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Peru State College

Peru, NE 4-Year Public
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About Peru State College

Peru State College Overview

Peru State College is a public, state school in a rural setting in Peru, Nebraska. Peru State College was founded in 1867 and enrolls 1,634 undergrads and no graduate students. Peru State College ensures on-campus housing for up to 500 students. The majority of students live on campus, and first year-students are required to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 40% of students stay on-campus and participate in campus events and social life.

Student Involvement at Peru State College

Interested in music or performing? At Peru State College you can join a campus band, sing in a chorus, or perform with one of the school's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Peru State College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Peru State College does not have any fraternities or sororities, do it might be a good option if Greek life isn't a priority for you.

Planning to play sports? Peru State College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Peru State College on the Student Life page.

2022 Peru State College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $5,640
Out-of-State $5,640

Is Peru State College a Good School?


Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a clearer idea of what Peru State College offers and if the school could be a good choice for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Peru State College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Peru State College Graduates

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with Peru State College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Peru State College

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Peru State College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Peru State College.

Based on this information, how does Peru State College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Peru State College a good school for you?

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Where is Peru State College?

Peru State College is located in the rural setting of Peru, Nebraska.

If you are interested in seeing Peru State College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take State Highway 136 to Peru, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Eppley Airfield.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Peru State College and Peru are like without leaving home.

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College Info

PO Box 10 Peru, NE 68421

Campus Setting: Rural

Peru State College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Peru State College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Peru State College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Peru State College ACT Scores

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ACT Range

22 - 17

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

17 and Above

Good

22 to 17

Avg

22 and Less

Low

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Peru State College SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Peru State College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$16,982

In State

$16,982

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$5,580
$5,580
Fees
$2,184
$2,184
Housing
$9,218
$9,218
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Student Life

Wondering what life at Peru State College is like? There are approximately 1,634 students enrolled at Peru State College. 64% percent of students attend school full-time.

64%

Full Time

28%

Part Time

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,634

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

$7,764

Out-of-State

$7,764

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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