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Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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The Pontifical Catholic University of Peru (PUCP) is the oldest and most prestigious private university in Peru and the best regarded among all Peruvian universities due to its academic excellence, research, infrastructure and, above all, the reputation of its alumni, many of whom occupy important positions in the academic world, public administration and business, in Peru and abroad. From small beginnings, PUCP teaches 46 undergraduate degrees, 73 master's degrees and 16 doctorates in 11 faculties and a post-graduate school, supported by 15 academic departments. Today in our university there are around 19,000 full-time undergraduate students, 5,600 graduate students and 94,000 “lifelong learning” students in more than 2,000 continuing education programs. The faculty is formed by more than 4,000 lecturers, 500 of them full-time. In addition to a 410,000 m2 main campus, the university has 13 additional sites, including the historic Riva Agüero house, now home to university's Riva Agüero Institute and its invaluable historical and cultural collection. The University is engaged in the creation of new knowledge: the research Vice-rector, through the General Office of Research coordinates 17 institutes and research centers, with notable mention for the Structures Laboratory and the Centre of Advanced Manufacturing Technologies (CETAM).
491-500
2016
481-490
2017
431-440
2018
  • 48.8
    Academic Reputation
  • 45.9
    Employer Reputation
151-200
2017
  • 67.6
    Academic Reputation
  • 75
    Employer Reputation
  • 27.7
    H-index Citations
30
2015
19
2016
21
2017
251-300
2018
25
2018
LatAm University Rankings
  • 75.2
    Overall Score
  • 97
    Academic Reputation
  • 92
    Employer Reputation
  • 33.7
    Faculty Student
  • 33.1
    Faculty Staff with PhD
  • 93.1
    Web Impact
  • 17.1
    Papers per Faculty
  • 64.7
    Citations per Paper
  • 52.4
    International Research Network
30
2015
19
2016
21
2017
251-300
2018
25
2018
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 27.9-32.2
    Overall Score
  • 61.6
    Alumni Outcomes
  • 30.2
    Employer Reputation
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,522
International
51

Number of students

22,370
Postgraduate 24%
Undergraduate 76%

Number of international students

569
Postgraduate 91%
Undergraduate 9%
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.