700 College Dr.
Decorah, IA 52101-1045
Hours of OperationMon-Fri: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Luther College is an undergraduate liberal arts institution of about 2,500 students affiliated with the Lutheran Church (ELCA).
Luther offers more than 60 majors and preprofessional programs leading to the bachelor of arts degree. The college’s learning philosophy highlights connections between disciplines, and its thoughtful and rigorous curriculum moves beyond immediate interests toward engagement in the larger world.
Luther is a Phi Beta Kappa institution, an honor belonging to only 10 percent of colleges and universities, and its graduates regularly earn prestigious awards, such as Fulbright, Rhodes, Goldwater, and NCAA Postgraduate scholarships.
Visit our Admissions site to learn more about attending Luther College.
Center for Sustainable Communities
The Center for Sustainable Communities coordinates Luther’s campus sustainability initiatives and community outreach. Focusing primarily on four aspects of sustainability—energy, food, education, and land stewardship—its mission is to be a catalyst for sustainable change.
Community Recreation Program
Decorah area community members can enjoy some of Luther's recreational facilities through the community program. Facilities include basketball courts, an indoor track, and a new state-of-the-art, 25 yard, eight lane competition pool.
Learn more about obtaining a community pass.
Entertainment and the Arts
Luther offers a variety of opportunities for community members and visitors to the Decorah area to enjoy rich cultural experiences including our signature Center Stage Series, concerts and recitals, theatre and dance performances, art exhibits, lectures, and collegiate sporting events.
Resources for CongregationsThe Office for College Ministries offers a number of resources for congregations including Outreach Teams to help with your next youth event, church group visits, and the Grace Institute for Spiritual Formation.
Summer Camps and Pre-College Programs
Kids and teens can enjoy a variety of experiences at Luther summer camps and pre-college programs. Here are some of the options:
Summer Events and Conferences
During the summer, there are a variety of different facilities available on campus at Luther College, providing ideal settings for multimedia presentations, conventions, receptions, reunions, lectures, seminars, business meetings, and more. In addition to meeting spaces, Luther offers residential housing and a wide array of planning services during our conference season.
We have many options available for groups as large as 300 or as small as 10—and the Main Hall in the Center for Faith and Life can hold up to 1,400 for much larger events. Our services include registration, room reservation and setup, technical support, printing, catering, limited transportation, and free wireless internet access on campus. Let our staff assist you with planning and organizing a successful event.
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