Universidad Latina de Costa Rica, a Laureate International University, is the largest private university in Costa Rica, with 7 faculties: Health Sciences, Engineering, Architecture & Design, Information and Communication Technologies, Business, Social Science, Hospitality and Graduate Studies. Our mission is to develop, inspire and aid ethical, innovative, and entrepreneurial leaders to reach their potential in order to take an active role in today's world. Our vision is to be Costa Rica's first choice in higher education based on our academic excellence in forming leaders with a global vision.

25.000 students

Academic excellence: Largest Private University with the most accredited majors.

More than 70 majors, 21 masters, 6 tech certificates and 4 international certificate programs

First university in Costa Rica ranked in QS Stars

School year: 3 15-week quarters (2 of which coincide with Fall and Spring semesters)

Government recognition: Essential Costa Rica Award

Laureate International Universities Public Benefit Corporation

On Oct. 1, 2015, Laureate converted to a Public Benefit Corporation A PBC is required by law to create public benefit by having a positive measurable impact on society.

Through this conversion, Laureate joins more than 2,800 U.S. companies incorporated as Public Benefit Corporations across 30 states and the District of Columbia. With over 1 million students at more than 80 institutions in 28 countries around the world, Laureate is the largest global network of degree-granting higher education institutions and the largest company to become a PBC.