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Martin Luther College

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above

School Size & Setting

Distant | Town

Students-to-Faculty Ratio

14:1

Religious affliation

Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod

Mission Statement

Martin Luther College exists to serve the ministerial needs of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS) by preparing men for pastoral training at Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary and by preparing men and women for service as teachers and staff ministers in the Synod's churches and schools so that the WELS may be served by candidates both qualified and competent to proclaim the Word of God faithfully and in accord with the Lutheran Confessions in the Book of Concord.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

$16,910

Out of state

$16,910
Graduate

In state

$5,400

Out of state

$5,400

Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
100%
Type of aid % of students receiving aid Average amount
Federal grants 99.0% $2,378
State/local grants 8.0% $6,132
Institutional grants 98.0% $4,259
Loans 88.0% $6,020

Other Estimated Costs

Housing

$6,680 per year

Books & Supplies

$800 per year

Personal Expenses

$4,300 per year

Financial aid resources

Paying for college

Learn about different ways to cover costs, incluing financial aid, GI Bills, grants and scholarships

Applying for financial Aid

Review this step-by-step guide on everything you need to do to complete your application.

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Academics

Most Popular Undergraduate majors

  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
Full List of Majors

Undergraduate Majors X

  • EDUCATION
    • Special Education and Teaching, General
      • A general program that focuses on the design and provision of teaching and other educational services to children or adults with special learning needs or disabilities, and that may prepare individuals to function as special education teachers in a collaborative or team environment. Includes instruction in diagnosing learning disabilities, developing individual education plans, teaching and supervising special education students, special education counseling, and applicable laws and policies. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Elementary Education and Teaching
      • A program that prepares individuals to teach students in the elementary grades, which may include kindergarten through grade eight, depending on the school system or state regulations. Includes preparation to teach all elementary education subject matter. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
      • A program that prepares individuals to teach students ranging in age from infancy through eight years (grade three), depending on the school system or state regulations. Includes preparation to teach all relevant subject matter. See other colleges that offer this major
    • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
    • Mathematics Teacher Education
    • Music Teacher Education
    • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
    • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
      • A program that prepares individuals to teach general science programs, or a combination of the biological and physical science subject matter areas, at various educational levels. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Social Studies Teacher Education
    • Chemistry Teacher Education
    • Physics Teacher Education
    • Spanish Language Teacher Education
    • Education, Other
  • THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS
    • Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies
    • Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other
      • Any instructional program in theological and ministerial studies not listed above, including preparation for religious vocations in faiths other than Christianity and Judaism. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Theology and Religious Vocations, Other

Most Popular Graduate programs

  • Education, General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General
  • Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other
Full List of Programs

Graduate ProgramsX

  • EDUCATION
    • Education, General
      • A program that focuses on the general theory and practice of learning and teaching, the basic principles of educational psychology, the art of teaching, the planning and administration of educational activities, school safety and health issues, and the social foundations of education. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Educational Leadership and Administration, General
      • A program that focuses on the general principles and techniques of administering a wide variety of schools and other educational organizations and facilities, supervising educational personnel at the school or staff level, and that may prepare individuals as general administrators and supervisors. See other colleges that offer this major
  • THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS
    • Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other
      • Any instructional program in theological and ministerial studies not listed above, including preparation for religious vocations in faiths other than Christianity and Judaism. See other colleges that offer this major
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Admissions

Undergraduate acceptance rate

Acceptance rate
91.37%
  • Apply 197
  • Accepted 180
  • Attend 151

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$35
Graduate
$35

Undergraduate application requirements

  • High school transcript

    Required
  • High school GPA

    Required
  • Recommendation letter

    Required
  • Admissions test
    (SAT or ACT)

    Not applicable
  • TOEFL
    (international students)

    Required
  • Completion of college
    prep program

    Required
  • Demonstration of
    competencies

    Not applicable

Average Test Scores

SAT Math
540-610
ACT Composite
21-27
SAT Reading
540-640
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
51%
Male Students
49%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian92.07%
  2. Two Or More Ethnicities4.45%
  3. Hispanic/Latino1.3%
  4. Black0.98%
  5. Asian0.76%
  6. Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0.22%
  7. Not Specified0.11%
  8. American Indian/Alaska Native0.11%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

1,381

Undergraduate students

1,165

Graduate students

216

Full Time Students
72%
Part Time Students
28%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children

Top five largest sports teams

Male sports:
  • Track and Field, Indoor
  • Baseball
  • Track and Field, Outdoor
  • Wrestling
  • Ice Hockey
Female sports:
  • Track and Field, Outdoor
  • Track and Field, Indoor
  • Softball
  • Ice Hockey
  • Soccer
Full List of Athletics

Full List of Athletics X

    • Male

    • Track and Field, Indoor
    • Baseball
    • Track and Field, Outdoor
    • Wrestling
    • Ice Hockey
    • Soccer
    • Basketball
    • Golf
    • Tennis
    • Female

    • Track and Field, Outdoor
    • Track and Field, Indoor
    • Softball
    • Ice Hockey
    • Soccer
    • Basketball
    • Volleyball
    • Tennis
    • Swimming
    • Golf
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