Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

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University Overview

Founded in 1917, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (Pontifical Catholic University of Peru) is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of Lima (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, Peru (Ministry of Education of Peru), Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational Peruvian higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 103 years old Peruvian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. PUCP also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name Pontifical Catholic University of Peru
Acronym PUCP
Founded 1917
Motto Et Lux in Tenebris Lucet
The Light Shines in Darkness
Colours Gold, blue and dark red

University Location

Address Avenida Universitaria 1801, San Miguel
Lima
Lima
Peru
Tel +51 (1) 626 2000
Fax +51 (1) 626 2805

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Avenida Universitaria 1801, San Miguel
Lima 32
(1) 626 2000 ext 2626

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministerio de Educación, Peru


Year of first Accreditation

06/07/2016


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)
  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Sunday, 19 September 2021