Menlo College Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#4603 of 14,131 In the World
#1287 of 2,597 In North America
#1212 of 2,496 In the United States
#105 of 249 In California
#904 of 1,016 For Entrepreneurship
#2995 of 4,001 For Business

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
65%
Avg. cost to attend
$27,052 /y
Aid receiving
98%
Undergraduates
826
Male:Female Ratio
53:47
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree
Website
www.menlo.edu

Menlo College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 65% 64% 65%
Applicants 2,471 1,143 1,328
Admissions 1,594 727 867
Freshmen enrolled full time 127 66 61
Freshmen enrolled part time 2 1 1

826 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Recommendations Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
SAT/ACT Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Hispanic 236 (29%)
White 173 (21%)
Nonresident Alien 171 (21%)
Asian 69 (8%)
Two or more races 62 (8%)
Black or African American 48 (6%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 33 (4%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 29 (4%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 4 (0.5%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$27,052/year
Average aid awarded
$35,829
Students receiving aid
98%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $26,534
$30-48K $27,296
$48-75K $27,543
$75-110K $22,858
$110K+ $33,313

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district $45,050
Tuition in-state $45,050
Tuition out-of-state $45,050
Fee in-district $810
Fee in-state $810
Fee out-of-state $810

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 611
Combined charge for room and board $15,400

Menlo College Majors

Major Bachelor's
Business Administration and Management, General 57
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 44
Finance, General 24
Psychology, General 17
Accounting 15
Grand Total 157
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 54% 39% 70%
  • Full-time retention rate - 71%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

Publications & Citations

Publications
228
Citations
3,762

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
92 / 1,297
Business
91 / 1,990
Psychology
56 / 1,133
Social Psychology
30 / 604
Economics
29 / 137
Sociology
28 / 634
Computer Science
26 / 253
Political Science
25 / 207
Marketing
25 / 1,156
Communications and Public Relations
23 / 703
Entrepreneurship
16 / 700
Finance
14 / 103
Investment Banking and Stock trading
14 / 84
Medicine
14 / 77
Management Information Systems
13 / 97
Education Majors
11 / 254
Advertising
11 / 465
Gender Studies
8 / 42
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology
7 / 347
Mathematics
7 / 27
Project Management
6 / 61
Management
6 / 56
Art & Design
6 / 8
Environmental Science
6 / 40
History
6 / 0
Development Studies
5 / 12
Demography
5 / 29
Library and Information science
4 / 47
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics
4 / 5
Journalism and Digital Media
4 / 22
Health Science
4 / 13
Human Resource Management
4 / 30
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
4 / 12
Risk Management
4 / 5
Engineering
4 / 2
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
4 / 1
Real Estate
3 / 8
Sexology
3 / 30
Media Studies
3 / 0
Clinical Psychology
3 / 58

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 0 0
1993 0 0
1994 2 0
1995 1 0
1996 1 1
1997 0 1
1998 2 0
1999 0 1
2000 0 0
2001 1 2
2002 3 6
2003 0 1
2004 1 1
2005 0 1
2006 2 4
2007 0 3
2008 7 6
2009 6 13
2010 7 29
2011 18 73
2012 24 110
2013 20 216
2014 29 362
2015 11 404
2016 31 396
2017 19 461
2018 9 406
2019 16 471
2020 26 772
2021 24 933

Menlo College alumni

  1. Patty Hearst

    Patty Hearst
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    bank robberfilm actorsocialitescreenwritertelevision actor
    Biography

    Patricia Campbell Hearst is an American author and actress, and granddaughter of American publishing magnate William Randolph Hearst. She first became known for the events following her 1974 kidnapping by the Symbionese Liberation Army. She was found and arrested 19 months after being abducted, by which time she was a fugitive wanted for serious crimes committed with members of the group. She was held in custody, and there was speculation before trial that her family's resources would enable her to avoid time in prison.

  2. Penelope Ann Miller

    Penelope Ann Miller
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    film actoractorstage actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Penelope Ann Miller, sometimes credited as Penelope Miller, is an American actress. She began her career on Broadway in the 1985 original production of Biloxi Blues and received a Tony Award nomination for the 1989 revival of Our Town. She has starred in several major Hollywood films, particularly in the late 1980s and early 1990s, including Adventures in Babysitting (1987), Biloxi Blues (1988), Big Top Pee-wee (1988), The Freshman (1990), Awakenings (1990), Kindergarten Cop (1990), Other People's Money (1991), Year of the Comet (1992), and Carlito's Way (1993), for which she received a Golden Globe Award nomination. She returned to Broadway in the 1995 original stage production of On the Waterfront. Her other films include a starring role in The Relic (1997) and supporting roles in Chaplin (1992), Along Came a Spider (2001), and The Artist (2011).

  3. Al-Waleed bin Talal

    Al-Waleed bin Talal
    Born in
    Saudi Arabia Flag Saudi Arabia
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Enrolled in Menlo College
    In 1979 graduated with Bachelor of Science in administration
    Occupations
    entrepreneurphilanthropistinvestor
    Biography

    Al Waleed bin Talal Al Saud is a Saudi Arabian billionaire businessman, investor, philanthropist and royal. He was listed on Time magazine's Time 100, an annual list of the hundred most influential people in the world, in 2008. Al Waleed is a grandson of Abdulaziz, the first king of Saudi Arabia, and of Riad Al Solh, Lebanon's first prime minister.

  4. Jeff Van Gundy

    Jeff Van Gundy
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    basketball playerbasketball coach
    Biography

    Jeffrey William Van Gundy is an American commentator for ESPN and former basketball coach. He served as head coach of the New York Knicks and the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

General info

Alternative names Menlo
Founded 1927
Colors blue, white
Academic Calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 127
Carnegie Classification Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools

Location and Contacts

Address 1000 El Camino Real
Atherton, California, 94027-4301
United States
City population 7,000
Phone 8005563656
Fax +1 (650) 543 4496

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