National University of San Marcos (UNMSM) — public non-profit university. It is located in Lima, Peru. The higher education institution started its history in the 16th century and right now is one of the oldest in the country.
It is one of the best institutions in the world. In QS World University Rankings 2023, it is among top-920. The educational institution is in 61 position of Times Higher Education World University Ranking (THE).
UNMSM conducts research in many fields of study. For more information, visit the official site.
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UNMSM tuition fees
The academic calendar at UNMSM is divided into two semesters. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. For foreigners, the tuition fee at UNMSM starts from 1,000 USD per year. Check the university website for up-to-date information on prices and available scholarships.
In addition to the cost of education, it is necessary to pay attention to additional costs: accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals and personal expenses.
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Bachelor degree at UNMSM
In order to enter a bachelor's program, applicants must successfully pass the entrance exams.
The city campus of UNMSM provides students with countless opportunities for work and recreation — from sitting in a coffee shop with a laptop to internships at large companies. Lima has a well developed entertainment infrastructure, but the rhythm of the big city can be distracting for some students.
The school has a library where students can do their homework or just relax. The university has everything for sports: sports grounds and clubs. UNMSM regularly invites foreign students to participate in exchange programs. For locals, this is a unique opportunity to get in touch with the cultures of other countries, meet representatives of different nationalities and make friends around the world.
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What to do after graduation
If you want to stay in Peru after graduation, one of your options is to apply for a work visa. To do this, you need to get an offer from an employer. UNMSM graduates find jobs quickly, partly because the university has a good reputation among employers according to the QS World University Rankings. We talk about other options for immigration in our article.