Recent winners in other national scholarship competitions: Goldwater (STEM), Udall (environmental studies), Fulbright-Hays (study abroad), Jack Kent Cooke (graduate school), Rossing (physics), Torrison (medicine).
All Luther students participate in distinctive, hands-on learning: internships, research, study abroad, student teaching, or service learning.
Dozens of students are fully funded each summer to participate in full-time research and creative collaborations with faculty.
Luther is a Phi Beta Kappa institution, an honor belonging to only 10 percent of colleges and universities nationwide.
98 percent of our students receive some form of financial assistance.
75 percent of Luther students are employed on campus.
40 percent of Luther students participate in at least one music ensemble; 25 percent compete on one or more of the college’s 19 intercollegiate teams; and 60 percent play intramural sports.
Luther students have a high service ethic: 70 percent volunteer.
90 percent of students live on campus, which creates a vibrant and engaged campus community.
22 percent of Luther students graduate with a double major.
32 percent come from the top tenth of their high school class.
75 percent of May 2015 graduates participated in one or more out-of-classroom applied learning activity including an internship, research, practicum, clinical and/or a student-teaching experience.
A Global Perspective
Luther students come from 61 countries and 40 states.
Each year, between 400-500 Luther students study abroad, ranking Luther among the top baccalaureate colleges in the nation for the percentage of students who study abroad prior to graduation—over two-thirds.
Luther has semester- and yearlong programs in Nottingham, England; Münster, Germany; Coldigioco, Italy; and Sliema, Malta. We offer J-term classes in dozens of countries, and students also have the opportunity to enroll in study-abroad programs through partnering institutions in additional locations.