CENTRUM Católica

  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    620
  • Enrollment
    2,263
Contact Information
Jr. Daniel Alomia Robles 125
Urbanizacion Los Alamos de Monterrico - Surco
Lima, , Peru
Website

CENTRUM Catolica Graduate Business School, the Business Center of the Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru, offers a variety of academic programs including its DBA, International MBA, Global MBA, Managerial MBA, Specialized Masters and Executive Education programs, in Lima and nine other cities in Peru as well as in Bogota Colombia. CENTRUM Catolica is the only business school in Peru, and one of only seven business schools in South America, with the Triple Crown of business school accreditation, being accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International), the European Quality Improvement System accreditation (EQUIS) and The Association of MBAs (AMBA).

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    83%
  • Selectivity
    78%

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About CENTRUM Católica

Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 109
  • Median 120
  • Middle 80% 36 to 192
Admissions Selectivity
78% CENTRUM Católica 72% Average Across All Schools

620 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
75% 600
78% 620
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 1,284
78% 78.0
83% 83.0
Female
33% 33
International
4% 4
Wait-listed
100% 0
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • Interviews Very Important
  • Application Essay Not Considered
  • Recommendations Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Important
Pre-MBA Careers
Operations
45% 45
General Management
20% 20
Marketing / Sales
16% 16
Consulting
4% 4
Other
4% 4
Management
4% 4
Finance / Accounting
4% 4
Human Resources
2% 2
Other
27% 27
Consumer Products
16% 16
Financial Services
12% 12
Manufacturing
10% 10
Government
10% 10
Pharma / Health Care
8% 8
Consulting
8% 8
Technology
6% 6
Petroleum / Energy
4% 4
Non-Profit
2% 2
Media / Entertainment
0% 0
Real Estate
0% 0
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
2% 2
2% 2
740 to 769
2% 2
8% 8
710 to 739
2% 2
10% 10
680 to 709
10% 10
12% 12
650 to 679
12% 12
12% 12
620 to 649
15% 15
17% 17
590 to 619
20% 20
15% 15
560 to 589
15% 15
12% 12
530 to 559
12% 12
12% 12
500 to 529
6% 6
0% 0
Under 500
4% 4
0% 0
English Language Requirements
English Proficiency Required: No
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • U Michigan Language Test

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $920
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $920
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
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Academics: What will I learn?

Faculty
  • All Teachers
  • Tenured
Total Number of Teachers
53% 160
10% 31
Students in Core Classes
45 CENTRUM Católica 33 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
40% 40
Lectures
25% 25
Experiential learning
20% 20
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Concentrations and Specializations
Top Areas of Study
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Entrepreneurship
  • International Business
  • Leadership
  • Strategy
Requirements for Graduation
  • Write and successfully defend thesis; show proficiency in Spanish and a second language
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
Program Logistics
  • Credits required for graduation 50
  • Average # of months to complete program 26
  • Six-Year completion rate 98%
  • Max time allowed to complete 36
  • Separate Full-Time MBA Yes
  • Distance learning No
Time Classes Offered
  • Days, Evenings, Alternate weekends, Via the Internet (unscheduled)
Semester Classes Offered
  • Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Technology Improvements
  • We now use VMWARE technology virtual servers, saving energy and space. We are also centralizing WiFi servers to improve student connectivity. We have replaced some 70 computers to achieve an average age of 5 years. We have implemented the SIEBEL platform for CRM purposes to track our marketing and improve sales efficiency. We now use the Moodle platform for distance learning. We also now use GLPI software, and an OCSNG for equipment inventory, and Alfresco as our file repository. We have dedicated and independent servers for both the Moodle platform and Alfresco platform. Out virtual classrooms now use Adobe Connect.

Students: Who are my classmates?

No Part-time students have a campus area
Ethnicity of Students
Activities
Professional Clubs
Networking Clubs

Alumni: How strong is my network?

3,370 Living MBA Alumni 3 Countries where alumni clubs exist
3 Active alumni clubs
No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months