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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

  • Claudia Elvidge, Luther College class of 2016

    Make it your kingdom

    Just about to burst through the Luther bubble, Luther senior Claudia Elvidge gives us a pep talk in the strangest way imaginable... through bowling-themed emo bands and t-rex themed beanies.

  • Studying on the deck overlooking the Oneota Valley.

    Surviving the final stretch

    Izzy Michaud, Luther first-year, finds the balance between finishing out classes with a bang and finding the spaces to relax and enjoy the weather.

  • John Cord

    Social conscience and the ease of ignorance

    Professor Cord encourages us to stop ignoring opportunities to absorb intelligence, and instead change the world by changing people's minds.

  • Aaron Hafner, Luther College football coach

    Toughness=Success

    Let's talk tough. Coach Hafner explains the importance of being mentally tough, and the lasting changes we can make with a positive attitude.

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