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Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos

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Overview

Founded in 1551, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos (National Major San Marcos University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the metropolis of Lima (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, Peru (Ministry of Education, Peru), Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos (UNMSM) is a very large (enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos (UNMSM) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 466 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this Peruvian higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UNMSM also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Name National Major San Marcos University
Acronym UNMSM
Founded 1551
Motto Universidad del Perú, Decana de América
University of Peru, Dean of the Americas
Colours Magenta, white and steel blue
Screenshot Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos Screenshot

Location


Address Avenida Germán Amezaga s/n
Lima
Lima
Peru
Population range over 5,000,000
+51 (1) 619 7000
+51 (1) 619 7000

Course Levels and Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees

Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
Doctoral degree

 

 

 

 
Arts & Humanities
Business & Social Sciences
Language & Cultural Studies
Medicine & Health
Engineering
Science & Technology

Important: please contact or visit the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos's official website for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students Not reported Not reported
International students 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Admission Rate 0-10%
Admission Office Torre Tagle 170
Miraflores-Lima 01
+51 (1) 6197000

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 40,000-44,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 2,500-2,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported

Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Important: please contact or visit the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos's official website for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

Accreditation and Recognition

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministerio de Educación, Peru



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in a specific section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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