General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Private
Abbreviation PUCP
Teachers 1,304
Students 20,766
Foreigners 1%
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Colors Gold, blue and dark red
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Et Lux in Tenebris Lucet
• Ministerio de Educación, Peru
• International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)
• International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
World ranking554
Country ranking1
Academic Reputation248
Employer Reputation314
Ranking in world by sphere
Social Sciences and Management282
Cost of living in Lima, USD/month
Accommodation 174 263
Food 129 218
Transportation 24 105
Communications and utilities 68 65
Clothing 18 67
Sports and leisure 26 76
Accommodation in Lima, USD/month
Shared room outside of centre176
Shared room in city centre265
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre288
1 bedroom apartment in city centre463
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking554
QS World University Rankings494
Webometrics Ranking1002
Alternative title
Spanish Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú
Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP) - private nonprofit higher education institution in Peru.

Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú - Description

The Pontifical Catholic University of Peru (PUCP) is the oldest and most prestigious private university in Peru and the best regarded among all Peruvian universities due to its academic excellence, research, infrastructure and, above all, the reputation of its alumni, many of whom occupy important positions in the academic world, public administration and business, in Peru and abroad. From small beginnings, PUCP teaches 46 undergraduate degrees, 73 master's degrees and 16 doctorates in 11 faculties and a post-graduate school, supported by 15 academic departments. Today in our university there are around 19,000 full-time undergraduate students, 5,600 graduate students and 94,000 “lifelong learning” students in more than 2,000 continuing education programs. The faculty is formed by more than 4,000 lecturers, 500 of them full-time. In addition to a 410,000 m2 main campus, the university has 13 additional sites, including the historic Riva Agüero house, now home to university's Riva Agüero Institute and its invaluable historical and cultural collection. The University is engaged in the creation of new knowledge: the research Vice-rector, through the General Office of Research coordinates 17 institutes and research centers, with notable mention for the Structures Laboratory and the Centre of Advanced Manufacturing Technologies (CETAM).

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