Location, Location, Location
Work and Play on the Bay


The Silicon Valley is located within the southern reaches of the Bay Area, and is home to most of the technology-industry leaders, including Google, Yahoo!, eBay, Facebook, Cisco, Apple, Oracle, Marvell, Intel and Hewlett-Packard. (Consequently, the area has the most millionaires and billionaires in the United States per capita.)

Click on the interactive map to see the concentration of companies near Menlo College.

World Class
and Skiing

World Class Surfing and Skiing on the Same Day
Drive down Highway 1 with its winding roads, steep cliffs and the Pacific Ocean as far as the eye can see. Nothing beats this drive.

Discover the rides at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, or surf the world famous California waves.

Carve turns on the world-class runs at one of the many Lake Tahoe ski resorts, or blaze a trail in the off-piste powder.

Hike Yosemite National Park and experience the true California wilderness, or be awed amongst the giant redwoods of California’s Redwood Parks.

Savor the bounty of Wine Country with hundreds of wineries and vineyards to choose from, or feast at one of the truly outstanding restaurants of Napa or Sonoma Valley.

The perfect city for students.
San Francisco
With a wide variety of activities, festivals, and all the perks of a big city, there is always something to do.

The Cultural Melting Pot
Explore the diversity of San Francisco!  Stroll through peaceful Japantown, enjoy amazing Italian gelato in North Beach, or eat chow mein in the largest Chinatown in the world, outside of Asia.

Walk the iconic Golden Gate Bridge and be wowed by the spectacular San Francisco skyline.

Leisurely sip espresso in one of the city’s many cafes, or shop to your heart’s content in Union Square.

Indulge in fresh seafood or a bowl of delicious clam chowder while taking in the sea lions at Fisherman’s Wharf.

Visit the fascinating exhibits at the California Academy of Sciences, or ride the ferry to the notorious prison of Alcatraz.

Revel at a San Francisco 49’ers or San Francisco Giants game, or check out the Golden State Warriors, right across the Bay Bridge.

Did you know the Golden Gate Park is 20% larger than Central Park? Explore the many beautiful and mysterious places in the park.

Work and Play
on the Bay

Menlo College is midway between San Francisco and San Jose in Atherton, California, on the San Francisco Peninsula. The towns of Menlo Park and Palo Alto are within walking distance, and are known for their tree-lined streets featuring distinctive boutiques, shops, and outstanding eateries that serve cuisine to suit any taste. Also nearby is the Stanford Shopping Center, an upscale open-air mall. Coastal areas with beaches and other outdoor recreation facilities are also easily accessible from the Menlo College campus. And of course the area is renowned for its weather: the summer months are almost invariably warm and dry – frequently in the low eighties with cooler evenings.

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Zip Code

Menlo College is located in Atherton, a scenic, wooded residential area with expansive, quiet streets perfect for walks and jogging. Exclusive estates, elegant gardens and heritage trees dominate this quiet, small community of approximately 7,000 residents. In September 2010, Forbes magazine placed Atherton’s zip code of 94027 at #2 on its annual list of America’s most expensive zip codes. With a median home price of $4,010,200, Atherton is one of the wealthiest and safest neighborhoods in the United States.

Northern California

The natural beauty of the Northern California is an outdoor recreation wonderland. State parks and open space offer outdoor enthusiasts countless ways to experience nature at its best. North of the Golden Gate Bridge is Muir Woods National Monument, an old-growth, coastal redwood forest, amazing beaches, such as the Point Reyes National Seashore, and hiking trails galore. California’s famous Wine Country is also in the area, home to hundreds of vineyards and wineries. Also nearby are breathtaking open space preserves such as Henry W Coe State Park, Big Basin Redwood State Park, and Castle Rock State Park.

Listed as among the
By the American Institute for Economic Research

“The Top 75 College Cities & Towns in America”  cites Menlo College in its reference of the third best area for college students

#3 San Francisco-Oakland metro area, CA

UC Berkeley, Menlo College, Mills College, Notre Dame de Namur, San Francisco State, U of San Francisco, St. Mary’s College, Stanford U


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