Laureate institutions meet the quality standards set by their country's regulatory and accrediting bodies. Many go beyond local requirements and seek out additional international level accreditation.
A Leader in Health Sciences EducationLaureate is also one of the world’s largest providers of health sciences degree programs in the world — with more than 200,000 students enrolled in programs in dentistry, medicine, nursing, physiotherapy and psychology. The Laureate network has 22 medical schools, and recently opened new programs at Universidad Tecnológica Centroamericana (UNITEC) in Honduras, Universidade Salvador (UNIFACS) in Brazil and European University Cyprus. The medicine program at Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC) in Peru was recently recognized among the top three in the country, based on the national exam results of graduating students.
In 2015, health clinics operated by Laureate institutions provided free or low-cost health services to approximately 150,000+ people.
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