Luther College
#1665 Overall Influence#845 Desirability Rank

Luther College

Lutheran liberal arts college in Iowa

Luther College is a private liberal arts college in Decorah, Iowa. Established as a Lutheran seminary in 1861 by Norwegian immigrants, the school today is an institution of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

4,422

Acceptance

63%

Graduation Rate

79%

Median SAT Score

1180

Median ACT Score

26

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$41,950

Fees (in-state)

$340

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0-30K$17,555
30K-48K$17,901
48K-75K$19,950
75K-110K$24,659
110K+$29,263

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$53,200

Employed

95%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

2K

Under-Grads

2K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

700 College Drive, Decorah IA 52101-1045

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

10 per 100k

Violent Crime

1 per 100k

What is Luther College known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#504 World Rank #248 USA Rank
Religious Studies
#632 World Rank #264 USA Rank
Anthropology
#1067 World Rank #415 USA Rank
Philosophy
#819 World Rank #440 USA Rank
Psychology
#1109 World Rank #534 USA Rank
Political Science
#1395 World Rank #539 USA Rank
Literature
#1580 World Rank #554 USA Rank
Mathematics
#1382 World Rank #595 USA Rank
Biology
#1440 World Rank #598 USA Rank
Medical
#1717 World Rank #773 USA Rank
Education
#1454 World Rank #813 USA Rank
History
#2645 World Rank #868 USA Rank
Chemistry
#2705 World Rank #972 USA Rank
Computer Science
#1825 World Rank #998 USA Rank
Communications
#2936 World Rank #1672 USA Rank
Nursing

Other areas of influence

#1418 World Rank #1016 USA Rank
Criminal Justice
#1485 World Rank #725 USA Rank
Law
#2712 World Rank #1393 USA Rank
Business
#4845 World Rank #1291 USA Rank
Engineering

Influential People

Who are Luther College's Most influential alumni?

Luther College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Religious Studies, Anthropology, and Psychology. Luther College’s most academically influential people include Callista Gingrich, Ludvig Hektoen, and Kari Bruwelheide.

Callista Gingrich
Callista Gingrich

U.S. diplomat

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Ludvig Hektoen
Ludvig Hektoen

American pathologist

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Kari Bruwelheide

American anthropologist

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Ole Ivar Løvaas

Norwegian-American psychologist

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Donovan W. Frank

United States federal judge

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Duane Hanson
Duane Hanson

American sculptor

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Terence E. Fretheim

Old Testament scholar

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Betsy Warland

Canadian writer

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Rasmus Bjørn Anderson
Rasmus Bjørn Anderson

American diplomat

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Brad Steiger

American author

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Julie E. Adams
Julie E. Adams

Secretary of the United States

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Gerhard Forde

American theologian

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