Universidad de Piura

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world rank  1727

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University Overview

Founded in 1968, Universidad de Piura (University of Piura) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Piura (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Lima. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, Peru (Ministry of Education, Peru), Universidad de Piura (UDEP) is a small (EduListing enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de Piura (UDEP) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 51 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this Peruvian higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of Piura
Acronym UDEP
Founded 1968
Motto Universitas Studiorum Piurensis
The universal study of knowledge in Piura

University Location

Address Avenida Ramón Mugica 131, Urbanización San Eduardo
Piura (population range: 250,000-499,999)
T +51 (73) 284 500
F +51 (73) 284 510
Other locations Lima

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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office Avenida Ramón Mugica 131. Urb. San Eduardo
+51 (73) 284500

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad de Piura'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

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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