“Because my professors know me so well, they suggest areas of study or future discovery based on what they've seen to be my strengths and weaknesses, rather than pushing me down a predetermined path. Their investment in me has allowed me to create a journey of my own.”

Hanna Dodd ’21
English Major
From Coal Valley, IL

“I have been able to shape what I am learning and engaging with both inside and outside the classroom. This has helped me grow as a conscious citizen, stay on top of issues I care about, embrace a new and sustainable lifestyle, and strengthen my voice in standing up for causes I care about.”

Danica Nolton ’22
Nursing Major
From Grinnell, Iowa

“My Luther experience has benefited me tremendously. For example, my RA position has helped me work on my relationship building, time management, and leadership skills. Soccer has helped me remain physically and mentally fit during times of academic stress. Rigorous courses have prepared me well for my future plans to take the MCAT and attend a medical school.”

Isaac Woods ’22
Exercise Science and Allied Health Sciences Majors, Pre-Med Route
From Sioux Falls, SD


Get the Full Financial Picture

Every student’s financial story is unique—so we tailor our financial aid to your individual situation. If you apply by December 1, complete your FAFSA by January 1 to become eligible for a special grant from Luther.

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Experience Luther in Person

Come say “hi!” We’d love to give you a tour around campus—because there’s no better way to imagine your future here than to see it for yourself. We offer many visit options to fit your schedule.

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Connect with Us

Sign up for one of our "What's Next for Admitted Students" sessions, where you (and your parents) can get answers to your questions about all things Luther, from financial aid to housing selection to the enrollment timeline.

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Claim Your Place

You are one step away from officially becoming a Norse. All it takes is a deposit. Once you’re ready, visit our deposit page and we’ll save a spot for you.

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Key Dates

You’ve already achieved so much, and there’s so much to look forward to. Here are the important dates and deadlines to keep in mind as we walk together toward a Luther College education shaped by you.

From Luther's Acceptance to Your Commitment

Starting October 1

Complete the free application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA is required each year for students seeking financial assistance. Visit www.fafsa.gov for complete details.

Starting November 15

You will receive notification of your financial aid offer if you have already applied for need based financial assistance by completing the FAFSA.

By May 1

Pay your non-refundable $300 deposit by the National Candidate reply date. Celebrate your commitment to attend Luther College!

From Your Commitment to Your Enrollment


Deposited students receive information about Registration, Orientation, and Advising Day (ROAD). Start following the New Student Checklist and sign up for your preferred ROAD session.

June and July

Deposited students attend the ROAD program to meet faculty advisors and enroll in courses.

By June 15

Apply for Luther housing.

Late August

On-campus student orientation takes place for all enrolled new students.

September 1


Get in Touch

We are always ready to answer questions, help you overcome challenges, or help connect you with the right resources. Here are the best ways to get in touch:

EMAIL: [email protected]

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