Top 136 universities in Peru

  1. Pontifical Catholic University of Peru logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1917
  2. National Major San Marcos University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    1551
  3. National University of Engineering, Peru logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1876
  4. Peruvian University of Applied Sciences logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1994
  5. University of the Pacific - Peru logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1962
  6. University of Lima logo
    Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1962
  7. Agrarian National University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    90%
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    1902
  8. University of Piura logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    6,600
    Founded
    1968
  9. National University of Trujillo logo
    Acceptance Rate
    18%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1824
  10. Santa Maria Catholic University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    81%
    Enrollment
    14,041
    Founded
    1961
  11. National University of San Agustin de Arequipa logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1828
  12. ESAN University logo
    Founded
    2003
  13. National University of the Altiplano logo
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1856
  14. Federico Villarreal National University logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1963
  15. National University of Central Peru logo
    Acceptance Rate
    10%
    Enrollment
    12,955
    Founded
    1959
  16. Union Peruvian University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    70%
    Enrollment
    8,500
    Founded
    1983
  17. Scientific University of the South logo
    Acceptance Rate
    66%
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    1998
  18. University of the Peruvian Amazonia logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    1961
  19. Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    1961
  20. San Pablo Catholic University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    6,500
    Founded
    1997
  21. Private University of the North logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1994
  22. Hermilio Valdizan National University logo
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    1964
  23. National University of Piura logo
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1961
  24. National University of Cajamarca logo
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    1962
  25. National University of Callao logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1966
  26. Pedro Ruiz Gallo National University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1960
  27. Jose Faustino Sanchez Carrion National University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1968
  28. Jorge Basadre Grohmann National University logo
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1971
  29. National University of Tumbes logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1984
  30. National University of Santa logo
    Acceptance Rate
    100%
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1984
  31. National University of Ucayali logo
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1979
  32. Scientific University of Peru logo
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1990
  33. National University of San Martin logo
    Acceptance Rate
    96%
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1979
  34. Acceptance Rate
    78%
    Founded
    2011
  35. Private University of Chiclayo logo
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1985
  36. Autonomous University of Ica logo
    Acceptance Rate
    40%
    Founded
    2006
  37. Private University of Ica logo
    Founded
    1997
  38. SISE University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    78%
    Founded
    2012
  39. Le Cordon Bleu University logo
    Founded
    2009
  40. Acceptance Rate
    8%
    Founded
    2011
  41. Global University of Cusco logo
    Founded
    2012
  42. San Francisco Autonomous University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    64%
    Founded
    2010
  43. Private University of Trujillo logo
    Acceptance Rate
    80%
    Founded
    2011
  44. Founded
    2010
  45. St. Thomas Aquinas University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    76%
    Founded
    2012
  46. Autonomous Private Southern University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Founded
    2011

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

Average cost of living for students in Peru is $385 + $46-328 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).