List of universities in Peru

This list of universities in Peru includes officially recognized public and private universities in Peru, sorted by region. In 2015, enrollment was divided into 979,896 for private universities and 333,501 for public universities.[1] The average number of years of schooling in Peru for students born after 1980 was 11.4 years in 2018, and 12.6 years for Lima, with expected years of schooling being 14.2 years overall.

They are regulated by the National Superintendence of Higher University Education (SUNEDU)

In May 12th, is instituted as the "Day of Peruvian Universities", due to being the date of creation of the University of San Marcos, the oldest in the Americas.


Department of LimaEdit

Region of CallaoEdit

Northern regionsEdit

Central regionsEdit

Department of HuánucoEdit

Southern regionsEdit


  1. ^ "Serie desde 2016 - ESCALE - Unidad de Estadística Educativa". Retrieved 2020-05-14.

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