Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#1875 of 14,131 In the World
#104 of 1,756 In Latin America
#3 of 136 In Peru
#3 of 43 In Lima
#317 of 1,017 For Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN)
Top50% For 23 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
5%
Enrollment
4,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Private
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
www.cayetano.edu.pe

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate5%
Admissions RequirementsYes, based on entrance examinations
Academic CalendarSemesters
Enrollment4,500
Full time employee1,250
Student:staff ratio4:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
8,521
Citations
185,077

Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University majors

by publication & citation count

Medicine
3,960 / 131,753
Biology
1,482 / 58,576
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,400 / 66,265
Demography
995 / 49,242
Public Health
573 / 30,399
Environmental Science
573 / 16,353
Immunology
393 / 23,565
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN)
377 / 4,788
Surgery
370 / 16,999
Psychology
367 / 13,409
Health Science
353 / 7,386
Geography and Cartography
319 / 4,399
Virology
299 / 7,757
Pediatrics
298 / 9,427
Epidemiology
291 / 13,856
Healthcare Management (MHA)
268 / 16,112
Family medicine
221 / 3,698
Microbiology
219 / 9,733
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
216 / 6,629
Pathology
209 / 7,329
Gerontology
206 / 16,785
Chemistry
195 / 4,143
Ecology
187 / 5,033
Political Science
156 / 6,464
Computer Science
152 / 2,132
Genetics
142 / 10,139
Psychiatry
132 / 6,339
Business
129 / 3,681
Veterinary
119 / 3,226
Economics
119 / 7,742
Nursing
114 / 7,573
Critical Care Nursing
105 / 7,449
Development Studies
103 / 7,062
Anatomy and Physiology
100 / 2,520
Zoology
91 / 1,343
Dentistry
90 / 1,630
Molecular Biology
86 / 1,294
Cardiology
86 / 2,553
Dermatology
85 / 1,987
Oncology and Cancer research
84 / 2,064

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 32 186
1992 19 185
1993 39 274
1994 40 363
1995 30 340
1996 37 355
1997 49 498
1998 37 524
1999 269 691
2000 78 761
2001 74 920
2002 90 1221
2003 104 1743
2004 95 1749
2005 135 2431
2006 212 3142
2007 223 3798
2008 239 4669
2009 243 5809
2010 273 7462
2011 377 7841
2012 566 10144
2013 654 10908
2014 838 13374
2015 766 13597
2016 831 13910
2017 660 16710
2018 588 16860
2019 675 19913
2020 869 25227
2021 811 30581

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students $11,250$8,750
International students $11,250$8,750

Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University has on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities +
Business | Politics | Social Sciences +
Languages | Culture | Linguistics
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine +++
Engineering | IT
Maths | Natural Sciences +++

Notable alumni

  1. Carlos Bustamante

    Carlos Bustamante
    Born in
    Peru Flag Peru
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    chemistmolecular biologistuniversity teacherbiochemistbiophysicist
    Biography

    Carlos José Bustamante is a Peruvian-American scientist. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences.

  2. Patricia García Funegra

    Patricia García Funegra
    Born in
    Peru Flag Peru
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    physiciandocentresearcher
    Biography

    Patricia Jannet García Funegra is a Peruvian professor of public and global health at Cayetano Heredia University. She originally trained as a clinician before focusing on research and public health. Her work also focuses on reproductive health, sexually transmitted diseases, and medical informatics. In 2016-17 García was the Minister of Health of Peru. She was the first Peruvian to be elected to the US National Academy of Medicine in 2016.

  3. Javier Mariátegui

    Javier Mariátegui
    Born in
    Peru Flag Peru
    Years
    1928-2008 (aged 80)
    Occupations
    psychiatrist
    Biography

    Javier Mariátegui Chiappe was a renowned Peruvian intellectual and psychiatrist. He was the last of the children of José Carlos Mariátegui and Anna Chiappe. Studied at the University of San Marcos where he also started teaching; he was also a founder of Cayetano Heredia University. He was also the founding director of the National Institute of Mental Health “Honorio Delgado - Hideyo Noguchi”. He died in Lima.

  4. Ariela Luna

    Ariela Luna
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Enrolled in Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University
    Graduated with master's degree in public health
    Occupations
    physicianuniversity teacherpolitician
    Biography

    Ariela María de los Milagros Luna Florez is a Peruvian physician and anthropologist. She was her country's Minister of Development and Social Inclusion (MIDIS) from 29 October 2019 to 15 July 2020, during the government of Martín Vizcarra.

  5. S. Patricia Becerra

    S. Patricia Becerra
    Born in
    Peru Flag Peru
    Occupations
    biochemistresearcher
    Biography

    S. Patricia Becerra is a biochemist specializing in the retina. She researches protein structure and function in relation to drug development for combating blindness. Becerra is a senior investigator at the National Eye Institute.

General info

Alternative names UPCH
Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia
Founded 1961
Accreditation Ministerio de Educación, Peru
Motto Spiritus ubi Vult Spirat
The spirit spreads wherever it wants
Academic structure Faculty of Medicine
Faculty of Sciences and Philosophy
Faculty of Stomatology
Faculty of Nursing
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Public Health
Faculty of Psychology
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
Graduate School
Affiliations and memberships Consorcio de Universidades
Red Peruana de Universidades (RPU)
Asamblea Nacional de Rectores de Peru (ANR)
Organización Universitaria Interamericana (OUI)
Centro Interuniversitario de Desarrollo (CINDA)

Location and Contacts

Address San Martín de Porres 31
Lima, Lima
Peru
City population 9,675,000
Phone +51 (1) 319 0000
Fax +51 (1) 482 3435

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