Peru State College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$5,160

7.5% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$12,850

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

12.5%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

2,349

50.3% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

36%

62 Graduates

About

Peru State College is a higher education institution located in Nemaha County, NE. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Peru State College were General Business Administration & Management (67 degrees awarded), Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (47 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (44 degrees).

In 2017, 507 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Peru State College. 65.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (435 degrees), 16.7 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (26 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Peru State College is $5,160, which is $-15,573 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Peru State College is $5,160, which is $-15,573 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,850.

In 2017, 50% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 42% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,160

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Peru State College was $5,160. The cost of tuition at Peru State College is $-15,573 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$12,850

2017 Value

2.33%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Peru State College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,850. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Peru State College grew by 2.33%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,488

Room and Board

$1,110

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Peru State College was of $7,488 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,110. The cost of room and board increased by 5.38% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 2.02% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

50%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

42%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

50% of undergraduate students at Peru State College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 2.04% with respect to 2016, when 49% 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.

12.5%

2016 Default Rate

71

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Peru State College was 12.5%, which represents 71 out of the 569 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 has a total enrollment of 2,349 students. The full-time enrollment at Peru State College is 1,181 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,168. This means that 50.3% of students enrolled at Peru State College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Peru State College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 82.1% White, 6.13% Hispanic or Latino, 5.87% Black or African American, 2.81% Two or More Races, 0.937% Asian, 0.426% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.128% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Peru State College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (47%), followed by White Male (28.8%) and Black or African American Male (6.61%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (76.3%), followed by White Male (17.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (2.63%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

50.3%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Peru State College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,349 students. The full-time enrollment at Peru State College is 1,181 and the part-time enrollment is 1,168. This means that 50.3% of students enrolled at Peru State College are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

57%

2017 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 57%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Peru State College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,928

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    144

  3. Black or African American

    138

The enrolled student population at Peru State College is 82.1% White, 6.13% Hispanic or Latino, 5.87% Black or African American, 2.81% Two or More Races, 0.937% Asian, 0.426% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.128% 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 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% 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, 10 students (0.426%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 157 more women than men received degrees from Peru State College. The majority of degree recipients at Peru State College are white (435 degrees awarded). There were 16.7 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (26 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Peru State College is General Business Administration & Management (67 degrees awarded), followed by Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (47 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (44 degrees).

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 (227 degrees awarded), Protective Services (44 degrees), and Psychology (41 degrees).

Workforce

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 (2,160,851 people), Accountants & auditors (1,137,281 people), Other managers (758,999 people), Financial managers (452,560 people), and Education administrators (385,809 people).

The most specialized majors at Peru State College are Education (227 degrees awarded), Protective Services (44 degrees), Psychology (41 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (15 degrees), and Business (127 degrees).

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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, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, Nurse anesthetists, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Peru State College are Education (227 degrees awarded), Protective Services (44 degrees), Psychology (41 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (15 degrees), and Business (127 degrees).

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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 (3,413,558 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (661,829 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (592,398 people), Banking & related activities (540,942 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (535,807 people).

The most specialized majors at Peru State College are Education (227 degrees awarded), Protective Services (44 degrees), Psychology (41 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (15 degrees), and Business (127 degrees).

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Degrees

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.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Peru State College was General Business Administration & Management with 67 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 175

  2. 332

In 2017, 175 degrees were awarded to men at Peru State College, which is 0.527 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (332).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 47 degrees were awarded to men at Peru State College in Curriculum & Instruction, which is 0.423 times less than the 111 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 111 degrees were awarded to women at Peru State College in Curriculum & Instruction, which is 2.36 times more than the 47 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

15%

100% Completion Time

37%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 15% of students graduating from Peru State College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 37% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 39% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Peru State College is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.61% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    435 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    26 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    21 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Peru State College is white (435 degrees awarded). There were 16.7 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (26 degrees).

1.38% of degree recipients (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    293 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    142 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    14 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Peru State College is white female (293 degrees awarded). There were 2.06 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (142 degrees).

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Operations

Peru State College has an endowment valued at nearly $13M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $232k (1.79%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Peru State College had a total salary expenditure of $24.8M. Peru State College employs 26 Assistant professors, 13 Professors, and 8 Instructors. Most academics at Peru State College are Female Assistant professors (15), Male Assistant professors(11), and Male Professors (7).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Peru State College are: Management, with 26 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 24 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 22 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$13M

2017 Endowment

5.86%

decline from 2016

Peru State College has an endowment valued at about $13M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Peru State College declined 5.86% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $20.2M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Small Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $108k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Peru State College received $108k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$10.8M

2017 Salaries

6.48%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Peru State College paid a median of $10.8M in salaries, which represents 43.6% of their overall expenditure ($24.8M) and a 6.48% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.62% growth from 2015 and a 0.455% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.54M

Instructional Salaries

52

Number of Employees

In 2017, Peru State College paid a total of $3.54M to 52 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.62M (33.5%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Small Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

26 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

26 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Peru State College were Assistant professor with 26 employees; Professor with 13 employees; and Professor with 8 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Peru State College were Management with 26 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 24 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 22 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Peru State College was Female Assistant professor with 15 employees, Male Assistant professor with 11 employees, and Male Professor with 7 employees.

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

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