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  • QS World University Rankings
    651-700
  • StatusPrivate
  • Research OutputVery High
  • Student/Faculty Ratio7
  • ScholarshipsYes
  • International Students189
  • SizeM
  • Total Faculty996

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PRESENTATION

The University in its ongoing effort to maintain academic excellence and the strengthening of the institutional awareness of university community with inclusive, challenges that society demands of higher education, it responds by raising institutional reforms, with the creation of the Comprehensive Basic Training Unit, as an academic unit that organizes and conducts an initial program of university studies for the students of the first-year undergraduate student with a solid scientific and humanistic, that placed in the best prospects for personal and professional development, and that leads to the integration of a college-going culture shared by the different races of the university.

Many careers and research programs have been developed since then. To the career of medicine were added the careers of Dentistry, Veterinary Medicine, and then, successively, Psychology, Biology, Chemistry, Pharmacy and Biochemistry and Nursing. In 2001, began, in the Faculty of Education, programs for the training of teachers, and from 2015, the undergraduate degree in Elementary Education and Early Childhood Education. The most recent is the Public Health and Global Health, launched in 2015 to meet the need of society, to work on prevention rather than treatment of the disease. 

We are aware that our students and graduates continue to be a fundamental part of the Heredian Community, given that it is on them that UPCH´s image, identify and projection, rests and that they are our nexus with society. For this reason, one of our main goals is to increasingly strengthen the participation of our alumni and graduate Management Units.


CAMPUS 

Our facilities accommodate more than 6,000 undergraduate and graduate students. They include our administration and IT offices, institutes, units and the physical premises of various projects. Furthermore, this is where our research centers and our Cultural and Scientific Center are located. 

"SAN MARTÍN DE PORRES" MAIN CAMPUS

Our Central Campus congregates seven of our faculties and the "Víctor Alzamora Castro" Graduate School Likewise, there are the research and Development Laboratories - LID of the Science an Philosophy School, place reconnized national and internationally to be the only one in its style in the country. We also have our Heredian Library, the most important and complete of Peru, regarding health and life sciences matters.


MIRAFLORES CAMPUS "HONORIO DELGADO HOUSE"

The main feature of our Miraflores campus is that it is a space characterized by its traditional style, wich holds high sentimental value for Heredians, given that it carries the name "Honorio Delgado", in honor of our first Chancellor. At present, it is considered the seedbed of our future students because this is where the Pre-University Training center (Pre-Cayatano) is located. Furthermore, this is where some graduate programs take palce and some research centers and the Scientific and Cultural Center are to be found.

CAMPUS LA MOLINA "ESTE"

The Molina Campus is the newest and the most modern building of our institution. The Psychology Faculty is located in this campus and it lodges the first two years od studies. Also, some postgraduate specializations are laught in here.

CAMPUS "SANTA MARÍA"

"Center for Scientific, Ecological and Academy Innovation"

Premise of the "Center for Scientific, Ecological and Academy Innovation (CICEA)", which proposes an innovational ecosystem and business venture for the scentific and technological production of the university and the technologic transfer to the productive sector. This campus will provide the opportunity to join the scientific and technologic innovations with those ones of business venture , generating a space where it is possibe to breath Science and Technology reachable to the society, considering the basis of our strengths in research, our index-linked scientific publications, the investment in research and the solid cooperating sources network.


WE ARE HEREDIANS FROM THE BOTTOM OF OUR HEART, BY TRADITION AND THROUGH ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE 

Thanks to our commitment to education and to over 53 years’ experience in academic training, we feel proud that our students are part of a great family, concerned not only for their professional education but only for developing their scientific, artistic and cultural spirit.

The commitment towards all Heredians is to guarantee a comfortable and pleasant environment. For this reason, we offer various types of artistic and sports activities that contribute to their integral education, allowing their participating as part of the artistic ensembles, teams and academic groups representing the university.

Cultural and scientific center

Our institution is committed to the promotion of activities that complement our students’ university education. For this reason, our Cultural and Scientific Center offers the public various events, as well as scientific, cultural and academic workshops that promote the interest for science, art and academic debate.

First-rate university well-being

Our institution has a University Office for University Well-Being (DUBU, by its Spanish initials) that carries out activities aimed at promoting our students’ well being and accompanies them in the process of taking on responsibilities. The main function of this space is to guide our students regarding the use of all the resources and benefits our institution grants them from the moment they enter Cayetano. 


The Cayetano currently offers 19 careers that have an impact on the academic rigor, in the access to the intensive practice, in the development of research as a complement to the practice, and in contact with the reality of the sector at the local and global level.

All our careers prepares students to respond to a global environment. Our approach to integration of knowledge allows students to be enriched by sharing knowledge and seek solutions with other disciplines and perspectives. This is a successful model, with many benefits for the professional development of our students.

To achieve our goals, our postulants are carefully selected. We seek, not only young people eager to learn, but with the skills and attitudes necessary to transcend. The teachers of the Cayetano we put our knowledge and experience to train our students in a highly competitive environment and demanding.

Be part of Cayetano allows them to access virtual elective courses at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain, or to supplement their training by performing a virtual upgrade diploma during his career. All of this, thanks to the more than 200 international agreements it has signed with the best universities and institutes, provides them with an international perspective that will help them to broaden their vision.

And those who want to develop additional skills and knowledge that will complement your training, can access a postgraduate diploma in only one semester. Some careers, such as Chemistry, Nutrition, Biology, Pharmacy, Biochemistry and Public Health and Administration, also offer the option of graduating in two races, consecutively, studying between one and two additional years.

The Cayetano account with research laboratories of last generation, located on their campus of La Molina, Miraflores, San Martin de Porres, San Isidro and, in the future, Santa Maria. In addition, it has four clinics: Medical, Dental, Veterinary and undergraduate and graduate courses, as well as centers for medical services, and the virtual library of health and life sciences of South America.

The Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia is recognized by the national and international scientific community for its important work of research over the years. Graduating from Cayetano is synonymous with quality, professional ethics and solidarity. If you want to distinguish yourself with this stamp and start your story in Cayetano, Welcome to a world of unimaginable possibilities.


Modalities of Admission

Pre-university Studies Center of

Excellence Factor

General Review of Admission

Pre Nursing

Admission extraordinary

Human Talent

National Scholarships,

Internal and External



Innovative professional careers related to the health and life sciences and to education, which promote multidisciplinarity and teamwork. 

Undergraduate Careers

Faculty of Science and Philosophy


Faculty of Medicine

 

School of Medical Technology


The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Husbandry

 

Faculty of Education


School of Public Health and Administration

 

Faculty of Dentistry

 

Faculty of Nursing

 

Faculty of Psychology

About

PRESENTATION

The University in its ongoing effort to maintain academic excellence and the strengthening of the institutional awareness of university community with inclusive, challenges that society demands of higher education, it responds by raising institutional reforms, with the creation of the Comprehensive Basic Training Unit, as an academic unit that organizes and conducts an initial program of university studies for the students of the first-year undergraduate student with a solid scientific and humanistic, that placed in the best prospects for personal and professional development, and that leads to the integration of a college-going culture shared by the different races of the university.

Many careers and research programs have been developed since then. To the career of medicine were added the careers of Dentistry, Veterinary Medicine, and then, successively, Psychology, Biology, Chemistry, Pharmacy and Biochemistry and Nursing. In 2001, began, in the Faculty of Education, programs for the training of teachers, and from 2015, the undergraduate degree in Elementary Education and Early Childhood Education. The most recent is the Public Health and Global Health, launched in 2015 to meet the need of society, to work on prevention rather than treatment of the disease. 

We are aware that our students and graduates continue to be a fundamental part of the Heredian Community, given that it is on them that UPCH´s image, identify and projection, rests and that they are our nexus with society. For this reason, one of our main goals is to increasingly strengthen the participation of our alumni and graduate Management Units.


CAMPUS 

Our facilities accommodate more than 6,000 undergraduate and graduate students. They include our administration and IT offices, institutes, units and the physical premises of various projects. Furthermore, this is where our research centers and our Cultural and Scientific Center are located. 

"SAN MARTÍN DE PORRES" MAIN CAMPUS

Our Central Campus congregates seven of our faculties and the "Víctor Alzamora Castro" Graduate School Likewise, there are the research and Development Laboratories - LID of the Science an Philosophy School, place reconnized national and internationally to be the only one in its style in the country. We also have our Heredian Library, the most important and complete of Peru, regarding health and life sciences matters.


MIRAFLORES CAMPUS "HONORIO DELGADO HOUSE"

The main feature of our Miraflores campus is that it is a space characterized by its traditional style, wich holds high sentimental value for Heredians, given that it carries the name "Honorio Delgado", in honor of our first Chancellor. At present, it is considered the seedbed of our future students because this is where the Pre-University Training center (Pre-Cayatano) is located. Furthermore, this is where some graduate programs take palce and some research centers and the Scientific and Cultural Center are to be found.

CAMPUS LA MOLINA "ESTE"

The Molina Campus is the newest and the most modern building of our institution. The Psychology Faculty is located in this campus and it lodges the first two years od studies. Also, some postgraduate specializations are laught in here.

CAMPUS "SANTA MARÍA"

"Center for Scientific, Ecological and Academy Innovation"

Premise of the "Center for Scientific, Ecological and Academy Innovation (CICEA)", which proposes an innovational ecosystem and business venture for the scentific and technological production of the university and the technologic transfer to the productive sector. This campus will provide the opportunity to join the scientific and technologic innovations with those ones of business venture , generating a space where it is possibe to breath Science and Technology reachable to the society, considering the basis of our strengths in research, our index-linked scientific publications, the investment in research and the solid cooperating sources network.


WE ARE HEREDIANS FROM THE BOTTOM OF OUR HEART, BY TRADITION AND THROUGH ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE 

Thanks to our commitment to education and to over 53 years’ experience in academic training, we feel proud that our students are part of a great family, concerned not only for their professional education but only for developing their scientific, artistic and cultural spirit.

The commitment towards all Heredians is to guarantee a comfortable and pleasant environment. For this reason, we offer various types of artistic and sports activities that contribute to their integral education, allowing their participating as part of the artistic ensembles, teams and academic groups representing the university.

Cultural and scientific center

Our institution is committed to the promotion of activities that complement our students’ university education. For this reason, our Cultural and Scientific Center offers the public various events, as well as scientific, cultural and academic workshops that promote the interest for science, art and academic debate.

First-rate university well-being

Our institution has a University Office for University Well-Being (DUBU, by its Spanish initials) that carries out activities aimed at promoting our students’ well being and accompanies them in the process of taking on responsibilities. The main function of this space is to guide our students regarding the use of all the resources and benefits our institution grants them from the moment they enter Cayetano. 


The Cayetano currently offers 19 careers that have an impact on the academic rigor, in the access to the intensive practice, in the development of research as a complement to the practice, and in contact with the reality of the sector at the local and global level.

All our careers prepares students to respond to a global environment. Our approach to integration of knowledge allows students to be enriched by sharing knowledge and seek solutions with other disciplines and perspectives. This is a successful model, with many benefits for the professional development of our students.

To achieve our goals, our postulants are carefully selected. We seek, not only young people eager to learn, but with the skills and attitudes necessary to transcend. The teachers of the Cayetano we put our knowledge and experience to train our students in a highly competitive environment and demanding.

Be part of Cayetano allows them to access virtual elective courses at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain, or to supplement their training by performing a virtual upgrade diploma during his career. All of this, thanks to the more than 200 international agreements it has signed with the best universities and institutes, provides them with an international perspective that will help them to broaden their vision.

And those who want to develop additional skills and knowledge that will complement your training, can access a postgraduate diploma in only one semester. Some careers, such as Chemistry, Nutrition, Biology, Pharmacy, Biochemistry and Public Health and Administration, also offer the option of graduating in two races, consecutively, studying between one and two additional years.

The Cayetano account with research laboratories of last generation, located on their campus of La Molina, Miraflores, San Martin de Porres, San Isidro and, in the future, Santa Maria. In addition, it has four clinics: Medical, Dental, Veterinary and undergraduate and graduate courses, as well as centers for medical services, and the virtual library of health and life sciences of South America.

The Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia is recognized by the national and international scientific community for its important work of research over the years. Graduating from Cayetano is synonymous with quality, professional ethics and solidarity. If you want to distinguish yourself with this stamp and start your story in Cayetano, Welcome to a world of unimaginable possibilities.


Modalities of Admission

Pre-university Studies Center of

Excellence Factor

General Review of Admission

Pre Nursing

Admission extraordinary

Human Talent

National Scholarships,

Internal and External



Innovative professional careers related to the health and life sciences and to education, which promote multidisciplinarity and teamwork. 

Undergraduate Careers

Faculty of Science and Philosophy


Faculty of Medicine

 

School of Medical Technology


The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Husbandry

 

Faculty of Education


School of Public Health and Administration

 

Faculty of Dentistry

 

Faculty of Nursing

 

Faculty of Psychology

Available programs

University highlights

Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH) is one of the top Private universities in San Martin, Peru. It is ranked #651-700 in QS Global World Rankings 2022.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2014
    #651-700
  • 2015
    #601-650
  • 2016
    #701+
  • 2017
    #701+
  • 2018
    #801-1000
  • 2019
    #801-1000
  • 2020
    #801-1000
  • 2021
    #701-750
  • 2022
    #651-700

Ranking criteria

9.7
Academic Reputation
3
Citations per Faculty
12.6
Employer Reputation
60.6
Faculty Student Ratio
1.1
International Faculty Ratio
3.1
International Students Ratio

Student & Staff

Total students
6,551

25%
75%

International students
189

94%
6%

Total faculty staff
996

5
991

Total students
6,551

25%
75%

International students
189

94%
6%

Total faculty staff
996

991
5

Scholarships

Yes
The Scholarships above offer some form of financial aid to prospective students. Please always check the specific requirements and restrictions on scholarship availability.

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