Peru State College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,760
2.13% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$12,618
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.49%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
1,799
57.1% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
33.9%
87 Graduates

About

Peru State College is a higher education institution located in Nemaha County, NE. In 2022, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at Peru State College were Curriculum & Instruction (126 degrees awarded).

In 2022, 374 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Peru State College. 67.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 32.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (289 degrees), 10.3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (28 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Peru State College is $5,760, which is $−18,236 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Peru State College is $5,760, which is $−18,236 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,618.

In 2022, 62% of undergraduate students attending Peru State College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 60% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$5,760
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Peru State College was $5,760. The cost of tuition at Peru State College is $−18,236 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$12,618
2022 Value
25.3%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Peru State College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,618. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Peru State College grew by 25.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,590
Room and Board
$960
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Peru State College was of $9,590 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 7.41% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $960. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 36% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

62%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
60%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

62% of undergraduate students at Peru State College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 6.06% with respect to 2021, when 66% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
2.49%
2019 Default Rate
13
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Peru State College was 2.49%, which represents 13 out of the 523 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Peru State College had a total enrollment of 1,799 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Peru State College is 1,027 students and the part-time enrollment is 772. This means that 57.1% of students enrolled at Peru State College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Peru State College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 77.3% White, 9.67% Two or More Races, 7.62% Black or African American, 2.22% Hispanic or Latino, 0.723% Asian, 0.5% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.167% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Peru State College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (46.1%), followed by White Male (22.8%) and Black or African American Male (10.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (80%), followed by White Male (10%) and Two or More Races Female (6.67%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

57.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Peru State College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,799 students. The full-time enrollment at Peru State College is 1,027 and the part-time enrollment is 772. This means that 57.1% of students enrolled at Peru State College are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

58%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Peru State College was 58%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Peru State College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,390 enrolled students
  2. Two or More Races
    174 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    137 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Peru State College is 77.3% White, 9.67% Two or More Races, 7.62% Black or African American, 2.22% Hispanic or Latino, 0.723% Asian, 0.5% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.167% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 12 students (0.667%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 132 more women than men received degrees from Peru State College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Peru State College is white (289 degrees awarded). There were 10.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (28 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at Peru State College is Curriculum & Instruction (126 degrees awarded).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Peru State College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Education (165 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (17 degrees), and Psychology (39 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Peru State College are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,746,652 people), Secondary school teachers (537,616 people), Education administrators (337,276 people), Other managers (274,681 people), and Postsecondary teachers (223,202 people).

The most specialized majors at Peru State College in 2022 are Education (165 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (17 degrees), Psychology (39 degrees), Protective Services (25 degrees), and English (5 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Peru State College are Surgeons, Physicians, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, Nurse anesthetists, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at Peru State College are Education (165 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (17 degrees), Psychology (39 degrees), Protective Services (25 degrees), and English (5 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Peru State College are Elementary & secondary schools (3,247,681 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (527,233 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (441,351 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (369,789 people), and Outpatient care centers (243,504 people).

The most specialized majors at Peru State College are Education (165 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (17 degrees), Psychology (39 degrees), Protective Services (25 degrees), and English (5 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Peru State College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 58 degrees awarded
  2. 39 degrees awarded
  3. 25 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Peru State College was General Business Administration & Management with 58 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

121
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
253
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 121 degrees were awarded to men at Peru State College, which is 0.478 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (253).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 34 degrees were awarded to men at Peru State College in Curriculum & Instruction, which is 0.37 times less than the 92 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 92 degrees were awarded to men at Peru State College in Curriculum & Instruction, which is 2.71 times more than the 34 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

20%
100% Completion Time
36%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 20% of students graduating from Peru State College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 36% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 37% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Peru State College is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    289 degrees awarded
  2. Two or More Races
    28 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    13 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Peru State College is white (289 degrees awarded). There were 10.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (28 degrees).

8.82% of degree recipients (33 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    206 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    83 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races Female
    17 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Peru State College is white female (206 degrees awarded). There were 2.48 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (83 degrees).

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Operations

Peru State College has an endowment valued at nearly $22.1M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 133k (0.603%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Peru State College had a total salary expenditure of 31.7M. Peru State College employs 15 Associate professors, 13 Assistant professors and 12 Instructors. Most academics at Peru State College are Female Associate professor (8), Male Associate professor (7), and Female Assistant professor (7).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Peru State College are: Management, with 31 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 27 employees, and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 16 employees.

Endowment

$22.1M
2022 Endowment
10.6%
growth from 2021

Peru State College has an endowment valued at about $22.1M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Peru State College grew 10.6% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $24.5M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$11.5M
2022 Salaries
3.41%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Peru State College paid a median of $11.5M in salaries, which represents 36.4% of their overall expenditure ($31.7M) and a 3.41% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.12M
Instructional Salaries
48
Number of Employees

In 2022, Peru State College paid a total of $3.12M to 48 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
15 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
31 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Peru State College were Associate professor with 15 employees, Assistant professor with 13 employees, and Instructor with 12 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Peru State College were Management with 31 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 27 employees, and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 16 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Associate professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Peru State College was Female Associate professor with 8 employees, Male Associate professor with 7 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 7 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Peru State College.

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