About UCSM

Catholic University of Santa María (UCSM) — private university. It is located in Arequipa, Peru. It is a modern higher education institution, established in 1961.

UCSM conducts various scientific activities and is inviting students to join the research.

Arequipa, Peru
Establishment year

UCSM tuition fees

The academic calendar at UCSM is divided into two semesters, as in many other universities in Peru. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. Check the university website for up-to-date information on prices and available scholarships.

When choosing an educational institution, it is necessary to take into account additional costs: accommodation, transportation, educational materials, meals and personal expenses.

Academic calendar

Bachelor degree at UCSM

Undergraduate studies at UCSM are eligible if you pass the entrance exams.

UCSM campus

The university campus is located within Arequipa. The school has a library where students can do their homework or just relax. The educational institution cares about the physical health of students, therefore it provides a number of opportunities to strengthen physical fitness: sports grounds, clubs and various sports events. UCSM accepts students for international exchange programs. This is a great opportunity to gain experience in intercultural communication for both international and local students.

Sport Facilities

What to do after graduation

There are several options to stay in the country after graduation. One of them is to get an offer from an employer and apply for a work visa. Read more about this on the embassy website. You can find other options for immigration in our article.

Location on map

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Universities in this city

Information is exploratory. For accurate information, refer to the official website of the school.
18487National University of San AgustinPeruArequipa
29Catholic University San Pablo ArequipaPeruArequipa
2,500 USD
2,500 USD
37Catholic University of Santa MaríaPeruArequipa
Saint Paul Catholic UniversityPeruArequipa

Universities in this country

Information is exploratory. For accurate information, refer to the official website of the school.
5511Pontifical Catholic University of PeruPeruLima
4,999 USD
2,999 USD
8482National University of San MarcosPeruLima
1,000 USD
1,000 USD
8503Cayetano Heredia UniversityPeruLima
12,500 USD
12,500 USD
12014University of PiuraPeruPiura
14705Peruvian University of Applied SciencesPeru