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Reviews 599 total reviews with an average rating of 3.7

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3 College Freshman

Greek Life: I am not a member of a fraternity so I have no idea.

3 College Freshman

Athletics: I am not a member of any sports team, so I know very little about them. I have many friends that participate in sports and I have never heard complaints from them, so I take that as a good thing.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: The teachers are passionate and the community is very caring. I feel right at home here!

5 College Junior

Health & Safety: The counseling services and health services on campus provide students with everything they need to be healthy and safe both mentally and physically. Our campus security is always ready to help students in need no matter what the issue and they are always ready to walk a student back from studying to their dorm late at night or drive them where they need to go. Safety and health and well being are a priority on campus.

5 College Junior

Overall Experience: It is very important for the career center that they are focused on life after Luther, and the provide tons of work shops about resumes and various career fairs or summer work fairs to help student get to that next step in their life.

5 College Junior

Overall Experience: My professors are really accepting, understanding, and helpful. You can tell that they care about students want them to succeed and want to know their students on a personal level. Classes are challenging, but as long as you put the work and get a head of the game before you are struggling there is no reason for a student to not succeed.

4 College Junior

Campus Housing: Campus housing is great. There a lot of options for upperclassmen to choose from. Overall, the living situation is a good one and the resident assistants are usually pretty great people.

3 College Junior

Greek Life: Greek life isn't a big part of campus. Most of the greek life is service related which is great! Those involved are always trying to give back or raise awareness of something. There is not a social divide between greeks or non-greeks. It is not a huge social scene one way or another.

5 College Junior

Athletics: Students on campus care about what is going on in the athletics of luther college. The entire student-athlete population is a community with each other. There is a lot of support for one another, and there is a lot of Luther Pride that goes one for both athletes and non-athletes (including intramurals)

5 College Junior

Overall Experience: College is always what you make of it. Being at Luther has provided me with opportunities to step out of my comfort zone, become a leader, and really tap into my potential. I am involved in athletics at school and my experience with the programs have been outstanding. They are helping me become more then an athlete but they are teaching me how to be an individual that is a good steward of the earth and all of those that live on it as well. Hard work is a priority but so fun and positivity.

3 College Freshman

Athletics: We have a few very good sports teams and a very nice fitness facility but outside of the weight room and the pool the facilities need some work.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: All the classes I have taken so far have been extremely interesting and all the professors are very cool. In top of that, you can't beat the account of awesome people to meat here.

4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: I don't remember much about getting my housing, so it must have been pretty easy. The roommate lottery is not the best, but it could easily be worse.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: The atmosphere feels like home. Everyone I've met is friendly, or at least willing to cooperate. There are many fun events to attend, and helpful and informative seminars to assist in guiding you through to the next year. I would say that the board is not the greatest at selecting roommates for first years. My roommate is ok, but I have multiple friends that got different roommates because they could not stand each other. That is why I deducted a rating.

5 College Senior

Overall Experience: Luther College is made by the people. As cheesy as it sounds, it is a great community. From the faculty and staff to the students, everyone is connected to the college and each other. Students have really good relationships with professors; it is not unusual for professors to invite groups of students over to their house at some point. Personally, I have met some of my best friends at Luther and will keep in touch with many more after I graduate. Everywhere you go, you will find someone who has heard of, knows someone or personally went to Luther College. It's amazing how strong such a small campus can be.

4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: There are quality safety measures on campus. There are the security guards who drive around campus and make rounds at night, checking every building. At the beginning of the year the RAs tell people to put security's phone number in their phones, because it has come in handy if you need to get into somewhere or want a ride home after work late at night. Overall good safety on campus.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: The professors on campus are very friendly and want to see their students succeed. They know their material they are teaching and enjoy teaching it. I like that the class sizes are generally small because that is a better learning environment to absorb information. Overall wonderful place to learn.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I have not looked into any internships yet but I have heard they are not as hard to come by as you would think. A degree from this school is very valuable. Most people are able to find a job right after graduating if they do not go to graduate school.

4 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: My current dorm is very clean, new and modern so it is great to live in. I enjoy it and I have friends that live in the same dorm so the social atmosphere is good. I do not really remember the housing process that well so it must have been fairly easy from last year.

4 College Sophomore

Greek Life: Greek life is a great addition to campus. The inter-Greek Council seems to think that there is dangerous hazing that occurs to get into sororities and fraternities, but there is not at all, just all fun things that we have to do. They are very fun to be in an also rewarding because now I have a big network of friends and supporters, and we do various volunteer work through them.

4 College Sophomore

Athletics: The athletics at Luther College are great. The student body is involved in attending sports events, and there is much school spirit. The athletics facility is easily accessible from the dorms and they have very up-to-date equipment that I do not feel uncomfortable to use. I enjoy working out there.

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I love my school. It has been so academically rigorous and I actually retain information that I have learned. It is a very close knit community and it truly feels like my second home. My favorite experiences have been playing on the rugby team, joining a sorority and volunteering through that, and all the random activities that happen. I would definitely choose my school again if I could do it all over because it is an all around great school and wonderful fit for me. Four years of my life that I will cherish forever.

5 College Freshman

Academics: Pretty darn good, but the registration process was really annoying and stressful.

4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: Besides the fact that security took like 50 million years to email/call/text us about the sexual assault back in October I feel like its pretty good. WORK ON SPEED, it doesn't help students if the incident happened at 21:15 and we don't find out until 1:48 the next morning. I along with many other students were very, very upset/mad.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: This school is the best! I honestly can't imagine myself ANYWHERE else. I love it here!


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The Luther bubble does a wonderful job of creating an experience that is not duplicated anywhere else, and many students hold that near to their hearts. The campus's small size allows for plenty of bonding and gives students support and a sense of community and common purpose. The College’s “liberal” bent has less to do with politics and more to do with personal choice. The College allows students to be creative and experiment on their own terms without punishing them for being different sexually, personally, or in terms of viewpoint. In the same way, professors at Luther are not about pushing their own ideas onto other students; they would rather present multiple viewpoints to you and let you make your own decision based on what you’ve learned. The community is also present outside of academics, and everyone is in the same boat at Luther. Despite the existence of a small Greek system, there is no real hierarchy at Luther over who rules the roost. If you’re looking for an Animal House-type experience or plan on living and dying based on the basketball team, you’ll be out of luck at Luther.

Many students love Luther for the simple fact that the bubble allows students to experience all kinds of fun. Academics aside, many students come here for the opportunity to perform in music, play sports, make a difference in student government, or contribute to the campus’s vibrant performing arts society. The workload at Luther and variety of majors allow students to get a great education and forget about it on the weekends, but that doesn’t mean every night has to be a party. Most professors place an emphasis on writing competence at Luther, which means you can expect more term papers than worksheets, especially if you’re in a writing-intensive major. Luther teaches students that although many of the best things can be found on campus, you should still venture into the unknown just to be sure. College is not about ivory towers, old brick buildings, and a false sense of importance; it’s about finding and creating yourself. For many students, there’s no better place to complete that project than Luther.

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