Admission to MLC

Entrance Requirements for all students:

  • An ACT score of 20 or higher
  • A high school GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • The completion of these high school courses:
    • 4 years of English
    • 3 years of Mathematics
    • 2 years of Social Studies
    • 2 years of Electives

Additional Admission Preference for students in Pre-Seminary Studies:

  • 3 years of Religion
  • 2 years of Music
  • 2 years of a Foreign Language

Programs

Studies in Educational Ministry

  • Elementary Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Staff Ministry

Pre-Seminary Studies

Seminary Certification

Program Degrees Awarded

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Education
  • Master of Science in Education

Campus Family

  • 700+ students (49% male, 51% female)
  • 86 faculty (tenured, adjunct, other)
  • 12:1 student-faculty ratio

Freshman Profile

  • Average high school GPA: 3.46
  • Average ACT score: 24.3

Accreditation

Martin Luther College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools to grant baccalaureate degrees and a master of science in education degree.

Registration

Martin Luther College is registered with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to sections 136A.61 to 136A.71.  Registration is not an endorsement of the institution.  Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions. (Minnesota Office of Higher Education / 1450 Energy Park Drive, Suite 350 / St. Paul, MN  55108 /  www.ohe.state.mn.us  /  651-642-0533)

Minnesota Board of Teaching Approval

The early childhood education, elementary education, and secondary education programs are approved by the Minnesota Board of Teaching.

Experiential Learning Opportunities

  • Daylight International: teaching overseas
  • Daylight USA: humanitarian aid, canvassing, vacation Bible School, member ministry assistance
  • Early Field Experiences every year

Athletics

The MLC Knights belong to:

  • NCAA Division III
  • Upper Midwest Athletic Conference

Intercollegiate Competitive Sports

Men

  • cross country
  • soccer
  • football
  • basketball
  • tennis
  • baseball
  • golf
  • track and field

Women

  • cross country
  • soccer
  • volleyball
  • basketball
  • tennis
  • softball
  • golf
  • track and field

Other Co-curriculars

  • Student Senate
  • Renaissance Faire
  • Intramurals
  • Choirs (for credit)
  • Fall Musical
  • AVCO
  • Literary Magazine
  • Class Offices
  • Bands (for credit)
  • Children’s Theater
  • Meet Math
  • Readers’ Theater
  • Dorm Council
  • Handbell Choir
  • Classical Theater
  • Photography Team
  • Winter Play
  • Outdoor Adventure