Luther College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

700 College Drive

Decorah, IA 52101-1042

(563) 387-1287

(800) 458-8437

Fax: (563) 387-2159



Contact: Scot Schaeffer

Vice President for Enrollment Management
Main Address

700 College Drive

Decorah, IA 52101-1042

(563) 387-2000

www.luther.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 2,423

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 630

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,355

Setting

Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 80%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 85%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

African-American Studies B
Russian/Slavic Area Studies B
Scandinavian Area Studies B
Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Management Information Systems B

Communications & Journalism

Mass Communications/Media Studies B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B

Education

Elementary Education B
Health Teacher Education B
Physical Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Ancient Near Eastern/Biblical Languages B
Classics B
French B
German B
Greek, Ancient B
Latin B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Nursing (RN) B

History

History – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B
Statistics B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Luther College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (563) 387-2000
Website: www.luther.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: www.luther.edu/admissions/apply
Address: 700 College Drive, Decorah, IA 52101-1045
Setting: Town: Remote
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,005
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 79%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 11 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 2,005 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $42,290
Out-of-state Tuition: $42,290
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $29,357

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Luther College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Luther College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 3
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 3
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 2
Education 1
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 6
Health Professions and Related Programs 3
History 1
Mathematics and Statistics 2
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 2
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2
Physical Sciences 2
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Social Sciences 4
Visual and Performing Arts 6
Grand total 45

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Luther College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $42,290
Out-of-state $42,290
Books and supplies $1,040

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 516 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 516 100% $29,357
Student loan aid 335 65% $8,788

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 2,001 97% $28,051
Federal student loans 1,331 65% $7,460

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Luther College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Luther College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 4,422 1,922 2,500
Percent admitted 100% 60% 65%
Percent admitted who enrolled 13% 11% 13%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Luther College Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 2,005
Undergraduate enrollment 2,005
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Luther College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

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