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About Martin Luther College

Martin Luther College is a private, religious school in an small town setting in New Ulm, Minnesota. Martin Luther College was founded in 1995 and now enrolls around 993 students a year, including 910 undergrads.

There are 12 Martin Luther College undergrads for each full-time professor.

2021 Martin Luther College Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 84%
Average GPA 3.6
Mean ACT score 25
Mean SAT score 1171
Tuition $16,910

Martin Luther College Regular Decision Deadline 2022

Early Admission at Martin Luther College

Martin Luther College does not offer early decision or early action.

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Martin Luther College Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into Martin Luther College. Around 84% of applicants get into Martin Luther College each year. Last year, 266 students applied to Martin Luther College and 223 were admitted.

Martin Luther College Waitlist

Martin Luther College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

How Do I Get Into Martin Luther College?

Martin Luther College is considered moderately difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Martin Luther College, applicants must submit the following items.

Martin Luther College Application Requirements

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Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.0
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GPA and Test Scores for Martin Luther College

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.6 /4.0. The mean composite SAT score is 1171. The mean ACT score for Martin Luther College students is 25.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Martin Luther College.

Does Martin Luther College Require the ACT or SAT?

Martin Luther College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, 5% submitted the SAT. 95% submitted the ACT.

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Does Martin Luther College Provide Student Housing?

Yes! Martin Luther College provides on-campus housing for up to 0 students.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Martin Luther College.

Financial Aid at Martin Luther College

Martin Luther College meets 65.1% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $11,600 a year.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can.. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Is Martin Luther College a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Martin Luther College

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Martin Luther College, around 81% return for their sophomore year. Out of the 164 students who started at Martin Luther College as first-time freshman, 63 graduate within four years.

Martin Luther College's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 69%. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Debt for Martin Luther College Grads

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2021 was around $25,185 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Martin Luther College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Martin Luther College a good school for you?

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Where is Martin Luther College?

Martin Luther College is located in the small town setting of New Ulm, Minnesota.

If you want to see Martin Luther College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 14 to New Ulm, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Minneapolis-St. Paul International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Martin Luther College and New Ulm are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1995 Luther Court New Ulm, MN 56073

Campus Setting: Small Town

Martin Luther College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Martin Luther College is Continuous processing.

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Martin Luther College ACT Scores


ACT Range

22 - 28

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Martin Luther College is 25. Students with an ACT score of 28 and above have a good chance of getting into Martin Luther College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 22 and 28 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 22 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Martin Luther College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1058 - 1283


Math SAT Range

560 - 645


Reading SAT Range

510 - 675

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SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Martin Luther College students is 1171. Applicants with SAT scores of 1283 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Martin Luther College, while applicants with SAT scores between 1058 to 1283 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1058 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Martin Luther College.

Martin Luther College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Martin Luther College is like? There are approximately 993 students enrolled at Martin Luther College, including 910 undergraduate students and 83 graduate students. 78% percent of students attend school full-time, 17% percent are from MN and 83% percent of students are from other states.


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