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Martin Luther College

New Ulm, MN 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate180%
Acceptance Rate180%

About Martin Luther College

Martin Luther College Overview

Martin Luther College is a private, religious school in the small town setting of New Ulm, Minnesota. Martin Luther College was founded in 1995 and currently enrolls around 920 students per year year, which includes 795 undergraduates. Martin Luther College provides housing for students. Most students live in off campus housing.Regular decision applicants for Fall 2023 should find out if they have been admitted by September 15.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Martin Luther College!

Are you interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Martin Luther College's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Martin Luther College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

There are no fraternities or sororities at Martin Luther College, so it might be a good choice if you're not interested in Greek life.

Planning to play sports? Martin Luther College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Martin Luther College on the Student Life page.

2022 Martin Luther College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 91%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Average GPA 3.6
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 12%
Tuition $17,420
Percent of Need Met 72.9%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $14,325

Is Martin Luther College a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a better look at what Martin Luther College offers and if it seems like a good choice for you.

Martin Luther College Acceptance Rate 2022

It is moderately difficult to get into Martin Luther College. Martin Luther College admitted 91% of all applicants in 2022. Out of 197 applications received in 2022, 180 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Martin Luther College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It guages how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Around 83% of students who start at Martin Luther College return for their second year of college. Around 75% of students who started at Martin Luther College earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. 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 Outlook Martin Luther College Graduates

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with Martin Luther College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Martin Luther College

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Martin Luther College meets 72.9% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Martin Luther College full-time are awarded $14,325 a year in financial aid, on average.

Graduates in the class of 2022 had an average of $22,848 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served 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! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Martin Luther College.

Based on this information, how does Martin Luther College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Martin Luther College a good school for you?

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Where is Martin Luther College Located?

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

If you would like 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

Not available

Transfer Applications are Due

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Martin Luther College ACT Scores


ACT Range

21 - 27

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

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27 and Above


21 to 27


21 and Less


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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 27 and above have a good chance of getting into Martin Luther College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 21 and 27 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 21 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Martin Luther College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1060 - 1250


Math SAT Range

540 - 610


Reading SAT Range

540 - 640

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1250 and Above


1060 to 1250


1060 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Martin Luther College students is 1171. Applicants with SAT scores of 1250 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Martin Luther College, while applicants with SAT scores between 1060 to 1250 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1060 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 920 students enrolled at Martin Luther College, including 795 undergraduate students and 125 graduate students. 82% percent of students attend school full-time, 18% percent are from MN and 82% percent of students are from other states.


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