List of 100 best universities in Peru

We ranked 100 best universities in Peru based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 385K citations received by 55.6K publications made by 136 universities in Peru, measured the popularity of 442 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database (to compare non-academic prominence).

#1 in Peru
#897 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1917
#2 in Peru
#962 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1551
#3 in Peru
#1875 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1961
#5 in Peru
#2342 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1994
#7 in Peru
#2634 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
1962
#8 in Peru
#2655 in the World
Acceptance Rate
100%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1962
#9 in Peru
#2663 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1902
#10 in Peru
#2711 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1876
#12 in Peru
#3475 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
6,600
Founded
1968
#14 in Peru
#3775 in the World
Founded
2003
#15 in Peru
#3959 in the World
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1998
#16 in Peru
#4614 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1963
#17 in Peru
#5284 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
1994
#18 in Peru
#5750 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
1997
#20 in Peru
#5889 in the World
Founded
1996
#21 in Peru
#6052 in the World
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1962
#23 in Peru
#6447 in the World
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1961
#28 in Peru
#7038 in the World
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
1979
#31 in Peru
#7926 in the World
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1824
#34 in Peru
#8101 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1828
#38 in Peru
#8275 in the World
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
1856
#41 in Peru
#8543 in the World
Founded
2012
#42 in Peru
#8550 in the World
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1959
#44 in Peru
#8761 in the World
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1964
#45 in Peru
#8893 in the World
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1971
#47 in Peru
#8999 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
1983
#53 in Peru
#9235 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1960
#57 in Peru
#9483 in the World
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1677
#58 in Peru
#9484 in the World
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1961
#61 in Peru
#9895 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1968
#65 in Peru
#10250 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Founded
2006
#66 in Peru
#10261 in the World
Acceptance Rate
94%
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
1979
#68 in Peru
#10278 in the World
Acceptance Rate
81%
Founded
1988
#70 in Peru
#10416 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
1984
#72 in Peru
#10648 in the World
Founded
1989
#73 in Peru
#10655 in the World
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
1990
#74 in Peru
#10697 in the World
Acceptance Rate
76%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1966
#76 in Peru
#10813 in the World
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
1977
#80 in Peru
#1030 in Latin America
#11189 in the World
Founded
2009
#81 in Peru
#1049 in Latin America
#11315 in the World
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
1984
#91 in Peru
#1202 in Latin America
#12030 in the World
Founded
2004
#93 in Peru
#1224 in Latin America
#12150 in the World
Founded
2008
#99 in Peru
#1280 in Latin America
#12420 in the World
Founded
2012

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 $370 + $43-306 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).