Luther College

country rank  639
world rank  2004

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University Overview

Established in 1861, Luther College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the small town of Decorah (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Iowa. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Luther College is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Lutheran religion. Luther College offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 158 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1861
Motto Soli Deo Gloria
To God alone be the Glory
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address 700 College Drive
Decorah (population range: 2,500-9,999)
52101-1045 Iowa
United States
T +1 (563) 387 2000
F +1 (563) 387 2159

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 700 College Drive
Decorah 52101-1042
+1 (563) 387 1287
800 458 8437

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar 4-1-4
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Christian-Lutheran Christian-Lutheran Evangelical Lutheran Church In America - www.elca.org

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Luther College's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Associated Colleges of the Midwest (ACM)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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