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Pontifical Catholic University of Peru
Lima, Peru (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms Academic Year,
Dates/Deadlines Click here to view
Pre-Approved Courses: CLICK HERE:
Restrictions: BU applicants only
Fact Sheet:
GPA req.: 2.5 Class: Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Program Description:


Type of Program Exchange
Program Length Semester
Language of Instruction Spanish
Majors Various
Costs Baylor tuition + housing to the host university
Housing See Program Director
Health Insurance Required Yes
Special Requirements Minimum 2.75 GPA
Program Director Dr. Lizbeth Souza-Fuertes:



The Pontifical Catholic University of Peru, founded in Lima in 1917, is Peru's number one university, one of the twenty-five best universities in Latin America and the only Peruvian university to be listed among the top five-hundred universities in the world in the international rankings.  This placement is recognition of the quality of its education, research, publications, social responsibility, contribution to culture and indisputable institutional and academic leadership. None of this would be possible without the continuing efforts of all those who together comprise this institution:  its professors, students, general staff and graduates.

Courses or Areas of Study:

Various majors are accepted. Please contact Dr. Lizbeth Souza-Fuertes for complete details.

For more information, view the links under 'Estudios' on the international students' page HERE.


For information regarding housing, please contact Dr. Lizbeth Souza-Fuertes.

Application Procedure:

Students are responsible for applying directly to Pontificia as well as filling out the Baylor Study Abroad Application Packet.

For more information about applying to this university, first contact Dr. Souza-Fuertes.

Additional information can be found HERE.


Students will pay Baylor tuition and housing to Pontific.

Each student is responsible for his or her own transportation, including airfare.

For more information about living expenses, go HERE.

Legal Documents:

A passport and visa are required.

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2016 10/01/2015 10/01/2015 TBA TBA
NOTE: Start and End Dates TBA
Fall 2016 03/15/2016 03/15/2016 TBA TBA