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Common Data Set

The CDS (a collaborative effort between institutions of higher ed and publishers such as the College Board, Peterson’s, and U.S. News & World Report) provides accurate, standard information accessible to the college community, prospective students and their families, peer institutions, and our own offices which utilizes it for further reporting and research.

Click below to view sections of the Luther College 2013-14 Common Data Set:

A. General Information
Basic contact information, classification of the college

B. Enrollment and Persistence
Enrollment data by gender, race/ethnicity; degrees awarded last year; graduation and persistence

C. First Time, First Year (Freshman) Admission
Admission requirements, applications, entering cohort data

D. Transfer Admission
Transfer enrollment information

E. Academic Offerings and Policies
Course work required, special programs available

F. Student Life
Co-curricular activities, housing

G. Annual Expenses
Tuition, fees, room and board costs

H. Financial Aid
Aid awarded to enrolled students by type and need; student indebtedness; international aid information; financial aid form requirements, types of aid available

I. Instructional Faculty and Class Size
Faculty characteristics, student-to-faculty ratio, class size

J. Degrees Conferred
Degrees conferred in the past year by major

Common Data Set Summary: 2004-2013