Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Luther- Norse are mostly White with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has very low racial diversity. 16% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Luther College students
Race Percent of Students
White 84%
Black 2%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 6%
Race Unknown 0%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 34% more female students than male students enrolled at Luther College with a gender ratio of 57% women to 43% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Luther- Norse has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Luther College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 43%
Women 57%
Enrollment by gender for Luther College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 857
Women 1,148

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Luther- Norse serves a high number of out-of-state students with 73% of the student body residing outside of Iowa or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Luther College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 27%
Out of State 63%
Foreign 10%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$65,739 per year

19% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 1.3%
Part time Undergrads 0.5%

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

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