Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas

country rank  7
world rank  2685

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Founded in 1994, Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (Peruvian University of Applied Sciences) is a private higher education institution located in the metropolis of Lima (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, Peru (Ministry of Education, Peru), Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC) is a coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 26 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

University Identity

Name Peruvian University of Applied Sciences
Acronym UPC
Founded 1994
Motto Exígete. Innova. UPC.
Push yourself. Be creative. UPC.

University Location

Address Prolongación Primavera 2390, Monterrico
Lima (population range: over 5,000,000)
T +51 (1) 630 3333
F +51

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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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 Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministerio de Educación, Peru

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)
  • Laureate International Universities (LIU)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020