Tuition and Fees

A college education is one of the most important investments you and your family will make. At Menlo College, we are committed to making that investment affordable. We make financial aid available to help you pay for college, including merit-based scholarships, low-interest loans, government grants and on-campus work. Most students use a combination of these to cover their costs.

Academic Scholarships

We believe in rewarding students whose high school grades reflect hard work and commitment to future success. Your eligibility for a Menlo Academic Scholarship is determined during the admission process. The amount of your scholarship is based on your recalculated academic GPA and your entering status at Menlo College, as shown below. Menlo Academic Scholarships are renewable for up to four years. In order to renew the scholarship, students must maintain a Menlo cumulative GPA of 2.00 at the end of the spring semester, earn a minimum of 24 units per year at Menlo College and participate in community service activities. Other sources of support are also available. More than 90% of Menlo students receive some sort of aid to offset tuition.

President’s Scholarship
Dean’s Scholarship
Leadership Scholarship

To learn more about scholarships and other aid you may qualify for, review the Types of Aid Available and use our Net Price Calculator.

On-campus Housing Awards

Your eligibility for an On-Campus Housing Award is determined during the admission process.

Housing Award
$2,000 – $4,000

Understanding College Costs

We are committed to providing all Menlo College students with foundational knowledge of the financial responsibility of a four-year college education. The importance we place on understanding the costs of a college education is seen with the inclusion of a course entitled, Personal Finance for College, that is a requirement for all entering students at Menlo.

The Personal Finance for College course prepares students entering a four-year college program for the financial decisions they are making as they become independent college students. The course also provides students with basic money management skills that they will use throughout their lives. The ability to use knowledge and skills to manage financial resources effectively are critical for navigating a four-year college experience. The benefits are far reaching and extend to financial security throughout the lives of Menlo College alumni. We are there for our students.

Have questions? Feel free to contact the Office of Financial Aid between 8 AM and 5 PM, Monday through Friday.

Tuition, Housing and Fees for the Academic Year 2015 – 2016

$2,115 *
Room and Board **
Student Body Fee

* Summer tuition quoted per 3-unit course
** Double occupancy rates quoted; single and triple are also available

All fees shown are subject to change.

Note that meal plans are required for each residential student. Meal plan charges are included in the room and board fees shown above. Learn more about our residence halls and meal plans.


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Guy Kawasaki, Silicon Valley Legend

Guy KawasakiJoin the Menlo College community on December 7, 2015 from 5:00-6:00pm in the Menlo College Russell Center for a talk with Guy Kawasaki.

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