Peru State College

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School Overview

Peru State College is located in the hills of historic southeast Nebraska along the Missouri River. The school offers both on-campus and online programs for undergraduate and graduate degrees. Programs are currently offered in the arts and sciences, education, and professional studies fields. The college also offers several special programs.

Peru State College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(402) 872-3815
Website:www.peru.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:https://inquire.peru.edu/Apply.aspx
Address:600 Hoyt Street, Peru, NE 68421-0010
Setting:42
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:2,571
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):40%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:22 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,082 (42% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$7,243
Out-of-state Tuition:$7,243
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:96%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$4,794

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Peru State College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Peru State College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services21
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education172
English Language and Literature/Letters1
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Psychology1
Social Sciences1
Visual and Performing Arts5
Grand total363

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Peru State College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services21
Education2
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Psychology1
Grand total43

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Peru State College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$7,243
Out-of-state$7,243
Books and supplies$1,110

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$7,800
Out-of-state$7,800

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid23996%
Grant or scholarship aid22590%$4,794
Student loan aid16968%$5,321

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,05749%$5,641
Federal student loans94444%$6,725

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Peru State College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Peru State College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Peru State College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment2,571
Undergraduate enrollment2,215
Graduate enrollment356

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Peru State College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

    *General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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