Universidad Nacional de San Agustín de Arequipa

country rank  12
world rank  3480

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Established in 1828, Universidad Nacional de San Agustín de Arequipa (National University of San Agustín de Arequipa) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Arequipa (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, Peru (Ministry of Education, Peru), Universidad Nacional de San Agustín de Arequipa (UNSA) is a very large (EduListing enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Nacional de San Agustín de Arequipa (UNSA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 191 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this Peruvian higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name National University of San Agustín de Arequipa
Acronym UNSA
Founded 1828
Motto Domus Sapientiae
House of wisdom
Colours Garnet, blue and lead

University Location

Address Santa Catalina 117
Arequipa (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
T +51 (54) 237 808
F +51

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported Not reported

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 Calle Universidad S/N

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad Nacional de San Agustín de Arequipa's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministerio de Educación, Peru

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Asociación Nacional de Universidades Públicas del Perú
  • (ANUPP)
  • Red de Universidades del sur (Redisur)

Academic Structure


Social Media

Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020