Established in 1861, Luther College is a non-profit private liberal arts higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the medium town of Decorah (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Iowa. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Luther College is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational US 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 161 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Luther College also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
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|Motto||Soli Deo Gloria
To God alone be the Glory
|Colours||Blue and white|
|Address||700 College Drive
|Tel||+1 (563) 387 2000|
|Fax||+1 (563) 387 2159|
|over 20,000 US$
|over 20,000 US$
|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|
|New Admission Requirements||- Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is required
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
|Admission Office||700 College Drive
(563) 387 1287
800 458 8437
|Religious Affiliation||Christian-Lutheran Evangelical Lutheran Church In America - www.elca.org|
|Basic Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus|
|2000 Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, small, highly residential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||Exclusively undergraduate four-year|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Arts & sciences plus professions, no graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Not Classified (Exclusively Graduate Programs)|
Luther College's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 217,848 physical volumes, 10,960 physical media, 79,794 digital/electronic medium and 73 licensed digital/electronic databases. Luther College's library has 1 branch.
Luther College provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,897 students in the 2018 academic year.
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
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