Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

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world rank  846

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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 metropolis of Lima (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, Peru (Ministry of Education, Peru), Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational 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 degrees), 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 101 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

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 (population range: over 5,000,000)
Lima
Peru
T +51 (1) 626 2000
F +51 (1) 626 2805

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Avenida Universitaria 1801, San Miguel
Lima 32
+51 (1) 626 2000 ext 2626

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministerio de Educación, Peru


Year of first Accreditation
06/07/2016

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: Wednesday, 13 June 2018