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

A Residential Campus Community

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

  • Emily Alcock, Luther College class of 2017

    Fútbol: The common denominator of Chile

    Emily Alcock, Luther College junior, is studying abroad in Valparaiso, Chile, and explains why "¡Chi-chi-chi, le-le-le, VIVA CHILE!" means so much.

  • 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 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.

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