Our Accreditations

Our Accreditations

In line with its policy of continuous improvement, Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola has obtained important recognition from national and international accreditation agencies, thereby reaffirming its commitment to educational quality. This makes it one of the leading Peruvian universities striving for academic excellence and shaping entrepreneurial leaders without borders. 

In 2018 USIL stood out, with a score of 94.5, as the 2nd Peruvian University in Accreditation according to the Ranking of the Best Universities of Peru (América Economía).

We have received the following distinctions: 

International Institutional Accreditation (70 programs)



Program accreditation by three international agencies (8 programs)



Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA)

Renowned North American accrediting agency that accredits the high educational standards of the world’s hospitality and restaurant management programs. The USIL Hospitality Management, Tourism Administration, and Gastronomy and Restaurant Management programs are accredited by ACPHA. 





American Culinary Federation Education Foundation (ACFEF)

Prestigious culinary accreditation institution in the United States. The educational quality of the USIL undergraduate Culinary Arts program, is accredited by ACFEF.






One of the most prestigious certifications internationally for tourism education, training and research programs. The World Tourism Organization (WTO), a specialized United Nations organization, and the UNWTO.Themis Foundation grant this certification. The Hospitality Management, Tourism Administration, Gastronomy and Restaurant Management, and Culinary Arts programs have obtained it. 



Program accreditation by two national agencies (5 programs)



National System for the Evaluation, Accreditation and Certification of Educational Quality (SINEACE)

Entity that guarantees the quality of teaching at institutions of higher education in Peru. USIL’s Business and Architecture and Urban Planning programs are accredited by SINEACE.




Institute of Quality and Accreditation of Information Technology, Engineering and Technology Programs (ICACIT)

Accreditation agency specializing in higher education programs in computer science, engineering, and engineering technology. The Industrial and Commercial Engineering (accredited by the ICACIT Technical Committee on Engineering Accreditation) and Information Systems Engineering (accredited by the ICACIT Technical Committee on Engineering and the Technical Committee on Computer Science) and Civil Engineering (accredited by the ICACIT Technical Committee on Engineering Accreditation) programs are accredited by ICACIT.