Peru State College
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Undergraduate - Applying for Aid

Application Process:

  • To be eligible to receive financial aid, you must complete the admissions process and be fully admitted to a degree program at Peru State College.

  • If you don’t already have a PIN (personal identification number) from the Department of Education, go to to apply for one. If you have a PIN but have forgotten it, you can request a duplicate PIN at Once you have a PIN, you can use it to sign your federal aid application (FAFSA form).

  • Complete a “Free Application for Federal Student Aid” (FAFSA form). This form can be completed on-line at .

  • Complete the Loan Application Process.
    All new borrowers must complete both steps.
    (Loan Entrance Counseling and Master Promissory Note)
    1. Loan Entrance Counseling: Go here and click on Stafford Loan Entrance Counseling to begin.

    2. Master Promissory Note

Additional Requirements:


If you have previously attended Peru State College, you must be in compliance with the Satisfactory Academic Progress Requirements to be eligible for financial aid (even if you did not receive aid during your prior period of attendance).


In some cases, the college is required to verify the information you reported on the FAFSA. If your application is selected for verification, the Financial Aid Office will send you a notification requesting verification worksheets and copies of your IRS return transcripts.