Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas

country rank  3
world rank  1379

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University Overview

Founded in 1994, Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (Peruvian University of Applied Sciences) is a for-profit private higher-education institution located in 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 Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational Peruvian higher education institution. Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 26 years old Peruvian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. UPC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name Peruvian University of Applied Sciences
Acronym UPC
Founded 1994
Motto Exígete. Innova. UPC.
Push yourself. Be creative. UPC.

University Location

Address Prolongación Primavera 2390, Monterrico
Lima
Lima
Peru
Tel +51 (1) 630 3333
Fax +51

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
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students
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International
students
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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
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
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

Institutional Accreditation

Ministerio de Educación, Peru


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)
  • Laureate International Universities (LIU)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021