Peru State College

NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics)


Master's (Comprehensive) Colleges and Universities II: These institutions typically offer a wide range of baccalaureate programs, and they are committed to graduate education through the master's degree. They award 20 or more master's degrees per year.

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
ROTC: Army
ROTC: Air Force
Weekend/evening college
Teacher certification: Students can complete their preparation in certain areas of specialization
Teacher certification: Approved by the state for initial certifcation or licensure of teachers

600 Hoyt Street, Peru, NE, 68421-0010

(402) 872-3815   

Peru State College serves the community through education, research, and public service programs. Our mission is to excel as a comprehensive liberal arts college that encourages student learning with educational priorities in baccalaureate and graduate teacher education, as well as undergraduate programs in business, the humanities, and the sciences. We value free-inquiry, professional development, research enhancing our educational role, and public service related to and supportive of instruction. Peru State College serves students from throughout the state, nation, and world but retains a special commitment to serve the residents and needs of Southeast Nebraska.

Public, 4-year or above 


Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children

Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits

Academic Year Prices - 2012 (full-time, first-time undergraduate students)

Tuition & Fees 2012-13 2011-12 2010-11
In District $6,008 $5,648 $5,252
In State $6,008 $5,648 $5,252
Out of State $6,008 $5,648 $5,252
Books and Supplies $852 $852 $850
On Campus      
Room and Board $6,208 $5,936 $5,314
Other Expenses $2,464 $2,452 $2,200
Off Campus      
Room and Board $6,208 $5,936 $6,000
Other Expenses $2,464 $2,452 $2,600
Off Campus With Family      
Other Expenses $2,464 $2,452 $2,600

Financial Aid 2011-2012

Type of Aid Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grants
52.0% $4,006
State/Local Grant
23.0% $1,204
Institutional Grants
72.0% $2,394
Loans 72.0% $5,228
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The above information was obtained via the publicly-available Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), operated by the U.S. Department of Education, which compiles self-reported information provided by colleges and universities, for the purpose of making such information openly available to students and parents.

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