Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas

country rank : 4

world rank     : 2446

University Overview


Founded in 1994, Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (Peruvian University of Applied Sciences) is a private higher education institution located in the metropolis of Lima (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, Peru (Ministry of Education, Peru), Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC) is a coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 23 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. UPC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity


University Name(s)

Peruvian University of Applied Sciences



Exígete. Innova. UPC. Push yourself. Be creative. UPC.

Yearly Tuition Range


uniRank Tuition Range Matrix

Local student Not reported Not reported
Int’l student Not reported Not reported


University Admissions


Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on entrance examinations

Admission Rate
Not reported

Admission Office



Size and Profile


Student Enrollment
Not reported

Academic Staff
Not reported

Control TypeControl Type

Entity Type
Not reported


Facilities and Services 


LibraryUniversity Library

Not reported

Sport FacilitiesUniversity Sport Facilities

Financial Aids
Not reported

Study AbroadStudy Abroad and International Exchange Programs

Distance Learning
Not reported




Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministerio de Educación, Peru




  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)
  • Laureate International Universities (LIU)


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