Frequently Asked Questions
Did You Know?
ALL U of R students including Luther students can take Luther courses.
Every single degree program at Luther College offers an optional experiential learning component; gain real world experience and get paid while you go to school!
Luther College offers Bundles and Bundles Plus programs! Bundles and Bundles Plus are groupings of courses hand-selected by our academic advisors to help set new students up for a successful first semester.
All programs at Luther College offer study abroad opportunities. As an affiliate of the U of R, we have partnerships with 450 universities across 70 different countries.
Luther College opened the first residence on campus in 1971, and is still a “home away from home” to students: meals, laundry, and lifelong friendship included.
The Luther College Residence is a great place for student athletes; it’s conveniently located and comes with a great meal plan.
Luther College offers the best of both worlds: a smaller college environment with all the benefits of a larger university.
Small classes = big advantages. As a federated college, Luther College classes are typically smaller. This allows for students to connect with their profs and classmates.
Frequently Asked Questions
Where is Luther College located?
Luther is located on the University of Regina main campus in Regina, Saskatchewan.
What does registering through Luther mean?
Registering through Luther means that you are a Luther student AND a U of R student. You receive your degree from the U of R and can take classes through the U of R or any federated college. For no extra cost, you also get the specialized services Luther offers: personalized one-on-one academic advising, the small Luther community and courses, extra scholarships, and unique programing and orientations.
What degree programs can I take at Luther?
Luther students can take programs in Arts; Media, Art, and Performance (formerly Fine Arts); and Science (including pre-professional programs).
I want a University degree. Does that mean I cannot enroll through a College?
You CAN register through Luther and get a University degree. We are a federated college of the University of Regina which means that as a Luther student you are also a U of R student and when you graduate, your degree is granted by the University of Regina.
I am going into a pre-professional program. Will a professional college recognize the Luther program?
Yes. Luther students take University of Regina programs which are recognized by professional colleges. Many Luther students have been successful in their applications to professional schools and found they benefited from Luther’s personalized one-on-one advising, extra scholarships, small class sizes, our pre-law & pre-journalism bundles, the English-Science Bundle Plus, and our Pre-Professional Living and Learning Community.
As a Luther student, will I only take classes offered by Luther College?
No. All classes at the U of R are open to all U of R students. Luther students may take courses taught by professors from the U of R or any of the federated colleges, just as any U of R, Campion, or First Nations University of Canada students may take Luther courses.
I am an international student. Can I enroll at the U of R through Luther?
Yes. Any student applying to the U of R in Arts, Science, or Media, Art, and Performance can register as a Luther student. Just be sure you select Luther College as your campus of choice on your application.
Do I have to be Lutheran, Christian, or religious to register as a Luther student?
No. Luther welcomes students of all faiths (or no faith), ethnicities, backgrounds, religions, genders, and sexual orientations.
If I register as a Luther student, do I have to live in the Luther Residence or eat at the Luther Cafeteria?
Any post-secondary student may live in the Luther Residence and anyone is welcome to eat at our all-you-care-to-eat dining cafeteria. Luther students are NOT required to live in the Luther Residence and are eligible to live in any of the residences on-campus, or select an off-campus living arrangement.
Does it cost extra to attend the University of Regina as a Luther student?
No. Luther students pay the exact same tuition and fees as U of R students. The U of R sets all tuition and fees.
What do Luther students like most about the College?
Some of the benefits of Luther that some students like the most are:
- Small class sizes and great teaching
- Faculty and staff who care about them as individuals
- Small caring college atmosphere on the U of R campus
- Extra scholarship opportunities
- Personalized academic advising
- Opportunity to grow spiritually and explore your faith through Luther Chaplaincy programming
Apply today to the U of R as a Luther College student.
What do students like the most about the Luther Residence?
Some of the things students like the most about the Luther Residence are:
- The all-you-care-to-eat home-cooked dining plan
- Most economical housing option on campus
- The global community
- Unlimited laundry, free wifi, telephone & voicemail, cable, and utilities included in the fees
- Eligibility for 1 of 4 Luther Residence Scholarships valued at $2,500/semester to be put toward Luther Residence fees
Apply today to live in the Luther College Residence.