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Top 5 Medical Colleges In Peru

Two Latin students walking at the college campus

A career in medicine is one of the oldest and most recognized professions; it allows you to have a unique effect on people’s lives, and job satisfaction is unmatched. Medicine is a service, not simply a professional career, in which one must prioritize others. The hard work and endless hours required to study medicine may be a challenging experience, but the capability to save lives is well worth the effort.

On the other hand, Peru is an exciting multiethnic country with a great culture. So, for those interested in studying medicine there, we have searched and found some of the top universities for you.

Here is a list of universities where you can study medicine in Peru:

  1. Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH)
    Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH) provides courses and programs that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in various fields of study. This 59-year-old Peruvian university has a selective admission procedure based on entrance tests. This Peruvian higher education institution is highly selective, with an acceptance rate of 0 to 10%. International students are encouraged to apply for admission. They understand that a real university is rooted in the society it serves while simultaneously opening up to the rest of the world to engage in ongoing dialogue and information exchange. UPCH also offers a variety of academic and non-academic facilities and services to students, such as a library, accommodation, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, and administrative services.
  2. The Universidad de San Martin de Porres (USMP)
    The Universidad de San Martin de Porres (USMP), officially recognized by Peru’s Ministerio de Educación (Ministry of Education), is a coeducational Peruvian higher education institution. The Universidad de San Martin de Porres (USMP) offers courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees, such as bachelor’s degrees in a wide range of subjects. On the campus, there is a library. Sports facilities can be a bonus for some students applying to the University of San Martín de Porres.
  3. Universidad de Piura (UDEP)
    Universidad de Piura (UDEP) provides courses and programs that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s and master’s degrees in various fields of study. This 52-year-old Peruvian higher-education school has a stringent admission procedure based on entrance tests and students’ previous academic records and grades. The University of Piura offers high-quality education, encourages scientific research, and educates workers who can change the world. It has consolidated a recognized prestige for its academic rigor, level of exigency, seriousness, and institutional quality throughout the years. This Peruvian higher education organization is highly exclusive, with an acceptance rate of 20 to 30 percent.
  4. Universidad Cientifica del Sur (UCS)
    The Universidad Cientifica del Sur (Scientific University of the South) is a private higher education institution located in Lima’s urban environment (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Universidad Cientifica del Sur (UCS) is a small coeducational Peruvian higher education school officially recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, Peru (Ministry of Education of Peru). The Universidad Cientifica del Sur (UCS) offers courses and programs that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees, such as bachelor’s degrees, in various fields.
  5. Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos
    The Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos (UNMSM) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. This Peruvian higher-education school, 469 years old, has a selective admission procedure based on entrance exams. The admittance rate ranges from 0 to 10%, making this Peruvian higher education school extremely exclusive. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission.
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