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Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

Av. Universitaria 1801, San Miguel Lima View map


Founded in 1917,  is the oldest private university in the country. 

 The university has 43-hectare campus close to the airport and Lima downtown, with good transport links that will take you almost anywhere in the city.

 Today, the school boasts 15 faculties, 48 undergraduate programs, 115 postgraduate programs, 17 research centers, 15 academic departments, 1 business school and 70 labs. 

PUCP also has collaborative work spaces, a and ,  as well as , to accommodate 1000 attendees, and t, /, at the main Cultural Center.

To cater to its increasingly international student body (with 39 nationalities represented on campus), PUCP offers courses in Spanish and English, as well as a number of international scholarships. The PUCP has 526 and 25 academic agreements with foreign and national universities, respectively. Among these, there are 229 exchange agreements. 

It offers a range of bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees, PhDs and professional degrees within the faculties of Science and Engineering, Social Sciences, Sciences and Arts of Communication, Management Sciences, Performing Arts, Arts and Design, Arts and Humanities, Law, Education, Psychology, Accounting Sciences, Architecture and Urbanism.

Graduates enjoy excellent job prospects, with 93 percent accepting a job offer since completing their degree, according to a 2014 survey .

 The frecuently asked questions, you can know

  • Which type of visa do I need to enter the country?
  • Is it necessary to obtain an international health insurance?
  • When do I have to arrive at the university?
  • In which language are classes given?
  • Can I register in language classes?
  • When can I have the class schedule?
  • Can I register online?
  • Can I take classes from different academic units?
  • Are all courses open for international students?
  • Can I register in graduate courses?
  • How can I get housing?
  • Will I receive an Official Transcript at the end of the semester?
  • What is the Peruvian Studies Certificate?
  • How are the grading and credit systems at PUCP?
  • What is the PUCP Buddy Program (Compañero PUCP)?
  • What is the language of instruction?

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The PUCP has other facilities out side of the university campus:

               o   Jr. Daniel Alomía Robles Nº 125 Urbanización Los Álamos de Monterrico – Surco Lima – Perú


               o    Camino Real 1037, San Isidro

               o    Prol. Primavera 907, Chacarilla

               o    Av. Javier Prado Este 5495, La Molina

               o    Av. Universitaria Sur 1921-1923, Pueblo Libre

               o    Av. Universitaria N° 890, San Miguel.Perú

               o    Av. Camino Real 1075 - 

               o    Malecón Grau 477, Chorrillos. 

               o    : Jr. de La Unión Nº 554 - 

               o   : Jr. Camaná 459 - 

               o    Av. Dos de Mayo 935, San Isidro Lima 27

               o    C.C. Plaza San Miguel, 5° piso. Av. La Marina Nº 2000, San Miguel. Lima – Perú

  • Edificios históricos

               o    : Plaza Francia 1164 - 

               o    Edificio Camaná 956: Jr. Camaná 956 - 

Programs available

Undergraduate Faculties/Departments and Programs

Facultad de Arquitectura y Urbanismo

Facultad de Arte y Diseño

Facultad de Artes Escénicas

Facultad de Ciencias Contables

Facultad de Ciencias e Ingeniería

Facultad de Ciencias Sociales

Facultad de Ciencias y Artes de la Comunicación

Facultad de Derecho

Facultad de Educación

Facultad de Gestión y Alta Dirección

Facultad de Letras y Ciencias Humanas

Facultad de Psicología

Postgraduate Faculties/Departments and Programs

CENTRUM Católica Graduate Business School

Escuela de Gobierno y Políticas Públicas

Escuela de Posgrado

University Highlights

Total students - 25,503


International students - 782


Total faculty staff - 2,072


Total students - 25,503


International students - 782


Total faculty staff - 2,072


Undergraduate Program

4,000 - 6,000
4,000 - 6,000

Postgraduate Program

2,000 - 4,000
2,000 - 4,000
The fees above are an indicative annual course fee in US dollars. Please note that course fees will vary. Always check the exact cost of the program and bear in mind likely additional expenses.
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