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Peru State College is a public institution that was founded in 1867. It has a rural setting and the campus size is 104 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Peru State College's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (Midwest), Tier 2. Its in-state tuition and fees are $5,648 (2011-12); out-of-state tuition and fees are $5,648 (2011-12).
|School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):|
Peru State College--which has spent more than $22 million the past five years on campus and program improvements--believes in academic excellence, in opportunities for personal growth, and in student self-determination consistent with the principles of a democratic society. Administrative intent is to involve students in the decisions which affect them. The College's educational experience is designed to enable students to learn, to equip themselves for meaningful careers, and to be productive members of society. Peru State students have the opportunity to know their instructors well and to be working partners with the staff and other students. Living and working with others offers many opportunities for friendship, growth, and personal development. The College's faculty and staff are here to serve you. We welcome the opportunity to assist you in realizing you're personal, educational, and career objectives.
|School type||public, coed college|
When applying to Peru State College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 30. It is less selective.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||N/A|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 30|
The student-faculty ratio at Peru State College is 23:1. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 57.7 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||N/A|
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Peru State College is part of the NAIA athletic conference.
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|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||NAIA|
Campus Info & Services
Peru State College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, and health insurance. Peru State College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, and lighted pathways/sidewalks. Of the students at Peru State College, 82 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Peru State College.
|Students who have cars on campus||82%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
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|In-state tuition and fees||$5,648 (2011-12)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$5,648 (2011-12)|
|Room and board||$5,936 (2011-12)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data