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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

Recent Press

Start-up Soundings

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


15 intercollegiate sports, member NAIA

At a Glance

Enrollment 750
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

Representative External Speakers on the Menlo College Campus

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Style Guide

Font for Menlo College: Goudy Old Style CAPS
Font for Silicon Valley's Business School: Myriad Pro Condensed
PMS colors for print logo: PMS 540 blue and PMS 5767 green
Colors for web logo: blue R0G42B77, green R148G156B80

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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