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Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola

Av. La Fontana 550 La Molina - Lima,

Undergraduate Overview

Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola (USIL) is a private institution based in Lima, Peru. It was founded in 1995 by former vice president of Peru Raúl Diez Canseco Terry for the purpose of shaping entrepreneurial, ethical, and socially responsible leaders committed to the sustainable development of their countries with a global perspective.

Committed to producing highly qualified professionals in different areas of knowledge, USIL offers over 40 undergraduate programs through its eight colleges: Architecture; Business; Education; Engineering; Health Sciences; Hospitality Management, Tourism Administration and Gastronomy; Humanities; and Law. The graduate school offers doctorate, master’s degree and certificate programs. In addition, the university has over 240 strategic partnerships with institutions throughout the world. 

Its modern facilities are distributed over five campuses in Lima, which have a total of 80 000 square meters of building space that house classrooms, conference rooms, libraries, study rooms, specialized laboratories, a film viewing room, a TV set, computer rooms, sports courts, parking areas, a book store, a chapel and a gymnasium, among other spaces. 

USIL pertains to an education corporation with an over 50-year history, which has operations in other parts of the world such as the United States, Paraguay and China.

Study in Peru

  • Study in Lima

Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola welcomes international students to spend a semester or a year studying on its Lima campus from March to July and/or from August to December. International students can choose from a wide range of undergraduate courses taught in English and Spanish.

As part of the exchange experience, international students frequently complement their studies with cultural and artistic activities, volunteering, social responsibility efforts, excursions and sports that Peru has to offer.

  • Study in Cusco

At the USIL International Center for Studies and Research in Cusco, international students take courses taught in English and Spanish in regular semesters and summer programs in different academic fields. They can also learn Spanish in the cultural immersion program. Students may opt to live in USIL housing at La Casa de Don Ignacio - Cusco, or with a family to have a unique cultural experience.

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University Highlights

Total students - 17,566


Total faculty staff - 575


Total students - 17,566


Total faculty staff - 575

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