Martin Luther College

New Ulm, MN
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This article deals with the WELS-affiliated tertiary institution in Minnesota. See Luther College for the ELCA institution in Iowa.

Martin Luther College is the college of ministry operated by the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS). Located on a 50 acres (20 ha) campus in New Ulm, Minnesota, United States, the college prepares men for pastoral training at Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary and men and women for service as early childhood teachers, elementary, and secondary teachers and staff ministers in WELS churches, schools and missions. A faculty of 82 educators serves approximately 800 students during the school year. The school is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, and its teaching program has been approved by the Minnesota Board of Teaching.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $11,320.00 avg tuition

1995 Luther Ct
New Ulm, MN 56073-3965
507(354) 822-1211

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Areas of Study:

  • Education
  • Theology And Religious Vocations
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Martin Luther College

Applied 221
Admitted 210 95%
Enrolled total 172
Full Time: 172
Part Time 0
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT Math 0 0
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 22 28
ACT English 21 28
ACT Math 23 27
ACT Writing 6 8
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 84%
4-year graduation rate 51%
6-year graduation rate 71%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
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Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Martin Luther College

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $11,320.00 $11,320.00 $11,320.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $245.00 $245.00 $245.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $4,500.00 $4,500.00 $4,500.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $105.00 $105.00 $105.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $250.00 $250.00 $250.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
(with family)
Room and Board $4,390.00 $0.00 $0.00
Other Expenses $3,600.00 $0.00 $0.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $35.00
Graduate Application Fee $35.00
Books and Supplies $800.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 89%
Percent receiving grant aid 80%
Avg amount of grant aid $5,628.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 66%
Avg amount of student loan aid $5,260.00

Martin Luther College

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X
Education, General X
Elementary Education and Teaching X
English/Language Arts Teacher Education X
Mathematics Teacher Education X
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education X
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels X
Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies X
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other X
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other X

Scholarships for Students in Minnesota

Name Amount Deadline
Thomas M. Stetson Scholarship $2,000 June 01, 2017
Minnesota HIMSS Scholarship $1,000 April 01, 2017
David Arver Memorial Scholarship $1,000 April 01, 2017

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