Tuition & Fees

$6,823

$6,823

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

41%

59%

male

female

1
23

teacher

students

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Selective

46%

acceptance rate

Accepted 592
Declined + 679
Total Received 1,271
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Public

2,172

undergraduate students

350

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Education
  2. Business Administration
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 6468
ACT 2470

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
5%
24-29
19%
18-23
41%
12-17
31%
6-11
4%
30-36
2%
24-29
22%
18-23
41%
12-17
35%
30-36
1%
24-29
24%
18-23
53%
12-17
21%
6-11
1%
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School Facts

Peru State College, founded in 1867, is a coeducational, public, multipurpose college. Its 103-acre campus is located in Peru, 75 miles south of Omaha, Nebraska.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 2,522
Established in 1867
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

Peru, NE

104-acre campus in Peru (population: 826), 75 miles from Omaha. Major airport and train serve Omaha; bus serves Auburn (11 miles).

Peru State College
600 Hoyt Street
Peru, NE 68421

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
44%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
78%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
6%
Top 1/4
22%
Top 1/2
53%
Bottom 1/2
47%
Bottom 1/4
17%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
5%
24-29
19%
18-23
41%
12-17
31%
6-11
4%
30-36
2%
24-29
22%
18-23
41%
12-17
35%
30-36
1%
24-29
24%
18-23
53%
12-17
21%
6-11
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted no
Application deadline January 15 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

46%

acceptance rate

Accepted 592
Declined + 679
Total Received 1,271

Admissions Factors

Considered

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Cindy Cammack
Director of Admission
P: 402 872-2221
F: 402 872-2296
admissions@peru.edu

Cost

Tuition $4,896
Room $3,630
Board $3,678
Additional fees $1,927
Books & supplies $1,056
Total $15,187

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal
State
Institutional
Other external
Total $2,389,566

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional
Other external
Total $596,503

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
football
golf
softball
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Midlands Collegiate Athletic Conference
Mascot
Bobcats
School colors
royal blue and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Art/Fine Arts
Art/Graphic Design
Biochemical Science
Biological Science
Business/Accounting
Business/Business Education
Business/Computer Management/Information Systems
Business/Human Performance/System Management
Business/Management
Business/Marketing
Business/Marketing/Information Technology
Chemistry
Criminal Justice/Justice Administration/Justice Counseling
Criminal Justice/Law/Society
Curriculum/Instruction
Disease/Human Health
Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Education Inclusive
Educational Studies
Elementary Education
English
Health/Physical Education
History
Language Arts
Liberal Arts
Mathematics
Middle Grades Education
Music Marketing
Music Performance
Music/Community Music/Private Studio
Music/Music Education
Nuclear Technology
Organizational Management
Psychology
Social Sciences
Special Education
Special Education 7-12
Special Education K-12
Special Education K-6
Sport/Exercise Science
Wildlife Ecology
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Undergraduate

86%

2,172
students

Female
59%
1,286

Male
41%
886

Graduate

14%

350
students

Female
69%
243

Male
31%
107

undergraduateFull-time

53%

1,163
students

Female
57%
655

Male
43%
508

undergraduatePart-time

47%

1,009
students

Female
63%
631

Male
37%
378

Student Break-down

5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
43%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

54%

Transfer applicants accepted

56%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

95

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 10
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
China
Denmark
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

Cindy Cammack
Director of Admission
402 872-2221
ccammack@peru.edu

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