Private University of the North

country rank  9
world rank  2658

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University Overview

Established in 1994, Universidad Privada del Norte (Private University of the North) is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Trujillo (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), La Libertad. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Cajamarca. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, Peru (Ministry of Education, Peru), Universidad Privada del Norte (UPN) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Privada del Norte (UPN) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 25 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Peruvian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Private University of the North
Acronym UPN
Founded 1994
Motto Formamos líderes con responsabilidad social

University Location

Address Avenida Del Ejército No. 920, Urbanización El Molino
Trujillo (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
La Libertad
T +51 (44) 220 062
F +51 (44) 220 062
Other locations Cajamarca

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Avenida Del Ejército No. 920 Urb. El Molino
Trujillo 33
+51 (44) 220 062
(44) 220 000

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 200-299
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universidad Privada del Norte's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministerio de Educación, Peru


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Academic Structure

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