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Martin Luther College

New Ulm, Minnesota

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Martin Luther College

Private 4 Year

About Martin Luther College

This article deals with the WELS-affiliated tertiary institution in Minnesota. See Luther College for the ELCA institution in Iowa.

Martin Luther College (MLC) is the college of ministry operated by the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS). Located on a 50-acre (20 ha) campus in New Ulm, Minnesota, United States, the college prepares men for pastoral training at Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary and men and women for service as early childhood teachers, elementary, and secondary teachers and staff ministers in WELS churches, schools and missions. A faculty of 82 educators serves approximately 800 students during the school year. The school was accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, and its teaching program has been approved by the Minnesota Board of Teaching.


Located in New Ulm, Minnesota.

1995 Luther Ct, New Ulm, MN, 56073-3965, Brown County

Martin Luther College Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2020 Best Colleges in America

#812 of 6828

2020 Best Colleges in Minnesota

#21 of 110

Best Divinity, ministry, and pre Theology Colleges & Universities in America

#5 of 78

Most Popular Majors

The most popular major at Martin Luther College is Education followed by Theology.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Martin Luther College within four or six years.

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