College Deliberately: Luther College

Luther College is a small, private not-for-profit, four-year College that emphasizes culture, citizenship and religion located in the town of Decorah, IA. It is known for Biology/Biological Sciences, Business Administration and Management and Music.

Luther College

place 700 College Drive, Decorah, IA 52101-1045
phone Phone: No Phone number found
web Web: http://www.luther.edu/
  • Luther College is also known as:
    Luther College, Luther Norse


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Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
Luther College Higher Learning Commission Accredited 1915-01-01 2029-08-31
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Student Centeredness

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Student Services

Students with disabilities:
14% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
‘Disability’ can include blindness or visual impairment that cannot be corrected by wearing glasses; hearing impairment (e.g., deaf or hard of hearing); orthopedic or mobility impairment; speech or language impairment; learning, mental, emotional, or psychiatric condition (e.g., serious learning disability, depression, ADD, or ADHD); or other health impairment or problem.

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Bachelor’s degree
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Luther College is in NCAA Division III with football. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Football Men’s 68
Soccer Men’s 43
Baseball Men’s 39

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Tuition for Luther College is in the 89.8 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as expensive.
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