Our faculty exclusively rely on undergraduate students to assist with their research, giving you an opportunity to stand out after graduation.
All Peru State students have access to free tutoring and resources to make sure you succeed.
3 Big Reasons to Attend
Size & Cost
At Peru State, you get a private school setting at a public school price tag
Athletics, research assistant, student senate, tutor, tour guide, work...You can do it all
Online, On Campus, No Fridays – Attend your way to fit your schedule
There Are Lots of Reasons to Attend ... What's Yours?
Out-of-State Students Pay In-State Rates
No Friday Class
No Application Fee
Accredited Since 1915
Competitive Athletic Programs
1 Hour Drive from Omaha or Lincoln
13 Undergraduate Degrees With 47 Options
8 Online Programs
2 Graduate Degrees
172 Transfer-In Students in 2014
268 Freshmen in 2014
Generous Transfer Program
81% of Freshmen Receive Scholarships/Grants
$4,413 Average Scholarship/Grant
Beautiful Campus & Buildings
Photos From Campus
At Peru State, there are a variety of clubs and activities to fit your interests. If you can't find a club that fits, you can always start one!
150 Years of Awesomeness
As Nebraska's first college, we've set a standard of excellence that all other institutions in the state have had to follow. With 150 years under our belt, we've learned a thing or two about a quality education.
Most of our buildings have been recently renovated, retaining their classic architecture.
Other institutions rely heavily on graduate students for research. At Peru State, our faculty use undergraduate students to assist with their research. This gives our students a unique opportunity to stand out after graduation.
Every student has access to free tutoring and resources to help them every step of the way. Adjusting to college can be difficult, we're here for you.
1:23 Faculty to Student Ratio
Our class sizes are small, giving you more time to interact with faculty. At larger institutions, you're just a number. At Peru, you're our focus.
World-Class Music Facilities
Our music hall is newly renovated, giving students access to the best in music production, recording and marketing.
Your Home Away From Home
We want campus living to be convenient and affordable. Take a look at our housing options and see yourself at Peru State.