Menlo College

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Menlo College is a private, four-year college, often referred to as “Menlo”, that offers business-related degree programs. The college is located in Atherton, California, in Silicon Valley. The college has a modest campus which covers 45 acres. Menlo College is also located near San Jose and San Francisco.

Menlo College’s full-time business program offers bachelor degree programs in Accounting, Business Management, Finance, Human Resource Management, Marketing Communication, Management Information Systems, Media Management, Marketing, Real Estate, Psychology, and Sports Management. Menlo also has a part-time Professional Studies Program for Working Adults that offers Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) and Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degrees in general management.

While the majority of Menlo students attend classes at the college’s campus in Atherton, Menlo also offers students study abroad programs in Chile, Mexico, Spain, Italy, Japan and China.

Recently, The Princeton Review placed Menlo College in its list of “Best in the West” colleges. Menlo College is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and is seeking accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

General Information

Admission Office

1000 El Camino Real

Atherton, CA 94027

(650) 543-3753

(800) 556-3656

Fax: (650) 543-4496



Contact: David Placey

Dean of Enrollment Management
Main Address

1000 El Camino Real

Atherton, CA 94027-4301

(650) 543-3753

www.menlo.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 593

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 161

Degree-seeking undergrads: 593

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $40

Online application fee: $40
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 59%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 62%

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $27,950 $30,900 $32,120 $33,550 +4.45%
Books and Supplies $1,276 $1,566 $1,638 $1,712 +4.52%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $9,980 $11,000 $11,330 $11,330 0.00%
Other $2,834 $2,970 $3,042 $3,178 +4.47%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
Other $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $42,040 $46,436 $48,130 $49,770 +3.41%
In-state Off Campus $29,226 $32,466 $33,758 $35,262 +4.46%
In-state with Family $29,226 $32,466 $33,758 $35,262 +4.46%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 128 81%
Grant or scholarship aid 123 78% $2,063,186 $16,774
• Federal grants 27 17% $117,906 $4,367
• Pell grants 27 17% $83,781 $3,103
• Other federal grants 27 17% $34,125 $1,264
State and local government grant or scholarships 15 9% $115,362 $7,691
Institutional scholarships or grants 123 78% $1,829,918 $14,877
Student loan financial aid 65 41% $485,776 $7,473
• Federal student loans 64 41% $344,686 $5,386
• Other student loans 11 7% $141,090 $12,826

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 129
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 89
Business Administration and Management, General 89
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 16
Mass Communication/media Studies 16
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 24
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other 24
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.


Undergraduate Majors

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business Administration/Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.


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