Luther College is on a 200-acre campus in the small town setting of Decorah, Iowa.
Luther College has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Luther College does not have fraternities or sororities.
Luther College has the Alpha Phi Omega. In fact, more students participate in the Alpha Phi Omega than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Luther College include college ministries, recreational sports, Student Activities Council and Diversity groups.
Luther College students' favorite campus events are Major concerts, Family Weekend and Christmas at Luther Weekend.
This table offers information on housing at Luther College.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for senior|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||96%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||2,000|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||1,674|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||4%|
Luther College offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Luther College students live on campus. In 2022, 96% of undergrads at Luther College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 4% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Luther College. There are 2,000 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,744 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 1,674 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 90% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Luther College offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At Luther College there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Luther College:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Swimming And Diving||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cross Country Running||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cheerleading||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Ultimate Frisbee||Club Teams||Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Luther College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Luther College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Luther College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Luther College, take Highway 52 to Decorah, IA. If you need to fly, book your flight to La Crosse Regional airport.
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