Luther College Overview

Student population

Address700 College Drive
Decorah, IA
School Websitewww.luther.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size

Remote

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
Level of StudyUndergraduate

Luther College is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Decorah, Iowa that offers undergraduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is bachelor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 4,422 students applied to Luther College. Of those students, 2,767 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Luther College was $41,950, in addition to fees of $340. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Luther College.

Luther College has a 79% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Luther College Requirements

Academic standards

Moderate

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Applicants admitted

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The Luther College acceptance rate is 63%. To put this into perspective, 2,767 of the 4,422 students who applied to Luther College in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Luther College is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Luther College had an SAT score between the range of 1,050 and 1,310. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Luther College was between 23 and 29 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Luther College as part of their application.

Luther College Cost

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Luther College, the tuition for in-state residents is $41,950. Combined with fees of $340, room and board costs of $9,460, other expenses of $3,015 and the $1,040 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $42,290 in tuition.

Students at Luther College are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Luther College was $6,163 last year, with 22% of students being awarded federal aid.

Luther College Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio11:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Luther College.

Luther College has a good gender split, with 57% of undergraduates being female and 43% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 63% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 27% of students come from in-state and 10% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Luther College is 11:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Luther College Popular Majors and Programs

VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
SOCIAL SCIENCES
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
PSYCHOLOGY
EDUCATION

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