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We're a private liberal arts college in beautiful Decorah, Iowa.

A Residential Campus Community

Campus is the center of life at Luther. First-year residence halls are designed to help you meet new people and make lifelong friends. You’ll find a home here.

Student Life at Luther

98% of students receive financial aid

We strive to make your education affordable through scholarships, work-study opportunities, loans and grants.

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Ideas & Creations Blog

  • "War of the Worlds" poster preview

    What we learned from OTR

    Professor Joyce goes into detail on the sound behind Luther's 2018 recreation of Orson Welles' historic 1938 broadcast of "War of the Worlds," and how sometimes it is the space between the sounds that causes us to learn the most.

  • Anna Lavender, Luther College class of 2021

    Community looks to build resilience in response to climate change

    Luther sophomore Anna Lavender discusses an inspirational meeting she attended in October and invites readers to join her for the next one.

  • Bob Shedinger

    A tale of two lectures

    Luther Profess of Religion Bob Shedinger attended two lectures on campus last week and came away with two very different experiences.

  • Amy Weldon: Writing in buckets

    Writing in buckets

    Professor Weldon describes her current writing style, "writing in buckets," which she says can work for anyone!

Campus Events

Oct 7

  •  • Dahl Centennial Union, Peace Dining Room

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