Peru State College, NE

Public4-Year • Small • Primarily ResidentialMaster's College and UniversityNot Selective • High Transfer-InOpen AdmissionsMain Campus
600 Hoyt Street, Peru, NE 68421
(402) 872-3815

Peru State College Rankings

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Academics at Peru State College

GradHighest Degree

Share of Graduates by Field of Study

Biological and Biomedical Sciences8%
Business, Management, Marketing35%
Computer and Information Sciences3%
English Language and Literature1%
Law Enforcement, Firefighting10%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities<1%
Mathematics and Statistics<1%
Multi-disciplinary Studies1%
Parks, Recreation, Fitness Studies5%
Social Sciences1%
Visual and Performing Arts4%


Getting into Peru State College

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Typical Test Scores


Cost of Attending Peru State College

$8KIn-State Tuition
$8KOut-of-State Tuition
$20KAverage Total Cost
$15KAverage Net Cost

Average Net Price by Family Income

Family IncomeSchoolNEUS


Typical Debt after Peru State College

42%Receive Federal Loans
$14KMedian Federal Debt
55%Repayment Rate
$232Median Payment

Received Financial Aid

Family IncomeSchoolNEUS
$0–$30K 38%42%57%
$30K–$48K 18%16%16%
$48K–$75K 18%16%12%
$75K–$110K 16%15%9%
>$110K 10%15%11%

Student Debt

The median debt for family income between $0–$30K$13K$13K$11K
The median debt for family income between $30K–$75K$15K$13K$12K
The median debt for students with family income >$75K$12K$14K$12K
The median debt for Pell students$14K$14K$12K
The median debt for no-Pell students$13K$12K$11K
Cumulative loan debt at the 90th percentile$32K$29K$25K
Cumulative loan debt at the 75th percentile$24K$21K$18K
Cumulative loan debt at the 25th percentile$6K$6K$6K
Cumulative loan debt at the 10th percentile$3K$3K$3K

Repayment Rates

1-year after entering repayment 48%55%43%
3-years after entering repayment 55%58%46%
5-years after entering repayment 65%63%50%
7-years after entering repayment 65%68%55%


Completion Rates at Peru State College

62%Retention Rate
36%Transfer Rate
24%Withdrawal Rate
35%Graduation Rate

Graduation Rates by Time Taken

Time TakenSchoolNEUS
Within 4 Years 15%34%38%
Within 6 Years 35%52%55%
Within 8 Years 38%53%56%

Graduation Rates by Ethnicity

Ethnicity and NativitySchoolNEUS
Asian 50%47%53%
Black 20%39%39%
Caucasian 39%52%52%
Hispanic or Latino 18%46%47%
Non-US citizens/residents 50%59%50%
Two or more races 38%36%44%
Other race 20%45%44%


Outcomes after Peru State College

91%Employment Rate
$32KMedian Salary
$20K25 Pctl Salary
$43K75 Pctl Salary

Employment over Time

Employed 6 years after enrollment 91%91%85%
Employed 7 years after enrollment 89%90%84%
Employed 8 years after enrollment 89%89%84%
Employed 9 years after enrollment 91%90%83%
Employed 10 years after enrollment 91%88%83%

Distribution of Earnings after Graduation

10th percentile of earnings$8K$10K$7K
25th percentile of earnings$20K$21K$17K
50th percentile of earnings$32K$31K$29K
75th percentile of earnings$43K$45K$43K
90th percentile of earnings$54K$57K$57K

Median Earnings over Time

Earnings 6 years after enrollment$32K$31K$29K
Earnings 8 years after enrollment$34K$34K$32K
Earnings 10 years after enrollment$38K$37K$35K


Students at Peru State College

62%Full-time Undergrads
23Avg Entry Age
263Graduate Students

Enrollment by Gender

Female degree-seeking undergraduates 58%67%64%
Male degree-seeking undergraduates 42%33%35%

Enrollment by Race and Nativity

Race and NativitySchoolNEUS
Asian 1%2%4%
Black 9%6%18%
Caucasian 76%69%49%
Hispanic or Latino 8%10%18%
Native American or Alaskan Native <1%5%1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander <1%<1%<1%
Non-US citizens/residents 2%2%2%
Two or more races 4%3%3%
Other race 1%4%4%

Enrollment by Family Income

Family IncomeSchoolNEUS
$0–$30K 28%27%43%
$30K–$48K 17%16%18%
$48K–$75K 21%18%16%
$75K–$110K 22%20%14%
>$110K 16%23%15%

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