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Overall Niche Grade
- Party SceneB+
- Campus FoodB-
- Student LifeB
Peru State is a public college located in Peru, Nebraska. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,078 undergraduate students. The Peru State acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Business, Psychology, and Criminal Justice and Safety Studies. Graduating 34% of students, Peru State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $31,800.
NAIA Division II
Heart of America Athletic Conference
Peru State College Rankings
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- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.13 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.14 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.14 responses
Most Popular Majors
Criminal Justice and Safety Studies29 Graduates
Elementary Education16 Graduates
Kinesiology and Exercise Science15 Graduates
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology13 Graduates
Special Education and Teaching12 Graduates
Information Science11 Graduates
Early Childhood Education8 Graduates
Biomedical Sciences and Molecular Medicine5 Graduates
Freshmen Live On-Campus
- of students say they don't have Greek life.21 responses
- of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.27 responses
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
- of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.9 responses
Peru State College Reviews
Peru state has honestly been such a great school for me! It has shown me what it looks like to truly have educators who care about their students and want to see them succeed which is hard to find sometimes at schools. I always know that I can go to my teachers at any point during the week and not only do they remember me personally but they are so willing to sit down for however long it takes to help me with any problem I have.
They're okay on education, BUT my biggest problem is how they process financial aid. Their financial aid dept sucks. They now have people in the front office that talks for financial aid. They split the financial aid in half and if you don't know this you end up owing an arm and a leg. Then they act dumb like they don't remember speaking to you or like you didn't tell them you were taking 9 credit hours. I can't wait to get out of here, it's been a fight with financial aid cause you'll have money one day and look on your mypsc and be owing all of it.
Its a very small but very beautiful campus, one of the most affordable too. I'm no master salesmen; but when I went and talked with all the professors and saw the campus with my own eyes, I could see that it had a good environment for work, study, and emotional growth. The college is very well suited for any and all students looking to make a start!