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Peru State College
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  • 4 Year
  • PERU, NE

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Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B+
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade B+
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

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Peru State is a public college located in Peru, Nebraska. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,050 undergraduate students. The Peru State acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Business, Psychology, and Criminal Justice and Safety Studies. Graduating 36% of students, Peru State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $31,800.

About

600 HOYT STREET
PERU, NE 68421
Athletic Division
NAIA
Athletic Conference
Heart of America Athletic Conference

Peru State College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Peru State Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
No data available  
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  
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Cost

Net Price
$14,216 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$6,114 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
18:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
92%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 13 responses
71%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 14 responses
86%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 14 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
5
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
5
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    24%
  • On Campus
    35%
  • Online
    41%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,050 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
584
Undergrads Over 25
21%
Pell Grant
50%
Varsity Athletes
32%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 13 responses
  • Neighborly
    54%
  • Athlete
    23%
  • Dedicated
    15%
  • Outgoing
    8%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
86%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 21 responses
Poll
52%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 27 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 12 responses
  • Friendly
    58%
  • Small
    25%
  • Home away from home
    17%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$37,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
36%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
78%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 9 responses

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