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Universities in Peru

Higher Education in Peru

2021 Ranking of Peru Universities

What are Peru’s most well-known universities? Topuniversitieslist has published the 2021 Peruvian University Ranking, which includes 138 Peruvian higher-education institutions that fulfill the Topuniversitieslist selection criteria:

being chartered, registered, or certified by the relevant Peruvian higher education-related body, and providing at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees) in a conventional, face-to-face, non-distance education style.

View the Topuniversitieslist League Table and University Rankings for 138 Peruvian Universities.

2021 Sub-rankings by provinces and territories

Peru is split into 25 regions (Spanish: regiones), which are further subdivided into provinces (Spanish: provincias), and the Lima Province. The Lima Province, which includes the national capital Lima, is home to the overwhelming majority of higher education institutions that follow the Topuniversitieslist selection criterion. Both regions with at least two Peruvian higher education institutions matching the Topuniversitieslist placement criterion are included in the following Topuniversitieslist league tables or sub-rankings.


Ucayali (3)
Tacna (3)
Puno (4)
Piura (3)
Moquegua (2)
Loreto (5)
Lima (52)
La Libertad (8)
Lambayeque (6)
Jun (8)
Huanuco (3)
Ica (3)
Huancavelica (2)
Cajamarca (4)
Callao (2)
Cusco (6)
Ayacucho (3)
Arequipa (7)
Apurimac (2)
Ancash (4)
Amazonas (3)