Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos

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world rank  846

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University 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 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), Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos (UNMSM) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational Peruvian higher education institution. Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos (UNMSM) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as 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 469 years old Peruvian higher-education 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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University Identity

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

University Location

Address Avenida Germán Amezaga s/n
Lima
Lima
Peru
Tel +51 (1) 619 7000
Fax +51 (1) 619 7000

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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

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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 0-10%
Admission Office Torre Tagle 170
Miraflores-Lima 01
(1) 6197000

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 40,000-44,999
Academic Staff 2,500-2,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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 Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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