Luther College

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Decorah, IA 52101

A Phi Beta Kappa institution of 2,481 students, Luther College is a community of faith and learning in which creative scholarship, personal growth, worship, and social relationships are interwoven. Students, faculty, and staff work together for the development of a living and learning environment which encourages caring relationships and an understanding of the wholeness of life. Thirty-seven states and forty-five countries are represented in the student body; co-curricular activities include 16 music ensembles and 19 intercollegiate sports for men and women. The scenic Decorah, Iowa, campus, with vistas of the Oneota Valley and the Upper Iowa River, rivals any in the region.\r\nDecorah, the home of Luther college for 150 years, has a resident population of 8,500. It is the county seat of Winneshiek County, located at the junction of U.S. Highway 52 and State Highway 9. The Minnesota border lies 15 miles to the north. The Mississippi River lies 30 miles to the east.\r\n\r\nThe campus is built on the rolling wooded hills and rugged limestone cliffs of northeast Iowa’s bluff country. The scenic Upper Iowa River flows through the lower portion of the 200-acre central campus. The college owns an additional 800 acres adjoining the central campus which are devoted to environmental research, biological studies, and recreation.\r\n\r\nPublic transportation serving the area includes commercial airports in Rochester (MN), Waterloo (IA), and La Crosse (WI); a municipal airport in Decorah; and train and bus depots in La Crosse (WI).\r\nOne of the outstanding undergraduate institutions in the Midwest, Luther offers more than 60 majors, minors, pre-professional and special programs leading to the bachelor of arts degree. A Phi Beta Kappa chapter attests the academic excellence of the college. Thirty-seven states and 45 countries are represented in the 2,500-member student body. The campus is built on the rolling wooded hills and rugged limestone cliffs of northeast Iowa’s bluff country. The scenic Upper Iowa River flows through the lower portion of the 200-acre central campus. The college owns an additional 800 acres adjoining the central campus which are devoted to environmental research, biological studies, and recreation.

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