Menlo College

Add Comparison

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$40,625

3.5% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$29,845

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

6.99%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

43%

2,524 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

744

97.8% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

52.8%

75 Graduates

About

Menlo College is a higher education institution located in San Mateo County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Menlo College were General Business Administration & Management (71 degrees awarded), General Marketing & Marketing Management (48 degrees), and Accounting (27 degrees).

In 2017, 191 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Menlo College. 42.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 57.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (62 degrees), 1.88 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (33 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Menlo College is $40,625, which is $26,625 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Menlo College is $40,625, which is $26,625 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $29,845.

In 2017, 95% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 25% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$40,625

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Menlo College was $40,625. The cost of tuition at Menlo College is $26,625 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

This chart compares the tuition costs of Menlo College (in red) with those of other similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Average Net Price

$29,845

2017 Value

1.38%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Menlo College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $29,845. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Menlo College grew by 1.38%.

This chart compares the average net price of Menlo College (in red) with that of other similar universities.

Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Other Student Expenses

$12,821

Room and Board

$1,791

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Menlo College was of $12,821 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,791. The cost of room and board increased by 4.24% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.53% during the same period.

This chart compares the average student costs at Menlo College (in red) with that of similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

95%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

25%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

95% of undergraduate students at Menlo College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 3.26% with respect to 2016, when 92% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Menlo College (in red) with that of other similar universities.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

6.99%

2016 Default Rate

13

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Menlo College was 6.99%, which represents 13 out of the 186 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Admissions

Menlo College received 2,524 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 15% annual growth. Out of those 2,524 applicants, 1,085 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 43% acceptance rate.

There were 744 students enrolled at Menlo College in 2017, and 34% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Menlo College has an overall enrollment yield of 14.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

43%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

1,085

Accepted Out of 2,524

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Menlo College was 43% (1,085 admissions from 2,524 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 40.9%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 15%, while admissions grew by 21%.

This chart compares the acceptance rate of Menlo College (in red) with that of other similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

SAT Scores

34%

Submission Percentage

69

Scores Submitted

34% of enrolled first-time students at Menlo College in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

This chart shows the SAT scores for the 25th and 75th percentile of applicants broken out into each section of the test that their are evaluated on.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Enrollment

Menlo College has a total enrollment of 744 students. The full-time enrollment at Menlo College is 728 students and the part-time enrollment is 16. This means that 97.8% of students enrolled at Menlo College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Menlo College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 24.2% Hispanic or Latino, 23.3% White, 8.6% Asian, 8.6% Two or More Races, 7.66% Black or African American, 2.96% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.403% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Menlo College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (14%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (13.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (11.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

97.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Menlo College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 744 students. The full-time enrollment at Menlo College is 728 and the part-time enrollment is 16. This means that 97.8% of students enrolled at Menlo College are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

This chart shows the full-time vs part-time enrollment status at Menlo College (in red) compares to similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Retention Rate over Time

76%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Menlo College was 76%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Menlo College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

This chart shows the retention rate over time at Menlo College (highlighted in red) compares to similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    180

  2. White

    173

  3. Asian

    64

The enrolled student population at Menlo College is 24.2% Hispanic or Latino, 23.3% White, 8.6% Asian, 8.6% Two or More Races, 7.66% Black or African American, 2.96% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.403% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 65 students (8.74%) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Graduates

In 2017, 27 fewer women than men received degrees from Menlo College. The majority of degree recipients at Menlo College are white (62 degrees awarded). There were 1.88 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (33 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Menlo College is General Business Administration & Management (71 degrees awarded), followed by General Marketing & Marketing Management (48 degrees) and Accounting (27 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Menlo College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Business (172 degrees awarded) and Psychology (19 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Menlo College are Accountants & auditors (1,090,660 people), Other managers (641,091 people), Financial managers (423,767 people), Chief executives & legislators (321,207 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (309,741 people).

The most specialized majors at Menlo College are Business (172 degrees awarded) and Psychology (19 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Menlo College are Surgeons, Nurse anesthetists, Dentists, Physicians, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Menlo College are Business (172 degrees awarded) and Psychology (19 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Menlo College are Elementary & secondary schools (713,350 people), Banking & related activities (495,774 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (436,906 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (430,758 people), and Computer Systems Design (426,759 people).

The most specialized majors at Menlo College are Business (172 degrees awarded) and Psychology (19 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Menlo College.

Most Common

  1. 71 degrees awarded

  2. 48 degrees awarded

  3. 27 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Menlo College was General Business Administration & Management with 71 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree recipients from bachelors degree programs at Menlo College according to their major.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 109

  2. 82

In 2017, 109 degrees were awarded to men at Menlo College, which is 1.33 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (82).

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 majors at Menlo College by degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 52 degrees were awarded to men at Menlo College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 2.74 times more than the 19 female recipients with that same degree.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 23 degrees were awarded to women at Menlo College in General Marketing & Marketing Management, which is 0.92 times less than the 25 male recipients with that same degree.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Time to Complete

65%

100% Completion Time

76%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 65% of students graduating from Menlo College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 76% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 79% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Special Focus Institutions Carnegie Classification group.

Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (76.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Menlo College is Female and White (76.5% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 10.7% of graduates (8 students) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    62 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    33 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    19 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Menlo College is white (62 degrees awarded). There were 1.88 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (33 degrees).

8.9% of degree recipients (17 students) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    42 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    20 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Male

    19 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Menlo College is white male (42 degrees awarded). There were 2.1 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (20 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Operations

Menlo College has an endowment valued at nearly $25.3M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $3.25M (12.8%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, Menlo College had a total salary expenditure of $26.1M. Menlo College employs 10 Professors, 8 Associate professors, and 4 Assistant professors. Most academics at Menlo College are Male Professors (5), Female Professors(5), and Female Associate professors (5).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Menlo College are: Management, with 34 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 20 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 10 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$25.3M

2017 Endowment

3.04%

growth from 2016

Menlo College has an endowment valued at about $25.3M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Menlo College grew 3.04% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $15.2M higher than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Menlo College (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools Carnegie Classification grouping.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Menlo College received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$11.4M

2017 Salaries

17.2%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Menlo College paid a median of $11.4M in salaries, which represents 43.6% of their overall expenditure ($26.1M) and a 17.2% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 28% growth from 2015 and a 8.3% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.59M (39.4% of overall expenditures).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Instructional Salaries

$2.95M

Instructional Salaries

26

Number of Employees

In 2017, Menlo College paid a total of $2.95M to 26 employees working as instructors, which represents 26% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $385k (29%) for similar Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

10 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

34 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Menlo College were Professor with 10 employees; Associate professor with 8 employees; and Associate professor with 4 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Menlo College were Management with 34 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 20 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 10 employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Menlo College was Male Professor with 5 employees, Female Professor with 5 employees, and Female Associate professor with 5 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Menlo College.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart