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Menlo College, Silicon Valley’s Business School, was established in 1927. It is a private, non-profit, four-year, accredited, residential college located in Atherton, California.

In the Heart of Silicon Valley

Menlo College's position in Silicon Valley, one of the world's most entrepreneurial and innovative geographical areas, has enabled the College to create a valuable market niche for itself locally—as well as globally—as Silicon Valley's Business School. 


Menlo College’s Mission is to develop future leaders through a liberal arts-based business education that integrates academic study and fieldwork in a Silicon Valley environment unmatched in its potential for innovation.


  • Four straight years as one of The Princeton Review’s “Best in the West” Colleges
  • One of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges” in 2013
  • NAIA Five Star Champions of Character Award

Our President

Fields of Study

Accounting Program | Economics | Entrepreneurship | Finance | Human Resource Management | Individually Designed Major | International Management | Management | Management Information Systems | Marketing | Marketing Communications | Media Management | Pre-Law | Psychology | Real Estate | Sports Management


735 undergraduate students


15 intercollegiate sports, member NAIA

At a Glance

Enrollment 735
Average Class Size:   19
Student-to-Faculty Ratio:   14:1

Ethnicity of Students

Black/African American: 7%
Asian/Filipino:  14%
Hispanic/Latino:  24%
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander:  4%
White: 44%
Two or More Races:  7%

Students by Geographic Origin

California: 63%
Out-of-State: 20%
International: 17%
States Represented: 23
Countries Represented: 30
Area: 40 acres

News Releases

News Release Archive 2012 | 2013 | 2014




Faculty Experts

To locate a faculty expert, please contact Darcy Blake, Director of Communications, Public Relations and Marketing, at

Recent Speak​ers:

Divya Nag '14, Cofounder, Stem Cell Theranostics and StartX Med
keynote speaker, Academic Success Celebration 2013

Jed York, NFL Sports Leader, CEO San Francisco 49ers
keynote speaker, Commencement 2013

Guy Kawasaki, Venture Capitalist, Best-Selling Author,
keynote speaker, Commencement 2012

Alan Salzman, Co-founder/CEO, VantagePoint Capital Partners
keynote speaker, Commencement 2011

Saeed Amidi, Founder/CEO, Plug and Play Tech Center
Keynote speaker, SBA Day 2011

Dr. Jane Shaw, Chair of the Board, Intel Corporation
Keynote speaker, Commencement 2010

Barry Adelman, Executive Vice President of Television, Dick Clark Productions, Inc.
Keynote speaker, Career Conference Day 2010 

Gary Kremen, Founder of, entrepreneur, inventor, investor
Speaker, Executive Speaker Series 2010

Dr. Russell Hancock, President & CEO of Joint Venture: Silicon Valley Network
Keynote speaker, Career Conference Day 2009

Steve Westly, Founder, The Westly Group, a venture capital firm specializing in green technology
Keynote speaker, Commencement 2009

Richard Li, Internationally Renowned Media Executive and Technology Innovator
Keynote speaker, Commencement 2008

Photo Collection

The Menlo College Photo Collection is managed by the Office of Communications, Marketing and Public Relations and offers a range of campus, people and event shots from across the institution. Photographs are available free of charge for publications, websites and others subject to fair use and copyright restrictions required by Menlo College.

High-Resolution Files

These low-resolution versions of Menlo College photographs are available for immediate download from this site. Requests for general purpose photography of Menlo College, its people or facilities should be directed to Menlo College’s Office of Communications at: Please allow a minimum of three business days to process your request.

Copyright and Usage

All photos should be credited to: Menlo College, unless otherwise noted.

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Green Menlo

  • Zipcars available on campus
  • Electric Vehicle Charging Stations available on campus

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General information

Menlo College Office of Communications, Public Relations, Marketing
Darcy Blake, Director
1000 El Camino Real, Atherton, CA 94027 USA | Phone: 650.543.3901 | Fax: 650.543.4102