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Universidad Privada del Norte

Universidad Privada del Norte Trujillo,


niversidad Privada Del Norte (UPN) is a private university located in Peru, have 22 years of foundation and six campuses spread across the country in Trujillo, Cajamarca, Los Olivos, Breña, San Juan y Comas.

UPN is ranked among the top universities in Latin America, according to the QS University Rankings: Latin America, and has also been awarded two stars in the QS Stars University Ratings, achieving four stars in: Teaching, Employability,  Social Responsibility and   maximum five stars in the ‘inclusiveness’ category.

Our vision is: “ To be recognized as an excellent quality academic university and accessible, that trains professionals owners of their destiny to develop successfully in a global environment”

Our mission is: “Transform the lives of our students through innovative educational processes that emphasize learning, critical thinking and entrepreneurship, enabling them to contribute to the sustainable development of our society and achieve their life goals”

And our Purpose is transforming lives.


Universidad Privada Del Norte offers four different types of scholarships:

  • State Grant 18 ( BECA 18) , which is awarded to students from lower-income families to finance their studies, usually in STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and mathematics);
  • The Scholarship Award of Excellence, for high achieving students;
  • Pension brothers, for students with brothers currently enrolled at the university;
  • UPN, a 10% discount on tuition fees, provided you belong to a national school and meet the grade requirements.

University Highlights

Total students - 82,168


Total faculty staff - 2,105


Total students - 82,168


Total faculty staff - 2,105

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