Resources for Additional Information

The two resources below provide a wealth of information about Luther and other colleges/universities you may be considering as part of your search.

The information is provided using common standards and requirements so it allows for easy and fair comparison.


U-CAN is designed to give prospective students and their families’ concise, web-based consumer-friendly information on the nation’s nonprofit, private colleges and universities.

It consists of hundreds of institutional profiles that contain comparable data and links to qualitative campus information (a distinction, along with prominent use of visual graphics).

College Navigator

College Navigator consists primarily of the latest data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), the core postsecondary education data collection program for NCES. It includes information on academic programs and majors, varsity athletic programs, admissions, retention and graduation rates, enrollment, financial aid, and campus security.  College Navigator allows you to:

  • Refine your college search with More Search Options to select additional search criteria including retention, net price, graduation rates and others.
  • Build a list of schools using My Favorites for side-by-side comparisons.