Luther College

Decorah, IA

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Luther College

Luther College

Luther College Student Essentials

Luther College Student Essentials
Region: Midwest
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Evangelical Lutheran Church
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Norse
Website: www.luther.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $36,100
Out-of-State Tuition: $36,100
Retention Rate: 88%
Enrollment: 2,528
Year Established: 1861

About Luther College

Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, provides the solid academic education of a Lutheran school while also providing additional unique educational and professional opportunities, including internships and study abroad programs.

Luther College’s academics, in more than 60 majors and pre-professional and certificate programs, are awarded in such disciplines as:

  • Anthropology
  • Business
  • Classical Studies
  • Education
  • International Studies
  • Pre-Medicine
  • Pre-Seminary
  • Social Work
  • Theatre and Dance

Students may also build their own interdisciplinary major, comprised of their own selected fields of interest.

Luther’s unique academic calendar gives students the opportunity to spend one term per year engaged in an internship or undertaking study abroad.

College life gives students the opportunity to participate in such activities as:

  • Student clubs and organizations
  • Music ensembles
  • Theatre and Dance productions
  • Student Advocacy groups
  • Student publications
  • A student radio station

Financial aid is provided through academic scholarships and need-based federal aid sources like work-study, grants and loans. Luther College will also further assist students who, after receiving their financial aid package, still require additional aid by supplying information on how to apply for outside scholarships.

Admissions to Luther are competitive. Many admitted students have an ACT score between 24 and 20 and are in the top 25% or top 50% of their class. More than 20 of the several hundred students admitted yearly were Valedictorians of their class. To find out about how to apply to Luther College, fill out a contact form on the website.

Luther College Map & Location

Luther College
700 College Drive
Decorah, IA 52101


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Getting Around Luther College

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

9/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Decorah, IA

Winter
Dec
30
13
Jan
27
9
Feb
33
13
Spring
Mar
46
25
Apr
61
36
May
72
47
Summer
Jun
81
57
Jul
84
61
Aug
82
60
Fall
Sep
75
50
Oct
63
39
Nov
46
27

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 2,528
Freshman Class 612
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 2,528

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 3%
  • African American: 1%
  • Caucasian: 91%
  • Asian: 2%
  • Unknown and Other: 3%
Latino 3%
African American 1%
Caucasian 91%
Asian 2%
Unknown and Other 3%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%
Women 57%
Men 43%
International 5%
Domestic 95%

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