The Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC) is a private university in Lima, Perú, founded on January 5, 1994. Currently, it offers 39 career programs categorized in 12 faculties.
The Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas was created with the Law No. 26276 on January 5, 1994. On March 28, a ceremony took place in the campus at Santiago de Surco District in Lima, where the first stone was placed. The first admission was on August 4, 1994 and September 15, the first university course started with the faculties of engineering, architecture and communications.