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We're a private liberal arts college in beautiful Decorah, Iowa.

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Campus is the center of life at Luther. First-year residence halls are designed to help you meet new people and make lifelong friends. You’ll find a home here.

Student Life at Luther

98% of students receive financial aid

We strive to make your education affordable through scholarships, work-study opportunities, loans and grants.

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Ideas & Creations Blog

  • Liam Fraser

    Walking Through History

    Liam Fraser talks about the first few days in Berlin and Wittenberg - and experiencing a piece of history near and dear to the Luther community.

  • Pedro dos Santos

    Why race in Brazil?

    Professor dos Santos shares why this January Term course and January 14 matters so much to him.

  • Students en route to Arusha

    Never a bad day in Africa

    Emily Osborne talks about the heat, beauty and gratitude she and her fellow students experienced on their first day in Tanzania.

  • Thomas Johnson, Communication Studies

    A call for media literacy

    Following the recent presidential election and other current events, Professor Thomas C. Johnson discusses the importance of developing media literacy as consumers of news.

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