List of 100 best universities in Peru

Top 100 universities in Peru ranked by EduRank based on research outputs, non-academic prominence, and alumni influence. The rankings are determined by analyzing 385K citations received by 55.6K academic publications made by 136 universities from Peru, the popularity of 471 recognized alumni, and the largest reference database available.

2. National Major San Marcos University

#961 in the World
Acceptance Rate
8%
Enrollment
32,399
Founded
1551

3. Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University

#1707 in the World
Acceptance Rate
8%
Enrollment
16,000
Founded
1961

5. University of Lima

#2625 in the World
Acceptance Rate
100%
Founded
1962

12. University of Piura

#3452 in the World
Acceptance Rate
19%
Enrollment
6,600
Founded
1968

14. ESAN University

#3823 in the World
Enrollment
6,000
Founded
2003

20. Alas Peruanas University

#5856 in the World
Enrollment
40,000
Founded
1996

46. Union Peruvian University

#8872 in the World
Acceptance Rate
60%
Founded
1983

47. Pedro Ruiz Gallo National University

#8924 in the World
Acceptance Rate
60%
Enrollment
35,000
Founded
1960

56. National University of Callao

#9338 in the World
Acceptance Rate
76%
Founded
1966

63. San Pedro University

#9916 in the World
Acceptance Rate
81%
Enrollment
12,000
Founded
1988

68. National University of Tumbes

#10278 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Founded
1984

69. Antonio Guillermo Urrelo Private University

#10336 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Enrollment
10,000
Founded
1998

79. Jose Carlos Mariategui University

#1012 in Latin America
#11169 in the World
Acceptance Rate
60%
Enrollment
10,000
Founded
1989

96. National University of Jaen

#1209 in Latin America
#12133 in the World
Acceptance Rate
70%
Founded
2008

The best cities to study in Peru based on the number of universities and their ranks are Lima, La Molina, Trujillo, and Piura.

Average cost of living for students in Peru is $391 + $42-301 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).