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Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.
|Luther College 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.6|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||30%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||22%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||77%|
Luther College does not offer early decision or early action.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Luther College is a moderately difficult school to get into. Luther College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Luther College accepted 64% of all applicants, around 2,340 of the 3,640 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Luther College, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you stand out.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Class Rank||Very Important|
|Work Experience||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
To apply, all applicants to Luther College must submit the following items. Double check with Luther College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Luther College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.
Out of all students that were admitted, 60% submitted a class rank. At Luther College 30% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 55% were in the top 25% and 87% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Luther College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||29%|
|3.50 and 3.74||27%|
|3.25 and 3.49||11%|
|3.00 and 3.24||8%|
|2.50 and 2.9||6%|
|2.00 and 2.49||1%|
Luther College does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Luther College is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 22% of Luther College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 77% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Luther College students scored 643 or higher and 75% of students scored 510 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Luther College students scored 640 or higher, and 75% scored a 510 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Luther College, you should strive to earn between 23 and 29 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 29 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Luther College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 29, and three out of four students scored lower than 29 on the ACT.
A 23 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Luther College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 23.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Luther College.
Transfer students can enroll in Luther College during the following terms: - Fall Term - Winter Term - Spring Term - Winter Term - Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Luther College?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Luther College.
Does Luther College accept transfer credits?
Luther College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Luther College accepts:
Does Luther College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Luther College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Luther College?
Luther College is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Luther College's acceptance rate?
Luther College's acceptance rate is 64%.
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How hard is it to get into Luther College? Luther College is a somewhat selective institution. The Luther College acceptance rate is 64%. This means that the institution accepts 64 out of every 100 applicants.
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The median ACT score of an admitted student to Luther College is 26. Students with an ACT score of 29 and above have a good chance of getting into Luther College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 23 and 29 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 23 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Luther College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.6. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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