777
Students
Financial aid thermometer
28,874
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
40
40%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Menlo College is a 4-year institution located in Atherton, CA, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1000 El Camino Real
Atherton, CA  94027
United States
Contact Priscila DeSouza
Associate Dean of Enrollment Management
Email: admissions@menlo.edu
Phone: 650-543-3786
Fax: 650-543-4496

Majors & Degrees

Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,195
Applied
897
Accepted
777
Enrolled
41%
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Female Admissions

1,156
Females Applied
453
Females Accepted
39%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,039
Males Applied
444
Males Accepted
43%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

40
Application Fee
3.2
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen April 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan November 15th January 15th
Transfer June 1st Not reported Yes

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

42,050
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Fees

750
Full-time student fees
14,225
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

28,874
Avg. Financial Aid Package
27,990
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
16,297
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,741
Avg. Loan Aid
12,737
Avg. Grant Aid
25,073
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
66%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
11%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

777
Total undergrad students
14%
International Students
19%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 22.78%
Black or African American 5.92%
White or Caucasian 25.87%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.51%
Asian 9.65%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2.32%
Two or more races 8.62%
Other 10.04%

Gender

Male (55.08%)
Female (44.92%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 60%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Campus events:
OAKtober Fest, Luau and Apollo night (talent show)

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
International Club, Student Government, SERV, Finance Club and Hawaiian Club

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Checkmark Checkmark
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Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer No Checkmark Checkmark
Softball No No No
Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball No Checkmark Checkmark
Wrestling No Checkmark Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Rugby No No No
Soccer No Checkmark Checkmark
Softball No Checkmark Checkmark
Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee No No No
Volleyball No Checkmark Checkmark
Wrestling No Checkmark Checkmark

Faculty

101
Total Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 30
Part-time - 71
Male - 55
Female - 46