International Students

Menlo College, Silicon Valley’s Business School, welcomes international students from 30 countries; 17% of our student body is international. At Menlo College, you will be embraced by fellow students, faculty and staff in a safe secure environment in the second wealthiest town in the United States. Our location in the heart of California’s Silicon Valley provides opportunities for meaningful internships.

International students will join either the Degree Program or the Intensive English Program.

Are you looking for the Degree Program?

You can apply to the Degree Program if you

  • have previously studied at a school where the language of instruction is English (or)
  • have a score of 500 or more on the TOEFL PBT (or)  
  • have 61 or more on the TOEFL IBT (or)
  • have 5.5 or more on the IELTS

Click here to view the Degree Program requirements and application.

Are you looking for the Intensive English Program?

You can apply to the Intensive English Program (IEP) if you

  • have not previously studied at a school where the language of instruction is English (or)
  • have not taken the TOEFL or the IELTS (or)
  • have less than 500 on the TOEFL PBT (or)
  • have less than 61 on the TOEFL IBT (or)
  • have less than 5.5/6 on the IELTS

In the IEP students will have an immersive English learning experience before pursuing a Menlo College degree in business or psychology.  Non-degree seeking students may also study English in the IEP. Click here to link to the IEP requirements and application.

1, 2, 3 steps to get started!​

  1. Let us know you are interested!
    We pride ourselves on offering a personalized experience in and outside of the classroom. Fill out our request information form and contact us directly to get on our mailing list. We understand that applying to college can be an intimidating process, so let us help you:
    800.55.MENLO or 650.543.3753
  2. Schedule a meeting with a counselor!
    The best way to experience Menlo is engage with us. If you are living outside of the USA, we’d like to make it easy to get to know Menlo. Schedule a 1:1 Skype meeting with your admissions advisor to learn more. Email and request a session. If you nearby, we'd love for you to visit campus!
  3. Apply!
    It's never too early to apply for admission. Submit your online application. Please be sure to visit our Degree Program Requirements section or Intensive English Program Requirements section for details on what documents are required for admission.

Contact Admissions

Phone: 800.55.MENLO or 650.543.3753
Fax: 650.543.4496

Hours: Monday through Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (except during college holidays)

Mailing Address

1000 El Camino Real
Atherton, CA 94027-4301