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Peru State College Tuition & Cost

Peru, Nebraska

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How much does it cost to attend?

Sticker Price
Costs for Peru State College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$2,400
Room and Board $8,680
Other Expenses Budget$1,736

Annual Prices

The annual list price to attend Peru State College on a full time basis for 2020/2021 is $19,536 for all students regardless of their residency. This fee is comprised of $5,520 for tuition, $8,680 room and board, $1,200 for books and supplies and $2,400 for other fees. Out of state tuition for Peru State College is $5,520, the same as Nebraska residents.

All price data is sourced from the 2020/2021 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Peru State College when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
Net Price by Income Peru State College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$11,995
$30,001 to $48,000$12,026
$48,001 to $75,000$13,839
$75,001 to $110,000$15,963

The average reported annual net price for Peru State College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $14,216 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

99% of full-time undergrad Peru State College received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $6,114 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 73% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,323 and 5% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $5,990.

Finanical Aid Peru State College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $6,114 99%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $3,298 92%
Pell Grants $4,437 50%
Other Federal Grants $1,714 29%
State and Local Grants $883 29%
Federal Student Loans $5,323 73%
Other Student Loans $5,990 5%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Peru State College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $36,752. The loan balance of $36,752 is a four year multiple of the $9,188 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $351 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $36,752
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $350.65
Total Interest Paid $5,326.55
Sum of All Loan Payments $42,078.55

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year All Residents
1 $19,536
2 $20,063
3 $20,604
4 $21,160

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Peru State College to be $78,144 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 2.7% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Peru State College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
All Residents $186 $558 $744

Estimated cost for a class at Peru State College based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Peru State College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Peru State College Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=181534 IPEDS survey data for Peru State College.