International Admissions

For over 170 international students from nearly 70 countries each year, Luther College provides a world of opportunities.

Students’ paths to Luther—from countries such as Ghana, Nepal, India, China, Japan, Norway, Bolivia, Zambia, Vietnam, and Brazil, to name a few—are as varied as the paths they embark upon at graduation. After four years of study, students leave Luther better prepared to make a difference in their graduate or professional school programs, succeed in the workforce, and serve in the world.

To discover the possibilities waiting for you at Luther, we’ve designed this special site for international students and U.S. students living abroad. Simply click on the links to get started. A world of opportunities awaits you!

Discover Luther

Explore Luther College and learn about our excellent academic programs, life at Luther, and how your Luther liberal arts education stays with you for life.

Connect With Us

Request more information, contact International Admissions with questions, or read our student blogs!

Apply to Luther

Everything you need to know about the international application process, requirements, and what to expect after you apply.

Scholarships and Financial Aid

Worried about how you’re going to afford going to Luther? Learn about work study, grants, and scholarships for international students.

Once You Have Been Accepted

Learn about the process of becoming an international student at Luther College.

Center for Global Learning

Luther Quick Facts

Location: Decorah, IA
Academics: 60+ majors, minors & programs
Students: 1,744 (93% live on campus)
International Students: 170+ students from nearly 70 countries
Faculty: 175 (95% with terminal degree)
Student/Faculty Ratio: 11:1
Alumni: 87% find their current job satisfying


International Admissions Office

Luther College
700 College Drive
Decorah, Iowa 52101

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Phone: 563-387-1445
Fax: 563-387-2159

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