EIN 42-0680466

Luther College

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
2,594
City
Decorah
State
Year formed
1865
Most recent tax filings
2020-05-01
Description
Luther College is a four-year, residential liberal arts institution offering more than 70 majors, minors, and preprofessional programs. Founded by the norweigian evangelical lutheran church in 1861, Luther welcomes students of all background to engage...
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Program areas at Luther College

Instruction: Luther offers 41 majors, 46 minors and interdisciplinary minors,and 9 preprofessional and specific programs. Luther's signature paideia program, an interdisciplinary course series offered for more than 37 years, helps integrate learning and builds community through shared academic experience. The College's music program, in which students train in performance, conducting composition, and education, has six choirs, three bands, three orchestras and two jazz bands, many of which tour nationally and internationally. A vibrant off-campus student program draws approximately 75% of students to study abroad prior to graduation. Luther has 160 full-time faculty (approximatly 93 percent with a terminal degree) and a 11:1 student-faculty ratio. Total enrollment was 1951 fte students in the fall of 2019. 400 students graduated in the 2019-20 academic year.
Auxiliary enterprises: Luther College maintains a rural residential campus to enhance the educational experience of the student body with room and board programs designed to encourage a spirit of collegiality and conversation beyond the classroom and laboratory. In fall 2019, Luther's residence halls housed 1,790 students or 92% of total fall enrollment. 1,673 students used the College's dining service.
Academic support and student services: a student academic support center provides services, based on best practices in learning assistance, including needs assessment, student-to-student tutoring, and one-on-one instruction with professional staff. In collaboration with faculty and other staff, sasc coordinates specialized services for students with disabilities, manages the academic alert system, and supports initiatives of the advising program. Academic advising is done by faculty. Research and technology support are provided through an extensive library program. The College has more than 100 student organizations along with College ministries, health services, and recreation and wellness programs. Approximately 75% of students are engaged in work study to serve the Luther community, gain important work experience, and earn money toward expenses.

Form 990s for Luther College

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-052021-04-06990View PDF
2019-052020-08-19990View PDF
2018-052019-04-15990View PDF
2017-052018-04-10990View PDF
2016-052017-06-29990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

Who funds Luther College

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Goldman Sachs Philanthropy Fund (GSPF)Education$1,991,140
 View purchase optionsEducation$137,475
 View purchase optionsPrograms$129,542
...and 42 more grants received
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
Department of EducationFEDERAL DIRECT STUDENT LOANS$9,986,755
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...and 10 more federal grants / contracts

Financials for Luther College

RevenuesFYE 05/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$12,909,917
Program services$101,682,454
Investment income and dividends$3,532,815
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$25,323
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$3,474,482
Net income from fundraising events$16,486
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$1,878,897
Total revenues$123,520,374

Personnel at Luther College

NameTitleCompensation
Andrew BaileyVice President for Finance and Administration / Vice President Finance and Administration / Senior Accountant
Eric RunestadVice President for Finance and Administration / Vice President - Finance$155,314
Aimee Viniard-WeidemanVice President - Marketing$68,196
 View purchase optionsVice President - Development$85,697
 View purchase optionsVice President for Development$0
...and 19 more key personnel

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Saint Anselm CollegeManchester, NH$136,934,234
Coe College (COE)Cedar Rapids, IA$82,885,005
William Jewell CollegeLiberty, MO$45,650,784
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Saint Mary's CollegeNotre Dame, IN$104,362,180
Molloy CollegeRockville Centre, NY$161,091,672
Augsburg UniversityMinneapolis, MN$130,985,918
Trinity Christian CollegePalos Heights, IL$40,620,305
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Florida Southern College (FSC)Lakeland, FL$143,874,205
Taylor UniversityUpland, IN$99,093,951
Albright CollegeReading, PA$67,395,108
Brevard College CorporationBrevard, NC$32,394,506
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Stonehill CollegeNorth Easton, MA$157,400,631
Goucher CollegeBaltimore, MD$93,748,228
Dean CollegeFranklin, MA$70,220,652
Susquehanna UniversitySelinsgrove, PA$142,537,361
Muhlenberg CollegeAllentown, PA$183,614,616
Lafayette CollegeEaston, PA$228,460,340
Nonprofit Types
Issues
Characteristics
Key performance indicators
Total revenues
$123,520,374
2020
Yearly growth
-3.1%
% of revenues
n/a
Total expenses
$124,786,418
2020
Yearly growth
-0.4%
% of expenses
n/a
Total assets
$291,863,327
2020
Yearly growth
-1.1%
% of assets
n/a
Num. employees
2,594
2020
Yearly growth
-6.6%
% of total
n/a
General information
Address
700 College Dr
Decorah, IA 52101
County
Winneshiek County, IA
Website URL
luther.edu/ 
Phone
(563) 387-1015
Twitter profile
@luthercollege 
IRS details
EIN
42-0680466
Fiscal year end
May
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1865
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
B42: Undergraduate College (4-year)
NAICS code, primary
611310: Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
Parent/child status
Independent