Earn a degree in Lima from a top-ranked U.S. university

The University of Arizona and La Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC) offer innovative programs that allow students to earn up to three degrees in as little as five years. With bachelor’s and accelerated master’s degrees in fields such as Architecture, Business, Communication, and more—students can complete U.S.-accredited degrees entirely in Peru.

Arizona + UPC Professors

Students learn from Arizona and UPC faculty, access Arizona and UPC resources, and become part of Arizona's network of 295,000 alumni worldwide. Innovative course delivery prepares students for an increasingly technical world.

Ranked TOP 1% in the World

The University of Arizona ranks number 69 out of 20,000 schools, according to the Center for World University rankings. UPC is the only accredited university in Peru and is 1st for social and economic impact among Peruvian universities.

Study Abroad

Students may complete the program entirely in Peru or study abroad at the Tucson, Arizona campus in the U.S. for a summer, semester, or longer. The palm-tree lined campus is known as one of the most beautiful in the country.


Students earn up to three degrees in either five or six years: a bachelor’s degree from UPC and a bachelor’s and master’s degree from Arizona. The following degree paths are available.

Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC), the only accredited university in Peru, was founded in 1994 as a leading educational institution based on excellence and innovation that trains future leaders of change. It offers 20 graduate programs and more than 40 undergraduate programs within the schools of Hospitality & Tourism Administration, Architecture, Contemporary Arts, Health Sciences, Human Sciences, Communication, Law, Design, Economics, Education, Engineering, Business, and Psychology.


Arizona students take courses at the modern and sleek Monterrico Campus of UPC. Monterrico features an abundance of green space amid specially-designed classrooms, recreational areas, and spacious study rooms. Students enjoy WiFi coverage throughout campus, as well as on-site cafes with outdoor social areas. Sport facilities, a gym, ATMs, and a physical, digital, and media library round out the experience.



Admissions requirements vary by degree program, and students must meet the admissions criteria of both institutions. Contact us below to get started!

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University of Arizona at UPC
Prolongación Primavera 2390, Monterrico
Santiago de Surco