Resources › For Students and Parents Luther College Admissions ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More Share Flipboard Email Print Luther College. Prizm / Wikimedia Commons For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated August 24, 2018 Luther College Admissions Overview: Luther College has an acceptance rate of 68%. Applicants will, in general, need solid grades and test scores to be admitted to the school. Students interested in applying to Luther College will need to submit an application, SAT or ACT scores, and high school transcripts. For complete instructions, including important deadlines, be sure to visit Luther College's website. Admissions Data (2016): Luther College Acceptance Rate: 68%GPA, SAT and ACT Graph for Luther AdmissionsTest Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: 448 / 573SAT Math: 480 / 625SAT Writing: - / -What these SAT numbers meanSAT score comparison for Iowa collegesACT Composite: 23 / 28ACT English: 22 / 29ACT Math: 22 / 28What these ACT numbers meanACT score comparison for Iowa colleges Luther College Description: Founded in 1861, Luther College is a small liberal arts college affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. The school's 200-acre main campus is located in the small town of Decorah, Iowa, in the northeast corner of the state. The college emphasizes service, and over 80% of students study abroad. Luther college has a 12 to 1 student / faculty ratio, and its strong liberal arts and science programs earned it a chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. In athletics, the Luther Norse compete in the NCAA Division III Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 2,169 (all undergraduate)Gender Breakdown: 45% Male / 55% Female98% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $40,040Books: $1,040 (why so much?)Room and Board: $8,500Other Expenses: $3,015Total Cost: $52,595 Luther College Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of Students Receiving Aid: 100%Luther College Scholarships (Cappex.com)Percentage of Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 100%Loans: 66%Average Amount of AidGrants: $25,761Loans: $8,472 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Accounting, Biology, Business Administration, Communication Studies, Elementary Education, English, Nursing, Physical Education, Psychology, Spanish Retention and Graduation Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 84%4-Year Graduation Rate: 72%6-Year Graduation Rate: 79% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Soccer, Baseball, Wrestling, Track and Field, Basketball, Football, Golf, Swimming, Cross CountryWomen's Sports: Golf, Tennis, Volleyball, Cross Country, Basketball, Swimming, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics If You Like Luther College, You May Also Like These Schools: Central College: Profile Cornell College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphUniversity of Iowa: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphSimpson College: Profile Lawrence University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphIowa State University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphWinona State University: Profile Carleton College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphUniversity of Northern Iowa: Profile Wartburg College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphConcordia College - Moorhead: Profile Augsburg College: Profile Luther College Mission Statement: mission statement from http://www.luther.edu/about/mission/index.html "In the reforming spirit of Martin Luther, Luther College affirms the liberating power of faith and learning. As people of all backgrounds, we embrace diversity and challenge one another to learn in community, to discern our callings, and to serve with distinction for the common good. As a college of the church, Luther is rooted in an understanding of grace and freedom that emboldens us in worship, study, and service to seek truth, examine our faith, and care for all God’s people."