Universities in Peru

Higher Education in Peru

2021 Ranking of Peruvian Universities

What are the most popular Universities in Peru? uniRank tries to answer this question by publishing the 2021 Peruvian University Ranking of 138 Peruvian higher-education institutions meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:

  • being chartered, licensed or accredited by the appropriate Peruvian higher education-related organization
  • offering at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees)
  • delivering courses predominantly in a traditional, face-to-face, non-distance education format

Explore the uniRank League Table and University Ranking of 138 Universities in Peru

2021 Sub-rankings by regions

The Republic of Peru is divided into 25 regions (Spanish: regiones), which are further divided into provinces (Spanish: provincias), and the Lima Province. The vast majority of higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria are located in the Lima Province, which hosts the national capital Lima. The following uniRank league tables or sub-rankings take into consideration all regions which include at least 2 Peruvian higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria.


Amazonas (3)   Ancash (4)  
Apurimac (2)   Arequipa (7)  
Ayacucho (3)   Cajamarca (4)  
Callao (2)   Cusco (6)  
Huancavelica (2)   Huanuco (3)  
Ica (3)   Junin (8)  
La Libertad (8)   Lambayeque (6)  
Lima (53)   Loreto (5)  
Moquegua (2)   Piura (3)  
Puno (4)   Tacna (3)  
Ucayali (3)  

Peruvian University lists

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