Peru State College

Peru, NE

Peru State College

Peru, NE

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Tuition & Fees

$7,920

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

21

students

1

faculty

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Selective

Admissions Data Not Reported

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Public

2,491

undergraduate students

459

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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 2,950
Established in 1867
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

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

  • Campus Setting: Rural community

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
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
6%
Top 1/4
21%
Top 1/2
56%
Bottom 1/2
44%
Bottom 1/4
16%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) January 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

Not Reported

Admissions Factors

Not Reported

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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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Financial Aid

59%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$7,313

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $5,520
Room $4,744
Board $4,474
Additional fees $2,400
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $18,338
Average Financial Aid - $7,313
Total with Avg. Aid $11,025
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Other sports
Softball
Track and field x country
Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, flag football, floor hockey, powderpuff football, rugby, soccer, volleyball (indoor/outdoor)

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Heart of America Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Art Teacher Education.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Biochemistry.
Biological and Physical Sciences.
Biology Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biomedical Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other.
Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education.
Chemistry Teacher Education.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Education, General.
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Graphic Design.
History Teacher Education.
History, General.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Music, Other.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Psychology, General.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Social Science Teacher Education.
Social Sciences, General.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other.
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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

2,950

total students

68%

in-state

32%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

84%

2,491
students

Female
59%
1,476

Male
41%
1,015

16%

459
students

Female
71%
324

Male
29%
135

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

49%

1,216
students

Female
58%
711

Male
42%
505

51%

1,275
students

Female
60%
765

Male
40%
510

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
80%
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 Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

7%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

95

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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
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