The Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH) has risen in the global ranking of best universities in the world by the QS World University Ranking, going from the score of 701-750 to 651-700. This year, QS analyzed 1,673 universities worldwide, of which 1,300 passed the minimum qualifications to be considered in the current ranking. In Peru, only eight universities were considered, among them the four universities that make up the Consortium: PUCP, UPCH, UP and ULIMA.
The QS World University Rankings is the world’s most popular source of comparative data on university performance where 8 evaluation indicators are considered, such as: academic and employer reputation, personnel with a doctorate, citations per article, impact on the web, among others. As a university, they have improved their standards in the indicators of 1) the ratio of students to faculty, 2) academic reputation, 3) employer reputation. This has allowed UPCH to improve their position in the world ranking and place 33rd in Latin America.