Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru (PUCP) : Rankings, Fees & Courses Details | Top Universities
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# =359QS World University Rankings

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52Undergraduate programs

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109Postgraduate programs

Tuitionfee

3,000 USDTuition Fee/year

About Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru (PUCP)

The Pontifical Catholic University of Peru is the oldest private university in Peru, founded in 1917 by the priest Jorge Dintilhac. It reaches its centenary, occupying the first place in the national sphere and one of the first positions in Latin America.

This positioning is a recognition of the quality of its teaching, research, social responsibility, contribution to culture, and undeniable academic and institutional leadership, possible thanks to the permanent effort of our entire university community.

The PUCP offers 52 majors spread over our 16 faculties. In addition, have a Business School called Centrum PUCP where a large amount of valuable postgraduate programs are taught.

The PUCP offers to its entire community and foreign students the possibility of internationalizing their university and research experiences through its programs and agreements with educational institutions in different countries.

The PUCP's goal is to promote research activities to generate new knowledge, technological development and provide solutions to problems and questions of a scientific nature. For this reason, it promotes quality research at all levels of academic training, from general studies to postgraduate studies. It has more than 22 research centers and laboratories.

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About Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru (PUCP)

The Pontifical Catholic University of Peru is the oldest private university in Peru, founded in 1917 by the priest Jorge Dintilhac. It reaches its centenary, occupying the first place in the national sphere and one of the first positions in Latin America.

This positioning is a recognition of the quality of its teaching, research, social responsibility, contribution to culture, and undeniable academic and institutional leadership, possible thanks to the permanent effort of our entire university community.

The PUCP offers 52 majors spread over our 16 faculties. In addition, have a Business School called Centrum PUCP where a large amount of valuable postgraduate programs are taught.

The PUCP offers to its entire community and foreign students the possibility of internationalizing their university and research experiences through its programs and agreements with educational institutions in different countries.

The PUCP's goal is to promote research activities to generate new knowledge, technological development and provide solutions to problems and questions of a scientific nature. For this reason, it promotes quality research at all levels of academic training, from general studies to postgraduate studies. It has more than 22 research centers and laboratories.

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Available programs

When it comes to choosing a university, there’s a lot to have in mind. By choosing the PUCP, you can be sure that you have made a decision that you will not regret.

PUCP is a highly valued educational institution in Peru. Not only does it bring together the most qualified students in Peru, but it also has a large contingent of international students who come from all over the world to enrich their educational and cultural experience. The teachers at PUCP are among the best in the country, which ensures a unique educational experience. Living and experiencing university life in an environment other than the one is used to will definitely be a learning experience and the PUCP is a great place to achieve that experience.


Wide range of Study Areas:

The PUCP offers 52 undergraduate courses separated into various areas of study:

* Architecture and Urbanism

* Art and Design

* Performing Arts

* Accounting Sciences

* Science and Engineering

* Social Sciences

* Communication Arts and Sciences

* Law

* Education

* Interdisciplinary Studies

* Management and Senior Management

* Humanities

* Psychology

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Helpful links:

Student Portal: estudiante.pucp.edu.pe

University Newsletter: puntoedu.pucp.edu.pe

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Archaeology

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Architecture

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Art Education

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Dance

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Engraving

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Graphic Design

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History

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Humanities

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Industrial Design

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Music

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Painting

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Philosophy

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Defining your next step in university life is a difficult step, whether it be intensifying your knowledge in a certain subject or changing your route by studying a postgraduate degree that complements your previous career.

At PUCP you have a wide range of areas in which you can reinforce your studies:

* Architecture

* Arts

* Basic and applied sciences

* Social Sciences

* Law     

* Sustainable development

* Education

* Environmental studies

* Management

* Humanities

* Engineering

* Interdisciplinary

* Business and Enterprise

* Psychology

* Health

* Information and communication technologies

These areas cover more than 100 master's degrees.

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In addition, as part of the graduate programs offered, PUCP has a business school called Centrum PUCP. Centrum PUCP is the first business school in the world to obtain eight recognitions of excellence.

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Law MBA

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Master in Tax Law

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University information

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The PUCP has other facilities outside of the university campus:

               o   Jr. Daniel Alomía Robles Nº 125 Urbanización Los Álamos de Monterrico, Surco 

               o    Camino Real 1037, San Isidro

               o    Prol. Primavera 907, Chacarilla

               o    Av. Javier Prado Este 5495, La Molina

               o    Av. Universitaria Sur 1921-1923, Pueblo Libre

               o    Av. Universitaria N° 890, San Miguel

               o    Av. Camino Real 1075 - San Isidro

               o    Malecón Grau 477, Chorrillos

               o    Casona O'Higgins: Jr. de La Unión Nº 554 - Lima

               o   Casona Riva-Agüero: Jr. Camaná 459 - Lima

               o    Av. Dos de Mayo 935, San Isidro

               o    C.C. Plaza San Miguel, 5° piso. Av. La Marina Nº 2000, San Miguel

  • Historical buildings

               o    Plaza Francia Building: Plaza Francia 1164 - Lima

               o    Camaná 956 Building: Jr. Camaná 956 - Lima

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Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

3,000 USD
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International Students

3,000 USD
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Rankings & ratings

Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru (PUCP) is one of the top private universities in Lima, Peru. It is ranked #=359 in QS World University Rankings 2025.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #601+
  • 2014
    #551-600
  • 2015
    #501-550
  • 2016
    #491-500
  • 2017
    #481-490
  • 2018
    #431-440
  • 2019
    #551-560
  • 2020
    #474
  • 2021
    #432
  • 2022
    #=395
  • 2023
    #=363
  • 2024
    #=336
  • 2025
    #=359

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Campus locations

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