Universities in Peru
- Rankings & Reviews -

Peru
51 out of 56
  • Universities in Peru
  • Ranked in at least one ranking
13
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  • Universities in Peru
  • (10 institution and 3 subject rankings)
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  • Global Rankings rank
  • Universities in Peru
  • Among TOP 200
Latest ranking updates related to universities in Peru
  • 18 Mar, 2021: Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities updated with Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University ranked highest among 8 listed universities in Peru.
  • 04 Mar, 2021: New edition of QS World University Rankings By Subject (Physics & Astronomy). 14 universities in Peru ranked.
  • 01 Mar, 2021: THE Emerging Economies University Ranking - Times Higher Education updated with Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University ranked highest among 2 listed universities in Peru.
  • 01 Jan, 2021: Publication of Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities. National Major San Marcos University with highest ranking among universities in Peru ranked #1528.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Peru

Archaeology
#51 
Pontifical Catholic University of Peru
Clinical Medicine
#201 
Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University
Agriculture & Forestry
#301 
Agrarian National University
Physics
#351 
Los Andes Peruvian University

Rankings of universities in Peru 2021

#1

Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (5 reviews)
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  • #1 
  • #501 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #2 
  • #701 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #1 
  • #484 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#2

Pontifical Catholic University of Peru

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (3838 reviews)
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  • #2 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #1 
  • #432 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #3 
  • #552 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#3

National Major San Marcos University

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (31 reviews)
  • #3 
  • #801 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #4 
  • #553 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #4 
  • #2074 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]


#4

Peruvian University of Applied Sciences

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (5 reviews)
  • #7 
  • #1001 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #5 
  • #583 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #5 
  • #2407 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]


#5

University of the Pacific

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (1329 reviews)
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  • #5 
  • #1001 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #7 
  • #618 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #8 
  • #2982 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]


#6

Agrarian National University

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (212 reviews)
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  • #6 
  • #1001 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #2 
  • #532 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #11 
  • #3683 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]


#7

Continental University

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (88 reviews)
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  • #6 
  • #593 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #6 
  • #2650 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #20 
  • #430 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]

#8

National University of San Agustín

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (108 reviews)
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  • #8 
  • #645 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #9 
  • #3090 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #11 
  • #301 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 11 November, 2020]

#9

University of Lima

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (5 reviews)
  • #4 
  • #1001 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #2 
  • #301 
QS Employability Rankings
[Published 19 September, 2019]
  • #6 
  • #133 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 11 November, 2020]

#10

National University of Engineering

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (948 reviews)
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  • #3 
  • #1916 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #8 
  • #3472 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#11

National University of Saint Anthony the Abbot in Cuzco

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (306 reviews)
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  • #7 
  • #2899 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #9 
  • #201 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 11 November, 2020]
  • #26 
  • #483 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]

#12

National University of Trujillo

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (178 reviews)
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  • #10 
  • #3408 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #10 
  • #301 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 11 November, 2020]
  • #16 
  • #382 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]

#13

University of Piura

Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (2696 reviews)
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  • #8 
  • #171 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 11 November, 2020]
  • #4 
  • #142 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #11 
  • #4538 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#14

Catholic University Los Angeles of Chimbote

Student satisfaction: 3.4 / 5.0 (195 reviews)
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  • #12 
  • #3747 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #11 
  • #334 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #27 
  • #7945 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#15

Andean University of Cusco

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (5 reviews)
  • #13 
  • #3958 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #37 
  • #564 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #32 
  • #9851 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#16

University of the Peruvian Amazonia

Student satisfaction: 3.6 / 5.0 (25 reviews)
  • #14 
  • #4140 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #12 
  • #338 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #13 
  • #4787 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#17

San Pablo Catholic University

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (111 reviews)
  • #12 
  • #351 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 11 November, 2020]
  • #15 
  • #379 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #16 
  • #5288 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#18

National University of Agriculture of La Selva

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (289 reviews)
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  • #3 
  • #122 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]

#19

Private University of the North

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (63 reviews)
  • #13 
  • #351 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 11 November, 2020]
  • #31 
  • #528 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #15 
  • #5095 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#20

National University of San Martín

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (140 reviews)
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  • #6 
  • #223 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]

#21

National University of Santa

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (56 reviews)
  • #7 
  • #225 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #33 
  • #10665 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#22

Jorge Basadre Grohmann National University

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (31 reviews)
  • #15 
  • #4201 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #41 
  • #585 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #25 
  • #7441 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#23

Union Peruvian University

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (465 reviews)
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  • #13 
  • #362 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #14 
  • #5029 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#24

César Vallejo University

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (102 reviews)
  • #17 
  • #393 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #19 
  • #5670 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#25

Santo Toribio de Mogrovejo Catholic University

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (5 reviews)
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  • #18 
  • #398 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]

#26

Enrique Guzmán y Valle National University of Education

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (56 reviews)
  • #19 
  • #413 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #29 
  • #8343 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#27

National University of Piura

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (111 reviews)
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  • #21 
  • #437 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #23 
  • #6600 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#28

Los Andes Peruvian University

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (44 reviews)
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  • #1 
  • #651 
NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers
[Published 10 October, 2020]
  • #43 
  • #594 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]


#29

Pedro Ruíz Gallo National University

  • #22 
  • #451 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]

#30

National University of Tumbes

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (25 reviews)
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  • #23 
  • #454 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]

#31

Hermilio Valdizán National University

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (280 reviews)
  • #25 
  • #476 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #36 
  • #11513 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#32

San Cristóbal of Huamanga National University

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (5 reviews)
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  • #27 
  • #488 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #30 
  • #8820 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#33

José Faustino Sánchez Carrión National University

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  • #28 
  • #498 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]

#34

National University of Central Peru

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (60 reviews)
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  • #29 
  • #504 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #34 
  • #11466 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#35

National University of the Altiplano

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (52 reviews)
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  • #30 
  • #527 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #17 
  • #5316 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#36

National University of Cajamarca

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (65 reviews)
  • #32 
  • #529 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]

#37

National University of Callao

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (146 reviews)
  • #33 
  • #540 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #26 
  • #7856 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#38

Santa María Catholic University

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (599 reviews)
  • #34 
  • #546 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #20 
  • #5786 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#39

National University Toribio Rodríguez de Mendoza

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (15 reviews)
  • #35 
  • #550 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #28 
  • #8237 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#40

Private University of Chiclayo

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (26 reviews)
  • #36 
  • #553 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]

#41

Saint John the Baptist Private University

Student satisfaction: 3.9 / 5.0 (37 reviews)
  • #38 
  • #567 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #24 
  • #7235 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#42

Federico Villarreal National University

Student satisfaction: 3.9 / 5.0 (10 reviews)
  • #39 
  • #572 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #21 
  • #5928 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#43

Santiago Antúnez de Mayolo National University

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (47 reviews)
  • #40 
  • #581 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #37 
  • #11845 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#44

Antenor Orrego Private University

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (133 reviews)
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  • #42 
  • #589 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #18 
  • #5488 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#45

Daniel Alcides Carrión National University

  • #44 
  • #597 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]

#46

Private University of Tacna

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (46 reviews)
  • #45 
  • #613 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]

#47

San Luis Gonzaga National University

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (5 reviews)
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  • #46 
  • #614 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]

#48

Inca Garcilaso de la Vega University

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (28 reviews)
  • #47 
  • #619 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]

#49

Antonio Ruiz de Montoya University

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (181 reviews)
  • #31 
  • #8975 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#50

Néstor Cáceres Velásquez Andean University

Student satisfaction: 3.8 / 5.0 (40 reviews)
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  • #48 
  • #632 
World University Ranking 2020 - Latin America
[Published 21 September, 2020]

#51

National University Micaela Bastidas of Apurimac

  • #35 
  • #11505 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#52

Marcelino Champagnat University

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (271 reviews)

#53

Women's University of the Sacred Heart

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (89 reviews)

#54

Catholic University of Trujillo

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (8 reviews)

#55

Peruvian University of Sciences and Information Technology

Student satisfaction: 3.7 / 5.0 (31 reviews)
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#56

Amazon National University of Mother of God

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Peru Key Facts for International Students

Time: GMT -5

Telephone country code: +51

  • Largest cities in Peru:
  • 1. Lima: 7,700,000
  • 2. Arequipa: 840,000
  • 3. Callao: 815,000
  • 4. Trujillo: 750,000
  • 5. Chiclayo: 575,000

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FAQ

Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University ranks #1 in Peru in our meta ranking composed of 96 university rankings.

Among all universities in Peru Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 15 rankings where Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University is listed.

Pontifical Catholic University of Peru is ranked best in Peru for Social Studies & Humanities (Archaeology). See all rankings for the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru.

Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University is ranked best in Peru for Medicine & Health (Clinical Medicine). See all rankings for the Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University.

Agrarian National University is ranked best in Peru for Agriculture (Agriculture & Forestry). See all rankings for the Agrarian National University.

Los Andes Peruvian University is ranked best in Peru for Natural Sciences (Physics). See all rankings for the Los Andes Peruvian University.

Ranking publishers

British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK

Criteria used in ranking -QS World University Rankings:
Academic Reputation 40%
Employer Reputation 10%
Faculty/Student Ratio 20%
Citations per faculty 20%
International Faculty Ratio 5%
International Student Ratio 5%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS Employability Rankings:
Employer reputation 30%
Alumni outcomes 25%
Partnerships with Employers per Faculty 25%
Employer/Student Connections 10%
Graduate employment rate 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS University Rankings: Latin America:
Academic Reputation 30%
Employer Reputation 20%
Faculty to Student Ratio 10%
Staff with PhD 10%
International research network 10%
Citations per Paper 10%

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CWUR Center for World University Rankings

Criteria used in ranking -CWUR Center for World University Rankings:
Research Performance 40%
Quality of Education 25%
Alumni Employment 25%
Quality of Faculty 10%

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NTU ranking

Criteria used in ranking -NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers:
Research excellence 40%
Research impact 35%
Research productivity 25%

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Nature Index

Criteria used in ranking -Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions:
Article count (AC)
Fractional count (FC)
Weighted fractional count (WFC)

Scimago Institutions

Criteria used in ranking -Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities:
Research 50%
Innovation 30%
Societal 20%

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StuDocu

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THE Times Higher Education, UK

Criteria used in ranking -THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Latin America Rankings:
Teaching (the learning environment) 36%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 34%
Citations (research influence) 20%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Emerging Economies University Ranking - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 20%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 10%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 10%

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Urap

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Webometrics

Criteria used in ranking -Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities:
Visibility 50%
Excellence 35%
Transparency 10%
Presence 5%

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