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2021 Best Affordable Colleges in the United States for Students from Peru

139 Colleges
$21,000 Avg Tuition & Fees*
36% Avg 4-Year Grad Rate*

Quality BadgeIt's not easy to decide which college to attend when there are so many options available for international students. College Factual has developed its Best Value Colleges for Peruvian Students ranking as one item you can use to help make this decision.

We analyzed 139 colleges and universities across the United States to determine which were the best for Peruvian students. Our ranking is based on several objective factors, including the school's overall value and the total number of international students at the school. We steer clear of subjective measures since they don't give a clear picture when determining how one school compares to another.

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Top Value Colleges in the U.S. for Students from Peru

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Our 2021 rankings named Brigham Young University - Provo the best affordable school for Peruvian students working on their bachelor’s degree. BYU is a large private not-for-profit school situated in Provo, Utah. It awarded 7,007 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

International students make up 3.8% of the total student body at the school. Students studying at BYU come from such countries as Canada, South Korea, and China. Yearly tuition and fees (out-of-state) for undergraduates at BYU runs, on average, about $5,790. Graduate students pay around $7,290 a year in average tuition and fees.

The school has an excellent freshman retention rate of 90%, which means students like the school well enough to return for a second year. BYU also took the #2 spot in our overall best for the money rankings.

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You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around if you attend Brigham Young University - Idaho. The school came in at #2 in this year’s ranking. BYU - I is located in Rexburg, Idaho and, has a large student population. In 2018-2019, this school awarded 5,537 bachelor’s degrees to qualified undergraduates.

International students make up 15.5% of the total student body at the school. The top three countries sending students to study at BYU - I are Canada, Mexico, and Brazil. Yearly tuition and fees (out-of-state) for undergraduates at BYU - I runs, on average, about $4,208.

BYU - I also claimed a spot on our overall value list. It’s in the top 10% of all schools in this category.

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Out of the 139 schools in the United States that were part of this year’s ranking, University of South Florida - Main Campus landed the #3 spot on the list. This large public school is located in Tampa, Florida, and it awarded 8,684 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Around 10.8% of the total student population at the school is international. Students studying at USF Tampa come from such countries as India, China, and Saudi Arabia. Yearly tuition and fees (out-of-state) for undergraduates at USF Tampa runs, on average, about $17,324. Graduate students pay around $21,126 a year in average tuition and fees.

Students who start out at the school are likely to stick around. The freshman retention rate is 90%. In addition to its great ranking here, USF Tampa is in the top 5% of all schools on our overall value list.

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#4

Iowa State University

Ames, Iowa

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Iowa State University. It ranked #4 on our 2021 Best Colleges for Peruvian students list. Ames, Iowa is the setting for this large institution of higher learning. The public school handed out bachelor’s degrees to 7,380 students in 2018-2019.

Of the total number of students at the school, 10.5% are international. Students from as far away as China, India, and Malaysia come to Iowa State to study. Yearly tuition and fees (out-of-state) for undergraduates at Iowa State runs, on average, about $24,508. Graduate students pay around $25,952 a year in average tuition and fees.

With a freshman retention rate of 87%, the school does an excellent job of retaining its students. On top of its placing in this ranking, Iowa State also did well on our overall best for the money list. It’s in the top 10% of all schools reviewed in this analysis.

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#5

University of Houston

Houston, Texas

You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around if you attend University of Houston. The school came in at #5 in this year’s ranking. This large public school is located in Houston, Texas, and it awarded 7,631 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Of the total number of students at the school, 7.9% are international. The top three countries sending students to study at UH are India, China, and Vietnam. Yearly tuition and fees (out-of-state) for undergraduates at UH runs, on average, about $21,749. Graduate students pay around $18,748 a year in average tuition and fees.

As a testament to the value of education it offers, UH also is in the top 15% of our overall best for the money ranking.

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#6

Texas Tech University

Lubbock, Texas

Texas Tech University did quite well in the 2021 Best Value Colleges for Peruvian Students ranking, coming in at #6. Located in Lubbock, Texas, the large public school awarded 6,599 diplomas to qualified bachelor’s degree students in 2018-2019.

International students make up 5.7% of the total student body at the school. Students studying at Texas Tech come from such countries as India, China, and Bangladesh. Yearly tuition and fees (out-of-state) for undergraduates at Texas Tech runs, on average, about $19,260. The average tuition and fees for graduate programs is $15,651 per year.

Texas Tech excels when it comes to value. It’s ranked in the top 10% of all schools on our overall best for the money list.

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Florida International University landed the #7 spot on the 2021 Best Value Colleges for Peruvian Students. Miami, Florida is the setting for this large institution of higher learning. The public school handed out bachelor’s degrees to 12,352 students in 2018-2019.

Of the total number of students at the school, 7.6% are international. Students studying at FIU come from such countries as China, Venezuela, and India. International students at FIU can expect to pay, on average, about $18,963 a year to attend the school. Graduate students pay around $24,211 a year in average tuition and fees.

Students who start out at the school are likely to stick around. The freshman retention rate is 88%.

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#8

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

Minneapolis, Minnesota

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities came in at #8 in this year’s edition of the Best Value Colleges for Peruvian Students ranking. Located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the large public school handed out 8,988 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

International students make up 12.0% of the total student body at the school. Students from as far away as China, India, and South Korea come to UMN Twin Cities to study. International students at UMN Twin Cities can expect to pay, on average, about $33,325 a year to attend the school. Graduate students pay around $28,845 a year in average tuition and fees.

With a freshman retention rate of 93%, the school does an excellent job of retaining its students.

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#9

University of Central Florida

Orlando, Florida

University of Central Florida came in at #9 in this year’s edition of the Best Value Colleges for Peruvian Students ranking. UCF is a public institution located in Orlando, Florida. The school has a large population, and it awarded 14,087 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

International students make up 4.0% of the total student body at the school. Students from as far away as China, India, and Saudi Arabia come to UCF to study. International students at UCF can expect to pay, on average, about $22,467 a year to attend the school. Graduate students pay around $28,657 a year in average tuition and fees.

The school has an excellent freshman retention rate of 90%, which means students like the school well enough to return for a second year. UCF also claimed a spot on our overall value list. It’s in the top 15% of all schools in this category.

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#10

SUNY Plattsburgh

Plattsburgh, New York

SUNY Plattsburgh came in at #10 in this year’s edition of the Best Value Colleges for Peruvian Students ranking. SUNY Plattsburgh is located in Plattsburgh, New York and, has a medium-sized student population. In 2018-2019, this school awarded 1,538 bachelor’s degrees to qualified undergraduates.

International students make up 6.0% of the total student body at the school. Students studying at SUNY Plattsburgh come from such countries as Vietnam, Japan, and China. International students at SUNY Plattsburgh can expect to pay, on average, about $18,782 a year to attend the school. Graduate students pay around $24,902 a year in average tuition and fees.

SUNY Plattsburgh excels when it comes to value. It’s ranked in the top 10% of all schools on our overall best for the money list.

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#11

University of Southern Mississippi

Hattiesburg, Mississippi

University of Southern Mississippi came in at #11 in this year’s edition of the Best Value Colleges for Peruvian Students ranking. Southern Miss is located in Hattiesburg, Mississippi and, has a fairly large student population. In 2018-2019, this school awarded 2,470 bachelor’s degrees to qualified undergraduates.

Around 2.7% of the total student population at the school is international. Students studying at Southern Miss come from such countries as India, Nepal, and China. Out-of-state tuition and fees for undergraduates at Southern Miss is about $10,896 a year, on average. The average tuition and fees for graduate programs is $10,896 per year.

In addition to its great ranking here, Southern Miss is in the top 15% of all schools on our overall value list.

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#12

Queens College

Queens, New York

Queens College ranked #12 on this year’s Best Value Colleges for Peruvian Students list. QC is located in Queens, New York and, has a fairly large student population. In 2018-2019, this school awarded 3,873 bachelor’s degrees to qualified undergraduates.

International students make up 5.7% of the total student body at the school. Students from as far away as China, South Korea, and India come to QC to study. Yearly tuition and fees (out-of-state) for undergraduates at QC runs, on average, about $15,488. The average tuition and fees for graduate programs is $21,042 per year.

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#13

North Carolina State University

Raleigh, North Carolina

With a ranking of #13, North Carolina State University did quite well on the 2021 Best Value Colleges for Peruvian Students. NC State is a large public school situated in Raleigh, North Carolina. It awarded 5,953 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

International students make up 11.5% of the total student body at the school. The top three countries sending students to study at NC State are India, China, and South Korea. International students at NC State can expect to pay, on average, about $29,220 a year to attend the school. Graduate students pay around $28,999 a year in average tuition and fees.

With a freshman retention rate of 94%, the school does an excellent job of retaining its students. NC State excels when it comes to value. It’s ranked in the top 15% of all schools on our overall best for the money list.

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California State University - Long Beach

Long Beach, California

California State University - Long Beach came in at #14 in this year’s edition of the Best Value Colleges for Peruvian Students ranking. California State University - Long Beach is a large public school located in Long Beach, California that handed out 8,950 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

International students make up 6.4% of the total student body at the school. Students from as far away as India, China, and Japan come to CSULB to study. Out-of-state tuition and fees for undergraduates at CSULB is about $18,714 a year, on average. The average tuition and fees for graduate programs is $17,772 per year.

Students who start out at the school are likely to stick around. The freshman retention rate is 88%.

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#15

University of Florida

Gainesville, Florida

With a ranking of #15, University of Florida did quite well on the 2021 Best Value Colleges for Peruvian Students. This large public school is located in Gainesville, Florida, and it awarded 9,663 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Around 8.4% of the total student population at the school is international. The top three countries sending students to study at UF are China, India, and South Korea. Yearly tuition and fees (out-of-state) for undergraduates at UF runs, on average, about $28,659. The average tuition and fees for graduate programs is $30,130 per year.

The school has an excellent freshman retention rate of 96%, which means students like the school well enough to return for a second year. UF also claimed a spot on our overall value list. It’s in the top 5% of all schools in this category.

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#16

Baruch College

New York, New York

Baruch College came in at #16 in this year’s edition of the Best Value Colleges for Peruvian Students ranking. Baruch is a fairly large public school situated in New York, New York. It awarded 3,824 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Around 12.3% of the total student population at the school is international. Students from as far away as China, South Korea, and India come to Baruch to study. Yearly tuition and fees (out-of-state) for undergraduates at Baruch runs, on average, about $15,412. Graduate students pay around $20,880 a year in average tuition and fees.

With a freshman retention rate of 90%, the school does an excellent job of retaining its students.

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#17

University of Kansas

Lawrence, Kansas

University of Kansas ranked #17 on this year’s Best Value Colleges for Peruvian Students list. KU is a public institution located in Lawrence, Kansas. The school has a large population, and it awarded 4,536 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Around 8.1% of the total student population at the school is international. Students studying at KU come from such countries as China, India, and Saudi Arabia. International students at KU can expect to pay, on average, about $28,034 a year to attend the school. The average tuition and fees for graduate programs is $25,007 per year.

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#18

Utah State University

Logan, Utah

Utah State University landed the #18 spot on the 2021 Best Value Colleges for Peruvian Students. Utah State University is a large public school located in Logan, Utah that handed out 4,531 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Around 1.8% of the total student population at the school is international. The top three countries sending students to study at USU are China, India, and South Korea. Yearly tuition and fees (out-of-state) for undergraduates at USU runs, on average, about $22,197. The average tuition and fees for graduate programs is $21,334 per year.

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University of Arkansas

Fayetteville, Arkansas

University of Arkansas did quite well in the 2021 Best Value Colleges for Peruvian Students ranking, coming in at #19. Fayetteville, Arkansas is the setting for this large institution of higher learning. The public school handed out bachelor’s degrees to 5,181 students in 2018-2019.

Around 5.2% of the total student population at the school is international. Students from as far away as China, India, and Panama come to UARK to study. Out-of-state tuition and fees for undergraduates at UARK is about $25,872 a year, on average. Graduate students pay around $22,121 a year in average tuition and fees.

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University of Maryland - Baltimore County did quite well in the 2021 Best Value Colleges for Peruvian Students ranking, coming in at #20. Located in Baltimore, Maryland, the fairly large public school handed out 2,722 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Of the total number of students at the school, 7.8% are international. Students studying at UMBC come from such countries as India, China, and Saudi Arabia. International students at UMBC can expect to pay, on average, about $27,662 a year to attend the school. Graduate students pay around $22,896 a year in average tuition and fees.

With a freshman retention rate of 88%, the school does an excellent job of retaining its students.

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With a ranking of #21, Oklahoma State University - Main Campus did quite well on the 2021 Best Value Colleges for Peruvian Students. Located in Stillwater, Oklahoma, the large public school handed out 4,899 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Around 7.1% of the total student population at the school is international. The top three countries sending students to study at OSU are India, China, and Saudi Arabia. Yearly tuition and fees (out-of-state) for undergraduates at OSU runs, on average, about $24,539. The average tuition and fees for graduate programs is $23,963 per year.

In addition to its great ranking here, OSU is in the top 20% of all schools on our overall value list.

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#22

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, New York

With a ranking of #22, Stony Brook University did quite well on the 2021 Best Value Colleges for Peruvian Students. Stony Brook University is a large public school located in Stony Brook, New York that handed out 4,945 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Around 16.9% of the total student population at the school is international. Students from as far away as China, India, and South Korea come to SUNY Stony Brook to study. International students at SUNY Stony Brook can expect to pay, on average, about $27,845 a year to attend the school. Graduate students pay around $25,348 a year in average tuition and fees.

The school has an excellent freshman retention rate of 90%, which means students like the school well enough to return for a second year.

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#23

Fashion Institute of Technology

New York, New York

With a ranking of #23, Fashion Institute of Technology did quite well on the 2021 Best Value Colleges for Peruvian Students. This medium-sized public school is located in New York, New York, and it awarded 1,669 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Of the total number of students at the school, 11.9% are international. Students from as far away as South Korea, China, and India come to FIT SUNY to study. International students at FIT SUNY can expect to pay, on average, about $22,312 a year to attend the school. Graduate students pay around $24,506 a year in average tuition and fees.

The school has an excellent freshman retention rate of 89%, which means students like the school well enough to return for a second year.

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University of Oklahoma Norman Campus ranked #24 on this year’s Best Value Colleges for Peruvian Students list. University of Oklahoma Norman Campus is a large public school located in Norman, Oklahoma that handed out 4,805 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Of the total number of students at the school, 6.5% are international. The top three countries sending students to study at University of Oklahoma are China, India, and Saudi Arabia. International students at University of Oklahoma can expect to pay, on average, about $24,444 a year to attend the school. Graduate students pay around $23,236 a year in average tuition and fees.

With a freshman retention rate of 92%, the school does an excellent job of retaining its students.

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Florida Atlantic University

Boca Raton, Florida

Florida Atlantic University ranked #25 on this year’s Best Value Colleges for Peruvian Students list. Boca Raton, Florida is the setting for this large institution of higher learning. The public school handed out bachelor’s degrees to 5,855 students in 2018-2019.

Of the total number of students at the school, 4.0% are international. The top three countries sending students to study at FAU are India, China, and Brazil. Out-of-state tuition and fees for undergraduates at FAU is about $17,324 a year, on average. Graduate students pay around $18,482 a year in average tuition and fees.

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Honorable Mentions

These schools also performed well in our Best Value Colleges for Peruvian Students ranking:

Rank College Location
26 Lindenwood University Saint Charles, MO
27 Hunter College New York, NY
28 Wichita State University Wichita, KS

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Tuition and Fees and Avg 4-Year Grad Rate are for the top 25 schools only.

References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Information about the national average student loan default rate is from the U.S. Department of Education and refers to data about the 2016 borrower cohort tracking period for which the cohort default rate (CDR) was 10.1%.

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