Martin Luther College

Overview of Martin Luther College

Martin Luther can be found in New Ulm, MN (a self-contained town). One of the defining characteristics of the school is its status as a Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod school. Martin Luther is a private, not-for-profit institution. The Master's degree is the highest degree at the school.

Areas of Study

The most common majors at Martin Luther are in education and teaching.

Martin Luther Selectivity

The school does not have an open admissions system. Not everyone who applies is accepted.


Classes at Martin Luther are less crowded than at many schools. A tenure system is one way the school works to keep a high-quality staff.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, 812 students were enrolled in Martin Luther.

Student Life

The school has a residential or campus feel. Student dorms or apartments are common at Martin Luther. The school offers students meal plans. Martin Luther student athletes compete in Upper Midwest Athletic Conference, Upper Midwest Athletic Conference, Upper Midwest Athletic Conference, Upper Midwest Athletic Conference competitions.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"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."

More complete details are provided below.

Choose a campus :
Some campuses offers specific programs
Education, General
Educational/Instructional Technology
Special Education And Teaching, General
Elementary Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education And Teaching
Teacher Education And Professional Development, Specific Levels And Methods, Other
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Chemistry Teacher Education
Physics Teacher Education
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Education, Other
Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies
Theological And Ministerial Studies, Other
Pastoral Counseling And Specialized Ministries, Other
Theology And Religious Vocations, Other
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Financial aid
Acceptance & Retention Rates
Graduation Rate

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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