Atherton, California Colleges and Universities

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Atherton is a small town located in San Mateo County, California. As of 2010 Atherton had a population of 6,914. Although small, Atherton is one of the wealthiest cities in the United States. The average home price in Atherton is about $4 million. Atherton is home to Menlo College a private four-year college.

Other colleges within 10 miles of Atherton include Canada College, Stanford University, Palo Alto University, Foothill College, Notre Dame de Namur University, and College of San Mateo. Below you’ll find brief profiles for colleges located within the city of Atherton.


Menlo College
1000 El Camino Real, Atherton, CA 94027-4301, main phone: (650) 543-3753, admission phone: (800) 556-3656, admission fax: (650) 543-4496

Menlo College, often referred to as Menlo, is a private, four-year baccalaureate colleges specializing in business. The college has a total enrollment of 500+ students and offers bachelor’s degree programs in acconting, finance, human resources management, general business, business administration, international management, management information systems, media management, psychology, real estate, and marketing. The college’s Professional Studies Program for Working Adults offers B.A. and B.S. degree in management. Menlo also offers its students the opportunity to study abroad in Chile, China, Mexico, Japan, Spain and Italy.


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