Frequently Asked Questions
Did You Know?
The Student Village at Luther College welcomes residents from ALL post-secondary institutions in Regina. Rooms come with a meal plan, free laundry, free wi-fi, and a great sense of community.
Luther College is the first choice for high school to university transition. Enjoy all the benefits of a larger campus, without feeling lost in the crowd. Our community is full of caring mentors and peers to ensure a positive student experience.
Luther College is recognized for its high standards of teaching, focused research, and one-on-one academic advising. We value and protect this heritage of excellence in scholarship, freedom of inquiry, and faithful seeking after truth.
Luther students can register in Arts, Science, or Media, Art, and Performance. Luther students are U of R students and receive a U of R degree.
Wondering where to live? The Student Village at Luther College is considered the best choice for first-year student accommodation. Individual private rooms mean you can stick to your own schedule and never have roommate hassles to contend with.
Eating better means studying better. The Luther Cafeteria offers fresh, healthy, nutritious meals seven days a week with a self-serve “all-you-care-to-eat” concept students prefer.
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 awards, and unique programming 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 bundles including the English-Science Bundle, Justice & Journalism Bundle, Pre-Nursing Bundle, 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 to 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 and/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:
- Personalized academic advising
- 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 awards opportunities
- 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:
- Private rooms
- All-you-care-to-eat meal plan
- Free laundry & wi-fi
- Great sense of community
- Safe and secure living environment with 24-residence staff
- Most economical housing option on campus
- 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.