Martin Luther College

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School Overview

Martin Luther College is a pastoral training college located in New Ulm, Minnesota. It’s operated by the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod. The curriculum is designed to train elementary and high school teachers, staff ministers in WELS missions, churches and schools. During the school year Martin Luther College has about 800 students with 82 educators. The college is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of Colleges and Schools, and approved by the Minnesota Board of Teaching.

Many of the college’s students come form Area Lutheran High Schools that are affiliated with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod. A few students come from public schools and international programs. The highest percentage of students come form the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod’s Ministerial Training Schools, Michigan Lutheran Seminary and the Luther Preparatory School.

Campus housing includes Centennial, dormitory for freshman women, Concord, housing freshmen and sophomore men, Augustana, housing sophomore and senior women, and for junior and senior men there is Summit.

Intramural sports, drama, and Student Senate are some of our extra curricular activities offered at Martin Luther College. The college also offers several student produced publications including a student magazine the Knight’s Page and Studium Excitare, a journal of confessional language studies. Martin Luther offers students a well rounded education and a plethora or extracurricular opportunities.

General Information

Admission Office

1995 Luther Court

New Ulm, MN 56073-3965

(507) 354-8221

Fax: (507) 354-8225



Contact: Ronald Brutlag

Director of Admissions
Main Address

1995 Luther Court

New Ulm, MN 56073-3965

(507) 354-8221

www.mlc-wels.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 780

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 175

Degree-seeking undergrads: 770

Graduate enrollment: 62

Setting

Rural setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: Not reported

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 91%


College Majors

Education

Early Childhood Education B,C
Elementary Education B
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Theology 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.

Martin Luther College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:
Website:www.mlc-wels.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:campus.mlc-wels.edu/
Address:1995 Luther Ct, New Ulm, MN 56073-3965
Setting:32
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:937
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):77%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:732 (78% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$13,980
Out-of-state Tuition:$13,980
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:98%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$5,720

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Martin Luther College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Martin Luther College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Education3131
Theology and Religious Vocations53
Grand total8161

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Martin Luther College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Education31
Theology and Religious Vocations4
Grand total71

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Martin 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$13,980
Out-of-state$13,980
Books and supplies$800

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$5,470
Out-of-state$5,470

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid16898%
Grant or scholarship aid15288%$5,720
Student loan aid10561%$6,755

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid68583%$6,633
Federal student loans42952%$5,955

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Martin 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 Martin Luther College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants293153140
Percent admitted100%82%85%
Percent admitted who enrolled67%65%69%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
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

Martin Luther College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment937
Undergraduate enrollment859
Graduate enrollment78

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

Martin Luther College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

    *General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does 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.

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