Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos

country rank  2
world rank  1240

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University Overview

Founded in 1551, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos (National Major San Marcos University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Lima (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, Peru (Ministry of Education, Peru), Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos (UNMSM) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos (UNMSM) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 467 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this Peruvian higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name National Major San Marcos University
Acronym UNMSM
Founded 1551
Motto Universidad del Perú, Decana de América
University of Peru, Dean of the Americas
Colours Magenta, white and steel blue

University Location

Address Avenida Germán Amezaga s/n
Lima (population range: over 5,000,000)
Lima
Peru
T +51 (1) 619 7000
F +51 (1) 619 7000

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Admission Rate 0-10%
Admission Office Torre Tagle 170
Miraflores-Lima 01
+51 (1) 6197000

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 40,000-44,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 2,500-2,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministerio de Educación, Peru

Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Social Media

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018