Peru State College : Profile

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600 Hoyt Street
Peru, NE 68421
Website: www.peru.edu
Location: Plains IA KS MN MO NE ND SD

Get a snapshot of Peru State College with this general overview, including student enrollment and graduation rates, average test scores, student demographics, and more.

Mission Statement

Peru State College serves the community through education, research, and public service programs. Our mission is to excel as a comprehensive liberal arts college that encourages student learning with educational priorities in baccalaureate and graduate teacher education, as well as undergraduate programs in business, the humanities, and the sciences. We value free-inquiry, professional development, research enhancing our educational role, and public service related to and supportive of instruction. Peru State College serves students from throughout the state, nation, and world but retains a special commitment to serve the residents and needs of Southeast Nebraska.

School Characteristics

Student Population
Public University
4200 per year

Length of Study: Public, 4-year or above
Religious Affiliation: Not Applicable

School Profile

Total Enrollment: 2422
Retention Rate: 58%
Graduation Rate: 197

School Accreditation

National: Yes
Regional: yes
Federal: Yes

Male / Female Enrollment


Total Enrollment


School data was obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

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