Martin Luther College
New Ulm, MN 56073-3965

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Town
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 937
Religious affiliation Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod
Student to faculty ratio 12:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 745 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
No
Study abroad
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

83%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Martin Luther College is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 293 applications and 244 students were granted admission. Martin Luther College is at the #81 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 96% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 4% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT1080 to 1380
ACT21 to 27

Application Fee

$35
Undergrad students
$35
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Martin Luther College's tuition was $13,980 for all students regardless of residency (47.8% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$18,300
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $22,127
$13,980
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
$13,980
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 98% of Martin Luther College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 35% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $3,442 (which is 21.8% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Martin Luther College in 2016-2017, was 102, which is 59% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,329 (which is 9.6% below the national average.)

$3,442
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,400
$5,329
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,895
98%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Martin Luther College has enrolled a total of 937 students (719 students full-time and 218 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 937 students, 18 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 49% men and 51% women and 859 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 78 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 184 students for distance studies.

937
Total Enrollment
18
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 94%

Non-resident alien: 2%

Black/African American: 1%

Hispanic: 1%

Asian: 1%

Two or more races: 1%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 2 largest majors offered at Martin Luther College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Education 61% 76 15
Theology And Religious Vocations 26% 32 3

Graduation & Dropout Rates

73%
Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Martin Luther College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

1%
Still enrolled
26%
Dropout rate
--
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$25,300
Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Martin Luther College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $25,300. Last year, out of the total 262 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 262 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 331 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 301 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $25,300 $36,900
Employment Rate 100% 91%
Total Graduates 262 331

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