Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas : Rankings, Fees & Courses Details | Top Universities
  • QS World University Rankings
    1001-1200
  • QS Stars
    4
  • StatusPrivate
  • Research OutputMedium
  • Student/Faculty Ratio22
  • International Students975
  • SizeXL
  • Total Faculty2,077

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Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC) is a private, comprehensive, research university in Lima, Perú. It was founded on January 5, 1994 and currently offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in Business, Engineering, Communications, Architecture, Health Sciences, Psychology, Law, Economics, Education, Design, Hospitality and Tourism, Contemporary Arts, and Translation & Interpretation.

UPC is licensed by SUNEDU and is the first and only Peruvian university institutionally accredited by WASC, one of the six Regional Accreditation Agencies in the United States, and the only university institutionally accredited in Peru by the National Accrediting Agency - SINEACE. Additionally, it is the only University in the world with all of its academic, administrative and support processes ISO 9001:2015 certified by Lloyd’s Register.

UPC is currently ranked 3rd in Peru (THE Latam Ranking) and is the #1 University Under Fifty in the country. It is also rated as the most international university in Peru (America Economia 2014-18), top three among private research universities, and the #1 university in Medicine based on the results of its graduating class in the National Medical Examination 2017.

About

Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC) is a private, comprehensive, research university in Lima, Perú. It was founded on January 5, 1994 and currently offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in Business, Engineering, Communications, Architecture, Health Sciences, Psychology, Law, Economics, Education, Design, Hospitality and Tourism, Contemporary Arts, and Translation & Interpretation.

UPC is licensed by SUNEDU and is the first and only Peruvian university institutionally accredited by WASC, one of the six Regional Accreditation Agencies in the United States, and the only university institutionally accredited in Peru by the National Accrediting Agency - SINEACE. Additionally, it is the only University in the world with all of its academic, administrative and support processes ISO 9001:2015 certified by Lloyd’s Register.

UPC is currently ranked 3rd in Peru (THE Latam Ranking) and is the #1 University Under Fifty in the country. It is also rated as the most international university in Peru (America Economia 2014-18), top three among private research universities, and the #1 university in Medicine based on the results of its graduating class in the National Medical Examination 2017.

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University highlights

Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas is one of the top Private universities in Monterrico, Peru. It is ranked #1001-1200 in QS Global World Rankings 2022.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2020
    #1001+
  • 2021
    #1001+
  • 2022
    #1001-1200

Ranking criteria

7.8
Academic Reputation
30
Employer Reputation
4.8
Faculty Student Ratio
1.2
Citations per Faculty
4.4
International Faculty Ratio
2.4
International Students Ratio

Student & Staff

Total students
45,537

1%
99%

International students
975

1%
99%

Total faculty staff
2,077

170
1907

Total students
45,537

1%
99%

International students
975

1%
99%

Total faculty staff
2,077

1907
170
2022
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