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Peru State is a public, multipurpose college. Founded in 1867, it is the oldest college in Nebraska. Its 103-acre campus is located in Peru, 60 miles south of Omaha.

Website: www.peru.edu/

Public
Co-ed
2,094
Undergraduate
Students
(58.5%) 1,226 Women
(41.5%) 868 Men
264
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Noncompetitive
Overall Admission Rate
49% of 869 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
22-17 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$20,660
Tuition and Fees
$7,601
Room and Board
$9,060
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Freshman Award
Not reported
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
Not reported
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
47
Regular Class Size
Not reported
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Campus Life

Peru Population
848
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
33% of all students
Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Bobcat
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
1.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.3% Asian
5.4% Black/African-American
3.7% Hispanic/Latino
1.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
83.6% White
3.2% Unknown
International Students
Not reported
First-Year Students Returning
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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