Academic Profile

ACT Composite test scores provide a basis for comparing the academic profile of students enrolling at a college or university.

The tables below provide ACT Composite scores for first-year students enrolled in the fall 2012 semester. The tables express the scores for students scoring at the 25th percentile or below* and at the 75th percentile or above.**

View how Luther compares to public, ELCA (Evangelical Lutheran Church of America), and other private colleges and universities in terms of ACT Composite test scores:

Public University Comparison 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
University of Wisconsin (Madison) 26 30
University of Minnesota (Twin Cities) 25 30
Luther College 23 28
University of Iowa 22 28
Iowa State University 22 28
University of Northern Iowa 21 25
ELCA/Private College/University Comparison 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
St. Olaf 26 31
Gustavus Adolphus 26 30
Cornell College 24 30
Drake University 24 29
Coe College 23 28
Luther College 23 28
Augustana (Sioux Falls, S.D.) 23 28
Concordia College (Moorhead, Minn.) 22 27
Simpson College 21 27
Central College 21 26
Wartburg College 21 26

* 25 percent of students scored at or below
** 25 percent of students scored above