, with 43% of undergraduates being female and 57% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are California residents; in fact, 59% of all students reside in California. However, 27% of students come from out-of-state and 12% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Menlo College is 13:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Menlo College to thrive in your studies.

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