Peru State College: Review & Facts

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Peru State College is a small four-year, public school with 2,510 students enrolled. This school was established in 1865 and is the only school located in Peru, Nebraska.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
38
Fair
Peru State College will give you the opportunity to receive a bachelor's degree or master's degree.

Peru State College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 38 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Business, Management, Psychology, and Criminal Justice. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
54%
Bad
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Peru State College is low at 54% (way below Nebraska average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
21 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Peru State College is low: 42%. Approximately 38% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Peru State College is reasonably decent - 21:1. Find out more details about instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$6,500
Low
Average tuition cost is very low - around $4,600 per year. The additional fees at Peru State College (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $1,900, which comes to a total of $6,500 a year.

Read the details about Peru State College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This college might accept dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Peru State College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (402) 872-3815 or check Peru State College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,700
Medium
Peru State College provides a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Peru State College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D+
Unsafe
Peru State College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 600 students, which offers a good on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low -- roughly $3,700 a year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Peru State College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Peru State College appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Peru State College Location and Maps



Post Address: Peru State College, 600 Hoyt Street, Peru, Nebraska 68421-0010, USA
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