Peru State College

Peru, NE

Peru State College

Peru, NE

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Tuition & Fees

$7,600

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
1%
24-29
15%
18-23
58%
12-17
26%
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

1

teacher

24

students

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Selective

48%

acceptance rate

Accepted 422
Declined 447
Total Received 869
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Public

2,094

undergraduate students

264

graduate students

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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.

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 2,358
Established in 1867
Coeducational Coeducational

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104-acre campus in Peru (population: 760), 75 miles from Omaha. Major airport and train serve Omaha; bus serves Auburn (11 miles).

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Eppley Airfield

Peru State College
600 Hoyt Street
Peru
68421

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
33%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Campus Activities Board
  • Black Student Union
  • Peru Student Education Association (PSEA)
  • Phi Beta Lambda (PBL)
  • Pilot Club

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Spring Fling
  • Oakstock
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
0%
Top 1/4
13%
Top 1/2
46%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
1%
24-29
15%
18-23
58%
12-17
26%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes

Selective

48%

acceptance rate

Accepted 422
Declined 447
Total Received 869

Admissions Factors

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
academic GPA
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
rigor of secondary school record
state residency
talent/ability
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,445
Room & board $9,060
Additional fees $2,155.50
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $17,860.50
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Softball
Volleyball
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Athletic Conference

NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Teacher Education
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Commercial and Advertising Art
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Design and Applied Arts, Other
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Graphic Design
Health Teacher Education
History Teacher Education
History, General
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Music Management
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Music, Other
Natural Resources/Conservation, General
Natural Sciences
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
Percussion Instruments
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physician Assistant
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Engineering
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Nursing Studies
Pre-Optometry Studies
Pre-Pharmacy Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Psychology, General
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Science Teacher Education
Social Sciences, General
Special Education and Teaching, General
Voice and Opera
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
Woodwind Instruments
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

2,358

total students

NA%

in-state

NA%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

89%

2,094
students

Female
59%
1,226

Male
41%
868

11%

264
students

Female
66%
175

Male
34%
89

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

56%

1,192
students

Female
58%
686

Male
42%
506

44%

902
students

Female
60%
540

Male
40%
362

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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
3%
Hispanic/Latino
83%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

194

Transfer students enrolled

8%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Noncompetitive

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health clinic

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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