Luther College seniors were much more likely than seniors at either of the two comparison groups shown below to study abroad and complete a culminating senior experience (senior project or thesis).
"Which of the following have you done (during your time at) this institution?"
|College activity||Luther College||Liberal Arts Midwest*||Iowa Privates**|
|Engage in a practicum, internship, or other field experience||67%||71%||67%|
|Conduct collaborative research with faculty||47%||47%||33%|
|Participate in a learning community||28%||31%||30%|
|Culminating senior experience||91%||82%||72%|
"How much has your experience at this institution contributed to your knowledge, skills, and personal development in the following areas?"
|Area of growth||Luther College||Liberal Arts Midwest*||Iowa Privates**|
|Working with others||3.2||3.2||3.2|
4 = Very much, 3 = Quite a bit, 2 = Some, 1 = Very little.
* Liberal Arts Midwest: Beloit College, Concordia College at Moorhead, Gustavus Adolphus College, Knox College, Lawrence University, The College of Saint Benedict, and Saint John's University.
** Iowa Privates: Buena Vista University, Central College, Drake University, Loras College, Simpson College, Wartburg College.
Source: 2014 National Survey of Student Engagement