Study Abroad Tips: How to Choose Your University in Peru

Matt Steiner is an ISA Site Specialist for Latin America. Matt works with students studying abroad in Chile , Panama, and Peru.

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Students going to Lima, Peru have three unique universities to choose from. But how do you choose? Here’s some info that might help you narrow down your options:

Universidad del Pacifico (UP)

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What’s great about these programs: the UP is an AACSB Accredited Business School.

Perfect for Students: with an advanced Spanish language level that want to focus on courses in Business and Economics with locals.

Great for students hoping to take courses in: Accounting, Business, Economics, Humanities and Math.

Program: Fall 2 – Business & Latin American Studies Courses with Locals

 

Pontifical Catholic University of Peru (PUCP)

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What’s great about this program: courses with local Peruvian students at one of the most prestigious universities in Peru.

Perfect for Students: with a high advanced Spanish language level that want to focus on a wide variety of course offerings with local Peruvian students.

Great for students hoping to take courses in: Administration, Accounting, Architecture and Urbanism, Art, Arts and Human Sciences, Communication, Education, Law, Management, Science and Engineering, and Social Sciences.

Program: Fall 3 – Courses with Locals in Multiple Disciplines

Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola (USIL)

What’s great about this program: courses available in English with locals and Spanish language courses.

Perfect for Students: at any level of Spanish language. Take courses through the CAE (Center for American Education) in English with local Peruvian students.

Great for students hoping to take courses in: Art and Graphic Design, Communication, Gastronomy, Hospitality, Marketing, Spanish language and Tourism.

Program: Fall 1 – Hospitality, Business & Liberal Arts in English