Tuition & Fees

$7,512

$7,512

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
4%
24-29
15%
18-23
38%
12-17
34%
6-11
9%
30-36
1%
24-29
23%
18-23
32%
12-17
44%
24-29
20%
18-23
44%
12-17
36%
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

1

teacher

21

students

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Selective

49%

acceptance rate

Accepted 525
Declined + 531
Total Received 1,056
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Public

2,046

undergraduate students

303

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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Location

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 2,349
Established in 1867
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

Peru, NE

104-acre campus in Peru (population: 782), 75 miles from Omaha. Major airport and train serve Omaha; bus serves Auburn (11 miles).

Peru State College
600 Hoyt Street
Peru, NE 68421

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
34%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
90%
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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
6%
Top 1/4
20%
Top 1/2
49%
Bottom 1/2
51%
Bottom 1/4
24%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
4%
24-29
15%
18-23
38%
12-17
34%
6-11
9%
30-36
1%
24-29
23%
18-23
32%
12-17
44%
24-29
20%
18-23
44%
12-17
36%

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

49%

acceptance rate

Accepted 525
Declined + 531
Total Received 1,056

Admissions Factors

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Cindy Cammack
Director of Admission
P: 800 742-4412, extension 2221
F: 402 872-2296
admissions@peru.edu

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $5,400
Room $4,384
Board $4,256
Additional fees $2,112
Books & supplies $1,056
Total $17,208
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 402 872-2228
F: 402 872-2419
finaid@peru.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Mason White
Director of Financial Aid
mwhite@peru.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Flag Football, Floor Hockey, Powderpuff Football, Rugby, Soccer, Volleyball (indoor/outdoor)

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Athletic Directors

Steve Schneider (men's)
Interim Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Heart of America Athletic Conference
Mascot
Bobcats
School colors
royal blue and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art
Athletic Coaching
Biochemical Science
Biological Science
Business Administration
Business/Marketing/Information Technology
Computer/Management Information Systems
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Disease/Human Health
Early Childhood Education
Elementary Education
English
English as a Second Language
Fine Arts
Graphic Design
Health/Physical Education
History
Human Resources/Risk Management
Justice Administration
Justice Counseling
Kinesiology
Language Arts
Law/Society
Liberal Arts
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Music
Natural Science
Nuclear Technology
Organizational Management
Psychology
Public Administration
Secondary Education
Social Science
Special Education
Wildlife Ecology
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Education
  2. Business Administration
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

2,349

total students

72%

in-state

28%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

87%

2,046
students

Female
59%
1,199

Male
41%
847

13%

303
students

Female
73%
221

Male
27%
82

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

54%

1,105
students

Female
58%
635

Male
42%
470

46%

941
students

Female
60%
564

Male
40%
377

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
52%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

49%

Transfer applicants accepted

74%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required 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 Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: 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

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
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
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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