Recent Statistics

Four- and Five-Year Graduation Rates (IPEDS data)

    Graduates in 4 years Graduates in 5 years
Entering Fall of Class Size Number Percentage Number Percentage
2009 (Class of 2013 cohort) 778 --- --- --- ---
2008 (Class of 2012 cohort) 813 698 85.9 --- ---
2007 (Class of 2011 cohort) 751 624 83.1 652 86.8
2006 (Class of 2010 cohort) 792 660 83.3 682 86.1
2005 (Class of 2009 cohort) 764 617 80.8 641 83.9
2004 (Class of 2008 cohort) 777 631 81.2 662 85.2
2003 (Class of 2007 cohort) 719 593 82.5 622 86.5
2002 (Class of 2006 cohort) 777 645 83.0 668 86.0
2001 (Class of 2005 cohort) 744 608 81.7 634 85.2
2000 (Class of 2004 cohort) 753 600 79.7 632 83.9
1999 (Class of 2003 cohort) 761 594 78.1 631 82.9
1998 (Class of 2002 cohort) 755 593 78.5 627 83.0
1997 (Class of 2001 cohort) 722 539 74.7 579 80.2
1996 (Class of 2000 cohort) 771 565 73.3 608 78.9
1995 (Class of 1999 cohort) 742 557 75.1 588 79.2
1994 (Class of 1998 cohort) 739 523 70.8 552 74.7
1993 (Class of 1997 cohort) 737 519 70.4 561 76.1
1992 (Class of 1996 cohort) 701 510 72.8 537 76.6
1991 (Class of 1995 cohort) 731 534 73.1 566 77.4
1990 (Class of 1994 cohort) 744 565 75.9 592 79.6
1989 (Class of 1993 cohort) 750 552 73.6 598 79.7
1988 (Class of 1992 cohort) 796 599 75.2 644 80.9
1987 (Class of 1991 cohort) 795 588 73.9 646 81.2
1986 (Class of 1990 cohort) 800 613 76.6 657 82.1
1985 (Class of 1989 cohort) 806 561 69.6 612 75.9

Registration 2012-13 (Official Tenth Day)

Full-time students 3,128
Part-time students 48
Total 3,176

Total Matriculated (1886-87 Through 2011-12)

Men Women Total
33,855 37,412

71,267

Geographic Distribution of Students

 Domestic Number Percent
Alabama 3 0.10%
Alaska 14 0.47%
Arizona 16 0.53%
Arkansas 2 0.07%
California 87 2.91%
Colorado 91 3.04%
Connecticut 15 0.50%
Delaware 1 0.03%
District of Columbia 3 0.10%
Florida 30 1.00%
Georgia 16 0.53%
Hawaii 3 0.10%
Idaho 7 0.23%
Illinois 232 7.75%
Indiana 17 0.57%
Iowa 113 3.77%
Kansas 34 1.14%
Kentucky 2 0.07%
Louisiana 1 0.03%
Maine 8 0.27%
Maryland 21 0.70%
Massachusetts 23 0.77%
Michigan 37 1.24%
Minnesota 1,540 51.44%
Missouri 29 0.97%
Montana 11 0.37%
Nebraska 32 1.07%
Nevada 3 0.10%
New Hampshire 7 0.23%
New Jersey 8 0.27%
New Mexico 6 0.20%
New York 26 0.87%
North Carolina 11 0.37%
North Dakota 26 0.87%
Ohio 21 0.70%
Oklahoma 8 0.27%
Oregon 40 1.34%
Pennsylvania 15 0.50%
Rhode Island 2 0.07%
South Carolina 3 0.10%
South Dakota 26 0.87%
Tennessee 7 0.23%
Texas 36 1.20%
Utah 4 0.13%
Vermont 8 0.27%
Virginia 16 0.53%
Washington 74 2.47%
West Virginia 1 0.03%
Wisconsin 249 8.32%
Wyoming 9 0.30%
Total 2,969 100.00%
     
International Number Percent
Albania 2 0.97%
Angolia 1 0.48%
Australia 2 0.97%
Austria 1 0.48%
Bahamas 2 0.97%
Bangladesh 2 0.97%
Belgium 1 0.48%
Bhutan 1 0.48%
Bosnia-Herzegovina 2 0.97%
Brazil 1 0.48%
Bulgaria 0 0.00%
Burma/Myanmar 3 1.45%
Cameroon 1 0.48%
Canada 8 3.86%
Chile 0 0.00%
China 47 22.71%
Costa Rica 2 0.97%
Cyprus 1 0.48%
Denmark 1 0.48%
Dominican Republic 1 0.48%
Ecuador 1 0.48%
Egypt 1 0.48%
Estonia 1 0.48%
Ethiopia 1 0.48%
Finland 0 0.00%
France 3 1.45%
Gambia 1 0.48%
Germany 4 1.93%
Ghana 5 2.42%
Guatemala 1 0.48%
Hong Kong 2 0.97%
India 8 3.86%
Indonesia 4 1.93%
Jamaica 1 0.48%
Japan 2 0.97%
Kenya 1 0.48%
Korea 1 0.48%
Lesotho 1 0.48%
Liberia 1 0.48%
Madagascar 2 0.97%
Malawi 0 0.00%
Mexico 1 0.48%
Montenegro 1 0.48%
Nepal 6 2.90%
Netherlands 1 0.48%
Nicaragua 1 0.48%
Nigeria 3 1.45%
Norway 13 6.28%
Palestinian Territories 2 0.97%
Peru 1 0.48%
Poland 2 0.97%
Russia 1 0.48%
Saudi Arabia 1 0.48%
Senegal 1 0.48%
Singapore 0 0.00%
South Africa 4 1.93%
South Korea 3 1.45%
Spain 0 0.00%
Swaziland 3 1.45%
Sweden 2 0.97%
Switzerland 1 0.48%
Taiwan 1 0.48%
Tanzania 5 2.42%
Thailand 0 0.00%
Tonga 0 0.00%
Turkey 5 2.42%
Ukraine 1 0.48%
Uganda 0 0.00%
United Arab Emirates 0 0.00%
United Kingdom 3 1.45%
United States living abroad 15 7.25%
Venezuela 2 0.97%
Vietnam 7 3.38%
Zambia 1 0.48%
Total 207 100.00%

Religious Affiliation of Students

Affiliation Number Percent
Lutheran (all denominations) 988 31.11%
No Information 531 16.71%
Catholic 504 15.87%
Other Christian 252 7.93%
No Affiliation 313 9.86%
Presbyterian 131 4.12%
Methodist 102 3.21%
Episcopal 86 2.71%
Baptist 61 1.92%
United Church of Christ 36 1.13%
Conservative Evangelical 17 0.54%
Unitarian 33 1.04%
Judaism 20 0.63%
Buddhist 20 0.63%
Islam 13 0.41%
Pentecostal 17 0.54%
Hindu 15 0.47%
Orthodox 14 0.44%
Assemby of God 4 0.13%
Other Non-Christian 12 0.38%
Christian Scientist 4 0.13%
Latter Day Saints 3 0.09%
Total 3,176 100.00%

Lutherans by Denomination

  Number Percent
Evangelical Lutheran Church of America 584 59.11%
Missouri 74 7.49%
Lutheran (Other/Unspecified) 317 32.08%
Wisconsin 13 1.32%
Total 988 100.0