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Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia

World University Rankings 2024
Impact Rankings 2023
Latin America Rankings 2023
Av. Honorio Delgado 430, Urb. Ingeniería, San Martín de Porres- Lima, Peru

About Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia

Since its founding in 1961, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH) has been committed to academic excellence in Higher Education and scientific research, earning regional and worldwide recognition as the leading Peruvian university in health and life sciences.

UPCH's current undergraduate academic offer comprises 31 professional programs in Health, Science, Engineering, Administration, Veterinary, and Education. In addition, the Postgraduate School offers 76 master's degree programs, 11 doctorate programs, 134 specialty programs, and continuing education courses for lifelong learning.

The educational model has five pillars: 1) Inclusion towards diversity, 2) Internationalization, 3) Interdisciplinarity, 4) Social Responsibility, and 5) Research, entrepreneurship, and innovation.
Besides actively participating in international university consortiums, such as the Hemispheric University Consortium (HUC), CINDA, and the Red de Educación Continua de Latinoamérica y Europa (RECLA), UPCH has over 270 international agreements with renowned institutions, which are strategic allies in the search for new knowledge and opportunities for academic and institutional growth. Intense collaborative research with the world's leading universities and research centers, like the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Harvard University, Yale University, University of Sao Paulo (USP), National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR), Johns Hopkins University, and the State University of Campinas (UNICAMP), generates scientific publications and products that contribute significantly to the institution´s prestige.

Times Higher Education ranks UPCH No. 1 in Peru and No. 35 in LATAM 2022.

Cayetano Heredia has over 10,369 students: 7479 (72%) undergraduate and 2,890 (28%) graduate students. Over 25,000 alumni are working in Peru and abroad.

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Key statistics

  • 15.6
    No. of students per staff
  • 1%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 66 : 34
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 6%
    Proportion of ISR Publication
  • 10,503
    Number of FTE Students
Based on data collected for the (1) 2024 World University Rankings

Subjects taught at Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia

  • Life sciences

    • Sport Science
    • Veterinary Science
    • Biological Sciences
  • Clinical, pre-clinical & health

    • Other Health
    • Medicine & Dentistry
  • Computer science

    • Computer Science
  • Physical sciences

    • Geology, Environmental, Earth & Marine Sciences
    • Chemistry
    • Mathematics & Statistics
  • Education

    • Education
  • Psychology

    • Psychology