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Fact Sheet:
Language of instruction: Spanish Minimum GPA: 2.8
Housing: Homestay Area of study: Advertising, Arts, Communications, Computer Science Engineering, Ecology, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Geology, Humanities, Mechanical Engineering, Media Studies, Sustainable Development
Program type: Exchange Class Status: 2-sophomore, 3-junior, 4-senior
Program Description:
PUCP

Why study in Lima, Peru?
Lima, the capital of Peru, is full of fascinating contrasts between traditional and modern influences. Peru’s has a very rich history as home of the Inca and several other civilized cultures, and its traditions and languages still thrive throughout the country. However, Lima is also a contemporary capital, with industries, museums, a vibrant social scene and very friendly people. As the main transportation hub, Lima also provides access to the country’s great archeological centers and to the white sand beaches located south of the capital.
The Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú is the oldest-established private higher educational institution in Peru. Located on beautiful campus with a student population of more than 17,000, PUCP offers UR students an excellent choice of courses in Latin American studies, archaeology, anthropology, economics and more.

Academics:
Top areas of study: Archeology, History, Latin American Studies, and Spanish.

Housing:
Host family or student residence.  You will be billed for housing directly by the host family or residence.

Program Costs:
You will be billed for UR tuition.  Room and board, airfare, health insurance, visa fees and personal expenses are separate, but any UR aid you receive applies towards these costs.  See your financial aid counselor for information about scholarships and other aid. 
Note: You are automatically eligible for a $2,000 per semester exchange grant.


Semester dates
Fall: August  - December
Spring: March – July


Note in Southern Hemisphere:
Semester I is equivalent to UR Spring semester
Semester II is equivalent to UR Fall semester

Nomination deadlines (please contact CEA advisor for this):
Spring semester: May 1st
Fall semester: October 1st

Application deadlines:
Spring semester: June 1st
Fall semester: November 1st

Advisor Contact: Carla Gottschalk carla.gottschalk@rochester.edu
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Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2018 10/16/2017 10/23/2017 TBA TBA
Full year 2018-2019 03/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2018 03/16/2018 03/23/2018 TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.