Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia

Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia Ranking

country rank: 7
world rank: 2050

University Overview

Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University) ranking was founded in 1961 and is a non-profit private higher education institution situated in Lima’s metropolitan environment (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH) ranking is a small (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational Peruvian higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, Peru (Peruvian Ministry of Education). In a variety of fields of study, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 59-year-old Peruvian university has a stringent admission procedure based on entrance exams. The admittance rate ranges from 0 to 10%, making this Peruvian higher education school very exclusive. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. A library, lodging, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services, are all available to students at UPCH.

Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia Ranking

University Identity

Name Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia
Acronym UPCH
Founded 1961
Motto Spiritus ubi Vult Spirat The spirit spreads wherever it wants

University Location

Address San Martín de Porres 31 Lima Lima Peru
Tel +51 (1) 319 0000
Fax +51 (1) 482 3435

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 Euro) 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 Euro) 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate 0-10%
Admission Office Avenida Honorio Delgado 430, San Martin de Porres Lima (1) 319 0000

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Consorcio de Universidades Red Peruana de Universidades (RPU) Asamblea Nacional de Rectores de Peru (ANR) Organización Universitaria Interamericana (OUI) Centro Interuniversitario de Desarrollo (CINDA)

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