Ranking  850   3
Country Peru
City Lima
Bachelor (foreigners)12,500 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)12,500 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)3,172 USD/year.
Master (citizens)2,538 USD/year.
Cost of living $440-793 USD/Month.
Acceptance Rate 10%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Private
Established 1961
Abbreviation UPCH
Teachers 362
Students 6,614
Foreigners 9%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Spiritus ubi Vult Spirat
• Ministerio de Educación, Peru
• Consorcio de Universidades
• Red Peruana de Unviersidades
• Asamblea Nacional de Rectores de Peru
World ranking850
Country ranking3
International Faculty367
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking850
QS World University Rankings815
Cost of living in Lima
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.Med.
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
Alternative title
Spanish Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia
old Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia
Location on map
Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University (UPCH) - private nonprofit higher education institution in Peru. UPCH became active in 1961. The main building of the university is located in Lima inside an urban campus.

University ranking. Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University is considered to be one of the most prestigious universities of Peru taking its rightful place among the top 5 educational institutions of the country. The university is in the top 5% of the most prestigious educational institutions on the planet.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The students must pass examinations in order to get admitted to the university. Only one applicant out of 10 manages to successfully enroll to Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University, which makes the university one of the most selective in the world. Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University chose to divide its academic year into semesters. The cost of tuition for the bachelor’s programs is around 12,500 USD per year. Doing your master’s studies at UPCH is not cheap - a year of studies will cost you 12,500 USD. On the official website of the university (http://www.upch.edu.pe) you can read more about the programs and associated tuition fees.

The composition of the university. Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University is average in size with a capacity of 7 thousand students. Foreign citizens can also apply to the university. 9% of all students are foreigners. The academic makeup of UPCH includes around 362 teachers. Foreign specialists are the majority of the academic staff. Both students and the academic staff can participate in the university’s international exchange programs. You can find the university on Linkedin, which might tell you more about the day to day life of UPCH.

Infrastructure of UPCH. The university has its own library. Also the university provides accommodations in the form of dormitories. Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University is a part of a few associations like - Consorcio de Universidades, Red Peruana de Unviersidades, Asamblea Nacional de Rectores de Peru, OUI, CINDA.
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