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MENLO COLLEGE, ATHERTON, CALIFORNIA

Atherton, CaliforniaLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1927Established Year
  744Enrollment

Menlo College Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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Menlo College is a 4-year private college located in Atherton, California. The college was established as a private-residential college in 1927. Menlo College only offers undergraduate degree admissions. The college is home to 775 undergraduate students with 17% international students from over 35 nations. Menlo College is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business(AACSB).

Ranking

  • Menlo College is ranked among the “Best Colleges in the West” by Princeton Review for 9 consecutive years.
  • The college is recognized as an NAIA Five-Star Champions of Character Institution for the 11th consecutive year.
  • Menlo College earned the 2018 Gold Seal of Transparency on @GuideStarUSA.

Highlights

Establishment Year1927
LocationAtherton, California
College TypePrivate
Campus SettingSub-urban
AccreditationAACSB
Academic CalendarSemester-based
Total Enrollment775
International Student %17%
Acceptance Rate41%
Student-faculty Ratio14:1
College Websitewww.menlo.edu
Contact Details for International Studentsadmissions@menlo.edu

Programs, Campus and Residence

Programs

Menlo College only offers undergraduate programs for admission. The college offers 3 Bachelor’s degree programs with various majors. They are:

  • Bachelor of Science in Business
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

These degree programs are offered as 4-year degree programs in the fall and spring sessions. The summer session is optional for the students.

Campus

Menlo College is situated on a 40-acres campus in Atherton, California. Atherton is approximately 25 miles equidistant between San Francisco and San Jose. The College is located in the heart of the technological center of the United States, Silicon Valley.

The campus includes all the necessities which one needs while learning. It provides students with a very friendly environment.

Residence

Menlo college does provide an on-campus accommodation facility. It is mandatory for freshmen and sophomores to stay in the on-campus residence halls, therefore, they are given priority over the seniors. There are 5 on-campus residence halls. These are:

  • El Camino Hall
  • Howard Hall
  • Kratt Hall
  • Michaels Hall
  • O’Brien Hall

Each room is equipped with furniture needed for studying and sleeping. Laundry facilities are available in each building and are centrally located for all residents. Access to high-speed wireless and wired internet service is available in every room. The meal plan expenses are included in the room and board fee.

Admission Process

Application:Menlo College Application/ Common Application

Application fee: 40USD

Application deadlines: The admission at Menlo College are accepted for the fall and spring sessions. International applicants are required to apply for admission by the early action deadline as the applications for regular decisions depend on the availability of seats.

ApplicationFallSpring
Early ActionNovember 15--
Regular DecisionJanuary 15December 1

Admission requirements

  • Application Form
  • Payment of non-refundable fee
  • All the official academic transcripts evaluated by WES
  • Standardized exams to study in the USA- SAT/ ACT
  • One letter of recommendation (by a teacher or counselor)
  • English language proficiency
ExamMinimum Required Scores
TOEFLPBT: 537
iBT: 74
IELTS6.5 (no band less than 6.0)
  • Certificate of Finance to show availability of 64,540 USD in current account
  • Bank statement or letter from the bank verifying the amount mentioned

Cost of Attendance

The annual tuition, room and board fee along with the mandatory student body fee mentioned below.

TypeFall 2020Spring 2021
Tuition22,525.00 USD22,525.00 USD
Room and Board7,950.00 USD7,950.00 USD
Student Body Fee405.00 USD405.00 USD

Apart from the annual fee mentioned above, there are some other mandatory charges that the student is required to pay.

TypeFee (in USD)
Medical Insurance975 per semester
Application Fee40 (one-time)
Admission Deposit250 (one-time)

Financial Aid and Scholarships

International applicants at Menlo College cannot apply for need-based scholarships but are eligible for merit-based scholarships. Students can apply for a Menlo Academic Scholarship and the athletes can apply for the Athletic Awards.

  • The Menlo Academic Scholarship is determined at the time of admissions by the Office of Admissions. The eligibility for a merit-based scholarship depends on the student’s GPA. The scholarship is awarded annually and is renewable for up to 4 years. To renew it, students must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0 and earn a minimum of 24 units per year at the college.
  • Athletic Awards awarded to the students depend on their athletic achievements. Students can contact the athletic coach for details regarding the same.

International applicants can also apply for various external scholarships to study in the USA available for international students.

Alumni

The college has a well-established network of alumni. As a graduate of Menlo, one also become a member of the alumni association. Alumni association consists of graduates and former students representing all eras of Menlo's proud history. Some of the famous alumni of Menlo college are:

  • Steve Gonzalez, American football player
  • Jeff van Gundy, NBA coach, and analyst.
  • James pardon, politician
  • Nathaniel Lipani, a footballer
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Menlo College Overview

Institution TypePrivate (Not for Profit)
Student Population824
FAFSA Code001236
Application Cost$40
Accreditation ACS WASC
Average Cost of Attendance$21,762 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio1 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Undergraduate
SATCheck Detailed Score108710081165 34%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing542498585-
Mathematics545510580-
ACTCheck Detailed Score221825 11%
English191523-
Mathematics211724-

Menlo College Acceptance Rate

43.0%

Acceptance Rate

2524

Total Applicants

824

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

55.1%

Male

44.9%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program43.0%
Total Applicants1917
Total Enrolled824

Menlo College Enrollment

Enrollment
Menlo College Enrollment824
Undergraduate Enrollment824
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate50.8%

Attendance Cost

$21,762

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$21,762 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$550 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$13,680 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$2,438 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$13,293 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$4,913 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$4,366 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$4,913 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
Western Association of Schools and Colleges

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
18115191292-
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