Our faculty exclusively rely on undergraduate students to assist with their research, giving you an opportunity to stand out before and after graduation.
All Peru State students have access to free tutoring and resources to help 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 Classes
No Application Fee
Accredited Since 1915
Competitive Athletic Programs
1 Hour Drive from Omaha or Lincoln
13 Undergraduate Degrees With 47 Options
11 Online Programs
2 Graduate Degrees
Average On-Campus Class Size 18.8
2,349 Enrollment 2018
Generous Transfer Program
96% of Freshmen Receive Scholarships/Grants 2018
$5,137 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.
1:21 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.
A maximum of 90 semester credit hours from an accredited four-year college or university and extra-institutional sources may be applied toward the minimum 120 semester hours required for a Bachelor’s degree. Of these 90 semester hours, a maximum of 66 semester credit hours may be from a community/vocational/technical college or other extra-institutional sources. To be considered for possible transfer, courses must have been completed with a grade of C- or higher. All students must complete a minimum of 50% of the hours required for the major/endorsement requirements (excluding General Studies) at Peru State College.
Transfer students who have earned an Associate of Arts (AA) or an Associate of Science (AS) degree from an accredited Nebraska institution meet all Peru State General Studies requirements and enter PSC with junior class standing (or if less than 60 hours, with all hours transferred).
Transfer students who have completed an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree or equivalent will be eligible for the Bachelor of Applied Science degree. This degree has a management emphasis and complements the AAS to complete a bachelor’s degree in less time.
Transfer of Credit Evaluation
To receive feedback on what classes will transfer to Peru State College, it is required to have completed the Application for Admission, and submit official college transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended.
After all materials have been received, students will be notified via email regarding classes that will be transferable to Peru State College by the Student Records Office.