Luther College seniors were much more likely than seniors at either of the two comparison groups shown below to study abroad and complete a culminating senior experience (senior project or thesis).
"Which of the following have you done (during your time at) this institution?"
|College activity||Luther College||Regional Privates*||Regional Publics**|
|Engage in a practicum, internship, or other field experience||72%||74%||65%|
|Conduct collaborative research with faculty||48%||39%||34%|
|Participate in a learning community||30%||33%||29%|
|Culminating senior experience||94%||74%||46%|
"How much has your experience at this institution contributed to your knowledge, skills, and personal development in the following areas?"
|Area of growth||Luther College||Regional Privates*||Regional Publics**|
|Working with others||3.2||3.2||3.1|
4 = Very much, 3 = Quite a bit, 2 = Some, 1 = Very little.
* Regional Privates: Augsburg College, Augustana University (S.D), Buena Vista University, Central College, College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University, Concordia College at Moorhead, Drake University, Loras College, and Wartburg College.
** Regional Publics: Iowa State University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Northern Iowa, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, and University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Source: 2014 National Survey of Student Engagement