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Luther- Norse Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

67.6%
Admission Difficulty for Luther College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsDifficult
Applicant CompetitionLow

Can I get into Luther- Norse? The school has a 68% acceptance rate. Last year, 2,608 out of 3,856 applicants were admitted making Luther- Norse a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 46 percent. Luther College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 20% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1010-1260
Applicants Submitting SAT
8%
SAT Scores for Luther College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 500
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1010
SAT Scores for Luther College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 620
SAT Math 75th 640
SAT Composite 75th 1260
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Luther College?

Luther College typically requires applicants to be in the top 59 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1010 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 885. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1135 out of 1600. 8 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Luther College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1260 and Above Good >78%
1135 to 1260 Avg + 68%-78%
1010 to 1135 Avg - 56%-68%
885 to 1010 Reach 42%-56%
Less than 885 Low <42%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
23-28 
Applicants Submitting ACT
90%
ACT Scores for Luther College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 22
ACT Math 25th 22
ACT Composite 25th 23
ACT Scores for Luther College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 29
ACT Math 75th 28
ACT Composite 75th 28
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Luther- Norse?

Admission data indicates that Luther- Norse regularly accepts students with ACT's of 23 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 32 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 90 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Luther College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Luther College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
28 and Above Good >80%
25 to 28 Avg + 68%-80%
23 to 25 Avg - 58%-68%
21 to 23 Reach 48%-58%
Less than 21 Low <48%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.66
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need very good grades in high school to get into Luther College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Luther College was 3.66 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Luther- Norse accepts 68% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Luther College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 51% Good
3.50 to 3.75 17% Avg -
3.25 to 3.50 13% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 12% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 7% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 N/A% Low
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

Admission Statistics

Luther College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,101 1,755 3,856
Accepted 1,464 1,144 2,608
Acceptance Rate 70% 65% 68%
Enrolled 277 243 520
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 19% 21% 20%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Luther College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Luther College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Luther College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=153834 IPEDS survey data for Luther College.