Martin Luther College (MLC)

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Martin Luther College can be found in New Ulm, MN, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. The smaller size of enrollment, which is about 900 students, provides smaller class sizes for enrolled students.

A large majority of students at this school scored between 22 (25th percentile) - 27 (75th percentile) on the ACT exam. We were able to estimate the MLC average GPA (3.23 - 3.45) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall MLC Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Martin Luther College was reported as 96.2% in Fall 2013 with over 209 college applications submitted to MLC. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • MLC ACT Scores: 22 - 27
  • MLC Average GPA: 3.23 - 3.45

How Hard Is It to Get into Martin Luther College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into MLC, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for MLC has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 98.1%
  • 2010-2011: 96.0%
  • 2011-2012: 95.0%
  • 2012-2013: 97.3%
  • 2013-2014: 96.2%
  • Projected MLC Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 96.4%

How Does MLC Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Martin Luther College is seventy-three percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Bethany Lutheran College74.6%
Minneapolis College of Art and Design59.0%
University of Minnesota-Rochester54.2%
Dakota Wesleyan University70.2%
Presentation College66.1%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to MLC (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English21 - 28
Math22 - 27
Composite Score22 - 27
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