Martin Luther College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$14,680

5.01% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$18,503

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

1.21%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

70.6%

296 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

981

75.8% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

73.5%

122 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 (71 degrees awarded), Pre-Theology & Pre-Ministerial Studies (31 degrees), and Early Childhood Education & Teaching (18 degrees).

In 2017, 225 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Martin Luther College. 48.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 51.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (215 degrees), 71.7 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (3 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Martin Luther College is $14,680, which is $680 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Martin Luther College is $14,680, which is $680 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $18,503.

In 2017, 77% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 48% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$14,680

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Martin Luther College was $14,680. The cost of tuition at Martin Luther College is $680 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

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Average Net Price

$18,503

2017 Value

1.11%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Martin Luther College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,503. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Martin Luther College grew by 1.11%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,510

Room and Board

$800

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Martin Luther College was of $5,510 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $800. The cost of room and board increased by 2.99% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

77%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

48%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

77% of undergraduate students at Martin Luther College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 7.23% with respect to 2016, when 83% 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.

1.21%

2016 Default Rate

2

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Martin Luther College was 1.21%, which represents 2 out of the 165 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Martin Luther College received 296 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 1.02% annual growth. Out of those 296 applicants, 209 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 70.6% acceptance rate.

There were 981 students enrolled at Martin Luther College in 2017, and 7% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Martin Luther College has an overall enrollment yield of 87.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

70.6%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

209

Accepted Out of 296

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Martin Luther College was 70.6% (209 admissions from 296 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 83.3%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 1.02%, while admissions declined by -14.3%.

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SAT Scores

7%

Submission Percentage

13

Scores Submitted

7% of enrolled first-time students at Martin Luther College in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Martin Luther College has a total enrollment of 981 students. The full-time enrollment at Martin Luther College is 744 students and the part-time enrollment is 237. This means that 75.8% of students enrolled at Martin Luther College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Martin Luther College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 93.2% White, 1.33% Black or African American, 1.22% Hispanic or Latino, 0.917% Asian, 0.815% Two or More Races, 0.102% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Martin Luther College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (47.8%), followed by White Male (44.8%) and Black or African American Male (1.35%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Asian Female (100%), followed by White Female (0%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (0%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

75.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Martin Luther College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 981 students. The full-time enrollment at Martin Luther College is 744 and the part-time enrollment is 237. This means that 75.8% of students enrolled at Martin Luther College are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

85%

2017 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 85%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), 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

    914

  2. Black or African American

    13

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    12

The enrolled student population at Martin Luther College is 93.2% White, 1.33% Black or African American, 1.22% Hispanic or Latino, 0.917% Asian, 0.815% Two or More Races, 0.102% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 5 fewer women than men received degrees from Martin Luther College. The majority of degree recipients at Martin Luther College are white (215 degrees awarded). There were 71.7 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (3 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Martin Luther College is Elementary Education & Teaching (71 degrees awarded), followed by Pre-Theology & Pre-Ministerial Studies (31 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 (57 degrees awarded) and Education (168 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 (1,800,478 people), Secondary school teachers (286,013 people), Education administrators (232,215 people), Special education teachers (110,471 people), and Clergy (95,665 people).

The most specialized majors at Martin Luther College are Theology (57 degrees awarded) and Education (168 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Martin Luther College are Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, Physicians, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks, and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers

The most specialized majors at Martin Luther College are Theology (57 degrees awarded) and Education (168 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 (2,596,947 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (181,808 people), Religious organizations (127,553 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (89,810 people), and Child day care services (88,737 people).

The most specialized majors at Martin Luther College are Theology (57 degrees awarded) and Education (168 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.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Martin Luther College was Elementary Education & Teaching with 71 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 115

  2. 110

In 2017, 115 degrees were awarded to men at Martin Luther College, which is 1.05 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (110).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 36 degrees were awarded to men at Martin Luther College in Pre-Theology & Pre-Ministerial Studies, which is N/A times more than the 0 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 47 degrees were awarded to women at Martin Luther College in Elementary Education & Teaching, which is 1.96 times more than the 24 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

50%

100% Completion Time

73%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 50% 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 74% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (78%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Martin Luther College is Female and White (78% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    215 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    3 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    2 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Martin Luther College is white (215 degrees awarded). There were 71.7 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (3 degrees).

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

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    110 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    105 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    2 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Martin Luther College is white male (110 degrees awarded). There were 1.05 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (105 degrees).

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Operations

Martin Luther College has an endowment valued at nearly $13.2M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.39M (18.1%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, Martin Luther College had a total expenditure of $20.4M. Of that $20.4M, they spent $7.48M on salaries and $20.4M on benefits.

Martin Luther College employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Martin Luther College are N/A (N/A), N/A(N/A), and N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Martin Luther College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 21 employees, Service, with 9 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 8 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$13.2M

2017 Endowment

10%

growth from 2016

Martin Luther College has an endowment valued at about $13.2M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Martin Luther College grew 10% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.06M higher than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $46.5k - Federal

  2. $19.9k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Martin Luther College received $46.5k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $19.9k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$7.48M

Salary Expenditure

$20.4M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2017, Martin Luther College had a total expenditure of $20.4M. Of that $20.4M, they spent $7.48M on salaries and $20.4M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$7.48M

2017 Salaries

4.11%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Martin Luther College paid a median of $7.48M in salaries, which represents 36.7% of their overall expenditure ($20.4M) and a 4.11% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.84% growth from 2015 and a 0.297% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.59M (39.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.16M

Instructional Salaries

79

Number of Employees

In 2017, Martin Luther College paid a total of $4.16M to 79 employees working as instructors, which represents 55.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $718k (30.2%) for similar Special Focus Four-Year: Other Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

N/A

Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

21 Employees

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In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Martin Luther College were Office and Administrative Support with 21 employees; Service with 9 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 8 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In N/A, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Martin Luther College was N/A with N/A employees, N/A with N/A employees, and N/A with N/A employees.

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