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Total Student Body Profile

Admissions at Luther College.

Luther students come from a variety of backgrounds. Below, we offer a glimpse at how the study body breaks down in terms of everything from home state or country to religious affiliation to multiculturalism—and more.

Geographic Distribution

  • Iowa: 805 students (32%)
  • Minnesota: 916 students (36%)
  • Wisconsin: 319 students (13%)
  • Illinois: 143 students (6%)
  • Other States (38 states): 209 students (8%)
  • International (46 countries): 127 students (5%)

Multicultural Student Profile

  • American Multicultural: 172 (7%)
  • African-American: 37
  • American Indian: 2
  • Asian-American: 57
  • Hispanic: 58
  • Multiracial: 18
  • International: 127 (5%)

Religious Affiliation

  • Lutheran: 1,144 (45%)
    • ELCA: 930
    • LCMS: 100
    • WELS: 16
    • Other: 98
  • Other Christian: 896 (36%)
    • Catholic: 367
    • Methodist: 134
    • Presbyterian: 68
    • Congregational: 24
    • Baptist: 40
    • Episcopal: 17
    • Other: 232
  • Other Religious Affiliations: 21 (1%)
    • Hindu: 3
    • Buddhist: 5
    • Jewish: 4
    • Moslem: 3
    • Other: 6

Enrollment by Grade

  • First-Year Students: 667 (26%)
  • Sophomores: 579 (23%)
  • Juniors: 593 (24%)
  • Seniors: 595 (24%)

Gender Breakdown

  • Male: 1,070 (42%)
  • Female: 1,449 (58%)

Students Who Study Abroad: 75%

Students Involved in Intercollegiate Sports: 30%

Students Involved in Music: 40%

Students Living on Campus: 88%