Moving Forward Together.
Peru, For You.

20 years of excellence

Transformative Education. More than 20 Years Online.

At Peru State College Online, we're fiercely committed to quality learning – and proudly so. For more than 150 years, Peru State College has been devoted to academic excellence, continually improving, growing and putting student success first. And when online learning came onto the scene a few decades ago, we jumped at the chance to make education even more attainable by bringing distance learners into the fold.

Today, with 20+ years of online education behind us, we continue to evolve, delivering life-changing programs tailored to your unique needs and goals. You deserve the best in online learning, and as experts, we assure nothing less.

Earn your degree at Peru State College Online, and flourish with relevant, impactful knowledge that empowers you to reach further and achieve your greatest success. Flexible learning. Accredited online degree programs. Straightforward, low tuition. And an engaged, supportive community that makes your experience exceptional.

Our education transforms lives, and we'll move yours forward, too. Expertly online, Peru is for you.

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Nationally Recognized
for Affordability

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22:1 Student-
to-Faculty Ratio

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Generous Transfer Policy
(up to 90 Hours*)

Flexibility for Your Life. On Your Terms.

For even the busiest of lives, we deliver flexible online degree programs that fit your schedule, rather than get in the way of it. We plan for the extraordinary, anticipating the unique situations of our wonderfully diverse student community.

It's education your way, how it works best for you. And when the unexpected happens, we flex how you need us to.

  • Built for busy adults of all backgrounds and lifestyles, our online education meets you where you are, when it best fits your day.
  • Features like no set daily login times, four- and eight-week courses, and multiple start dates put you in control of your pace to graduation.
  • You're in the driver's seat, with a choice of online undergraduate and graduate degree programs that map to some of today's most in-demand fields.
  • Getting started is even easy, with no application fee and simplified enrollment for both first-timers and transfer students.

Get to know Peru State College Online and experience convenient online learning, designed uniquely for you.

Simple Application Process

Whether you'd like a little help from us or prefer to get started on your own, your journey at Peru State College Online begins with a smooth, FREE application process.


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Low Tuition, Top-Rated for Value

High-quality college education at a competitively low price distinguishes us as a top online school for both ROI (return on investment) and value. We wear these badges with honor, symbolizing our laser focus on affordable, quality education, attainable by you.

As part of that commitment, we eliminate any potential cost confusion, with straightforward pricing that offers minimal expense and maximum value.

  • Simplified one-rate, any-state tuition

    Less than $300 per credit hour for undergraduate programs, under $400 per credit hour for graduate-level programs

  • No application fee to get started
  • No other per-credit-hour fees
  • And no hidden surprises along the way

Optimal savings without sacrificing quality – it can't get any better than with Peru State College Online. It's top-value education, offered distinctly for you.

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Maximum Credit for Experience You Already Have

Transfer Credits

Finish your education at your new home at Peru State College Online.

Our generous transfer credit policy enables you to graduate quicker, breathe easier and enjoy greater financial freedom along the way. With up to 90* incoming credits possible toward an undergraduate program, you could be 75% closer to graduation before your first course with us even begins.

Have credits to transfer? Let's find out together, so you can quickly move forward to the ultimate success waiting for you.

*Up to 90 hours of credit accepted from another four-year institution; up to 66 credit hours from a community college.

An Engaged Online Community

With no physical boundaries, Peru State College's rich tradition of community on campus easily extends to our family online. You will immediately feel welcome among our circle of faculty, staff and distance learners like you.

  • Our knowledgeable instructors are experts in teaching online. Easily accessible, they ensure 1:1 faculty interaction, discussion boards and video conferencing are all part of an engaged, rewarding experience.
  • You'll advance alongside others with similar aspirations, benefiting from shared insights and motivating, mutual support.
  • Free online tutoring and career services are just a few bonus features that help keep your eye on the prize.
  • And to help ensure a top-notch educational path, your student advisor will be by your side, offering encouragement and keeping you right on track to graduation.

At Peru State College Online, we'll guide, challenge and inspire you throughout your entire journey with us. For engaging, personalized support you can count on, we're all here … for you.

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"Peru means more than just a degree. Peru means family for the rest of your life."
Anna M., Alumna

Respected and Accredited

As a firmly established online university accredited by the Higher Learning Commission since 1915, we consistently earn the respect of our valued peers, staff and students. Their trust means the world to us, and it will be our privilege to earn yours, too.

Join Peru State College Online and allow us to serve you with flexible, top-value online education that enriches your life, today and tomorrow.

For a remarkable future,
Peru is for you.

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