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Menlo College

Atherton, CA

Menlo, founded in 1927, is a private, multipurpose college. Its 62-acre campus is located in Atherton, 30 miles south of San Francisco.

Web Sitewww.menlo.edu/
Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students777
   Women349 (44.9%)
   Men428 (55.1%)
Graduate StudentsNot reported

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate41% of 2,195 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineApril 1
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.20
SAT MathNot reported
SAT Critical ReadingNot reported
SAT WritingNot reported
ACT CompositeNot reported

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance$58,059
Tuition and Fees
$39,950
Room and Board
$13,150
Average Percent of Need Met64%
Average Freshman Award$27,990
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$29,943

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
29
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 12% of classes
10-19 students: 38% of classes
20-29 students: 41% of classes
30-39 students: 9% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Atherton Population7,191
Nearest Metropolitan AreaSan Francisco
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 86% of freshmen, 60% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNational Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
MascotOaks
Sororities 
Fraternities 

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
11.3% Asian
6.9% Black/African-American
26.6% Hispanic/Latino
10.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
2.7% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
30.2% White
11.7% Unknown
International Students14.3% from 35 countries
First-Year Students Returning77.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
43.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
90%
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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DID YOU KNOW?

• Menlo faculty members serve students midnight munchies during finals week.

• Menlo hosts a Hawaiian luau for all the students every spring.

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Annual Survey of Colleges 2016, copyright © 2016 The College Board. All rights reserved.
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