Study Abroad

Uladech Exchange Program

The City

Chimbote is a port city in northern Peru, which lies approximately 250 miles north of Lima, with a population of more than 400,000 people. The three main industries are mining, fishing and tourism.

The University

The Universidad Catolica Los Angeles Chimbote (ULADECH) was established in 1985 and is uniquely located in the Catheral of the Diocese of Chimbote.

Areas of Study

Students may begin or continue their study of the Spanish Language with varying levels of language courses offered.

Fluent Spanish language speakers with proper prerequisites may take courses in any of the following ULADECH areas of study: health sciences, education and humanities, right and political science, accounting, financial and administrative sciences, and engineering.

For a full list of courses visit ULADECH website:

  • Dixie State University tuition and fees
  • $200 Study Abroad fee/per semester
  • Housing Costs
  • Mandatory International Travel Insurance
  • Airfare (students will book and pay for own airfare)
  • Books
  • Transportation and personal expenses

Semester Dates

Spring Semester: March – August

Application Deadline: December 31


Program Benefits

  • Guaranteed housing
  • On-campus volunteer opportunities


  • 3.0 minimum GPA
  • Resume
  • Contact information for two faculty/staff references and one additional reference


Jenny Callahan


Phone: 435-879-4714