Luther College: Review & Facts

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Luther College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,340 students enrolled. This school was established in 1861 and is the only college located in Decorah, Iowa.

Luther College is affiliated with Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
41
Fair
Luther College will give you the opportunity to earn a bachelor's degree.

Luther College deploys a continuous curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 41 majors. The most popular concentrations are Biology, Psychology, Music, Business, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
85%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Luther College is high at 85% (well above Iowa average). Considering this statistic, apparently students love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
12 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Luther College is good: 76%.

Student to faculty ratio at Luther College is pretty good - 12:1. Read more about faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$39,300
High
Average tuition charges are extremely high - about $39,000 per year. The additional fees at Luther College (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $300; which makes it a total of $39,300 a year.

Read the details about Luther College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
67%
Doable
As reported in recent data, 3,896 applications were submitted and 2,606 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to become a student at this school.

This college will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Luther College in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,600
Low
Luther College offers study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Luther College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

Safety
Grade
F
Unsafe
Luther College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 2,200 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low, around $3,600 per year.

Based on the college crime data, Luther College appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Luther College Location and Maps



Post Address: Luther College, 700 College Drive, Decorah, Iowa 52101-1045, USA
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