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Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

Av. Universitaria 1801, San Miguel Lima View map


Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú offers 48 undergraduate degrees.

The exact admissions procedure you’ll have to follow will vary depending on your student profile (that is, whether you are a mature student, an international applicant or a high school student in your final year.) Find out about different entry routes here.

Foreign exchange students do not pay academic fees, but must register at the Special Studies School, where they’ll be assigned G9 scale. The amount to be paid will depend on the number of credits you take. The current value for each credit is PEN 930 (US$290). For more information, read here.

Foreign students with Peruvian residency permit who intend to stay for the course of a degree are charged PEN 250-930 per credit after being evaluated on their ability to pay (US$77-290).

PUCP has a scale of differentiated payments according to the means of each student and also offers an educational loan granted on the basis of academic performance and several scholarship programs, including athletic scholarships.

If you are an exchange student, your university should nominate you, but students visiting for a semester or two can apply at [email protected] International students who want to stay at PUCP for a whole degree should apply through the Admission Office.

Students from universities with a student exchange agreement with PUCP can enroll in our institution on condition that they are selected and introduced to us by their home university. These students shall enjoy the benefits stated in their corresponding agreements.

 The admission conditions, requirements and process are the same as for visiting students, but their home universities have to send the documents directly.

 Visiting students are those who come from universities without student exchange agreement with PUCP; therefore, they need to pay for their studies.

University Highlights

Total students - 25,503


Total faculty staff - 2,072


Total students - 25,503


Total faculty staff - 2,072

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