Martin Luther College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$16,420
3.47% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$21,396
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
0.571%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
87.3%
260 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
968
72.3% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
74.9%
140 Graduates

About

Martin Luther College is a higher education institution located in Brown County, MN. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Martin Luther College were Elementary Education & Teaching (77 degrees awarded), Pre-Theology & Pre-Ministerial Studies (40 degrees), and Early Childhood Education & Teaching (18 degrees).

In 2020, 259 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Martin Luther College. 55.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (245 degrees), 61.3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (4 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Martin Luther College is $16,420, which is $2,020 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Martin Luther College is $16,420, which is $2,020 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,396.

In 2020, 83% of undergraduate students attending Martin Luther College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 49% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$16,420
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Martin Luther College was $16,420. The cost of tuition at Martin Luther College is $2,020 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

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Average Net Price

$21,396
2020 Value
6.16%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Martin Luther College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,396. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Martin Luther College grew by 6.16%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,260
Room and Board
$800
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Martin Luther College was of $6,260 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $800. The cost of room and board increased by 2.96% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

83%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
49%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

83% of undergraduate students at Martin Luther College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 3.75% with respect to 2019, when 80% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
0.571%
2018 Default Rate
1
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Martin Luther College was 0.571%, which represents 1 out of the 175 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Martin Luther College received 260 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 2.26% annual decline. Out of those 260 applicants, 227 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 87.3% acceptance rate.

There were 968 students enrolled at Martin Luther College in 2020, and 10% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Martin Luther College has an overall enrollment yield of 81.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

87.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
227
Accepted Out of 260

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Martin Luther College was 87.3% (227 admissions from 260 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 83.8%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −2.26%, while admissions grew by 1.79%.

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SAT Scores

10%
Submission Percentage
18
Scores Submitted

10% of enrolled first-time students at Martin Luther College in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Martin Luther College has a total enrollment of 968 students. The full-time enrollment at Martin Luther College is 700 students and the part-time enrollment is 268. This means that 72.3% of students enrolled at Martin Luther College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Martin Luther College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 91.8% White, 2.07% Hispanic or Latino, 1.34% Two or More Races, 0.93% Black or African American, 0.826% Asian, 0.103% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.103% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Martin Luther College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (47.3%), followed by White Male (45.3%) and Two or More Races Female (1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

72.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Martin Luther College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 968 students. The full-time enrollment at Martin Luther College is 700 and the part-time enrollment is 268. This means that 72.3% of students enrolled at Martin Luther College are enrolled full-time compared with 68.5% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

88%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Martin Luther College was 88%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71.5%), Martin Luther College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    889
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    20
  3. Two or More Races
    13

The enrolled student population at Martin Luther College is 91.8% White, 2.07% Hispanic or Latino, 1.34% Two or More Races, 0.93% Black or African American, 0.826% Asian, 0.103% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.103% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.4% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2020, 27 more women than men received degrees from Martin Luther College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Martin Luther College is white (245 degrees awarded). There were 61.3 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (4 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Martin Luther College is Elementary Education & Teaching (77 degrees awarded), followed by Pre-Theology & Pre-Ministerial Studies (40 degrees) and Early Childhood Education & Teaching (18 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Martin Luther College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (84 degrees awarded) and Education (175 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Martin Luther College are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,647,670 people), Secondary school teachers (353,914 people), Education administrators (230,006 people), Special education teachers (149,441 people), and Preschool & kindergarten teachers (129,189 people).

The most specialized majors at Martin Luther College are Theology (84 degrees awarded) and Education (175 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Martin Luther College are Physicians, Surgeons, Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility

The most specialized majors at Martin Luther College are Theology (84 degrees awarded) and Education (175 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Martin Luther College are Elementary & secondary schools (2,597,475 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (185,658 people), Religious organizations (123,606 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (93,179 people), and Child day care services (88,595 people).

The most specialized majors at Martin Luther College are Theology (84 degrees awarded) and Education (175 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Martin Luther College.
Most Common
  1. 77 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 40 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 18 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Martin Luther College was Elementary Education & Teaching with 77 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

116
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
143
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 116 degrees were awarded to men at Martin Luther College, which is 0.811 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (143).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 41 degrees were awarded to men at Martin Luther College in Pre-Theology & Pre-Ministerial Studies, which is InfinityM times more than the 0 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 55 degrees were awarded to women at Martin Luther College in Elementary Education & Teaching, which is 2.5 times more than the 22 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

45%
100% Completion Time
73%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 45% of students graduating from Martin Luther College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 73% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 73% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Martin Luther College is Male and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    245 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    4 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Martin Luther College is white (245 degrees awarded). There were 61.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (4 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    136 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    109 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Martin Luther College is white female (136 degrees awarded). There were 1.25 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (109 degrees).

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Operations

Martin Luther College has an endowment valued at nearly $16.6M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.98M (12%), compared to the 1.87% average return ($195k on $10.4M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2020, Martin Luther College had a total salary expenditure of $20.4M. Martin Luther College employs 81 Professors, 2 No academic ranks, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Martin Luther College are Male Professors (62), Female Professors(19), and Female No academic ranks (2).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Martin Luther College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 18 employees, Service, with 9 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 7 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$16.6M
2020 Endowment
10.2%
growth from 2019

Martin Luther College has an endowment valued at about $16.6M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Martin Luther College grew 10.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $6.16M higher than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $326k - Federal
  2. $16.3k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Martin Luther College received $326k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $16.3k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$8.6M
2020 Salaries
1.41%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Martin Luther College paid a median of $8.6M in salaries, which represents 42.2% of their overall expenditure ($20.4M) and a 1.41% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.93% growth from 2018 and a 10.1% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.95M (42.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.61M
Instructional Salaries
83
Number of Employees

In 2020, Martin Luther College paid a total of $4.61M to 83 employees working as instructors, which represents 53.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $855k (29%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
81 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
18 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Martin Luther College were Professor with 81 employees; No academic rank with 2 employees; and No academic rank with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Martin Luther College were Office and Administrative Support with 18 employees; Service with 9 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 7 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Female No academic rank

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Martin Luther College was Male Professor with 62 employees, Female Professor with 19 employees, and Female No academic rank with 2 employees.

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