About Peru State College

Tuition, Cost, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Admission Rates

How much does Peru State College cost?

Peru State College Cost of Attendance
In-state $7,260
Out-of-state $7,260
On-Campus Room and Board $7,808
Off-Campus Room and Board $7,106
Average Annual Cost
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $11,265
$30,000-$48,000 $10,668
$48,000-$75,000 $12,494
$75,000-$110,000 $14,879
Over $110,000 $14,684

Peru State College Financial Aid and Debt

55%

Students paying down their debt

$20,975

Typical Total Student Debt

$217

Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 96% $5,641
Federal Grants 48% $4,083
Pell grants 48% $4,100
Other federal grants 8% $795
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 21% $912
Institutional grants or scholarships 76% $2,850
Student loan aid 68% $5,321
Federal student loans 67% $6,725
Other student loans 2% $10,812

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Do community service 263 Up to $75
Visit a college campus 266 Up to $6,000
Play a sport 142 Up to $600
Take a foreign language class 152 Up to $3,000
Attend a summer program 133 Up to $6,000
Do an extracurricular activity 259 Up to $1,120
Take a challenging class 287 Up to $3,000
Have work experience 133 Up to $6,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 194 Up to $750

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Peru State College Campus Life

23:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Forbes Ranking

13%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

35%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 2169
Living on campus 13%
Transfer Students 72%
Under Age 25 21%
Gender Balance
Women
58%
Men
42%

Student Diversity

33%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
81.16%
Hispanic or Latino
6.04%
Unknown
6.04%
Black or African American
5.23%
Asian
1.02%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.41%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.10%

Peru State College Graduation Success

63%

First Year Student Retention

13%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$35,600

Average Salary After Graduation

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About Peru State College

In educating the individual to the benefit of society, Peru State College cultivates the capacity and propensity for life-long learning by fostering independent inquiry and promoting the value of knowledge and discovery. Through innovative undergraduate and graduate programs, Nebraska's first college continues its commitment to making a vital contribution to the future of the region and the state.

Address

600 Hoyt Street
Peru, NE

Type Public
Profit Status
Category Master's Colleges and Universities
Setting Distant Rural
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify