Universidad Latina de Costa Rica

Sede de San Pedro

ULatina is the largest private university in Costa Rica

Ciencias de la Salud

ULatina has two campuses and eight regional sites throughout Costa Rica


The Universidad Latina de Costa Rica is a pioneer in private higher education in the country. In its more than 25 years of operation, ULatina has proven its commitment to transforming Costa Rica both through education and social programs. With more than 70 programs, seven departments, and 10 campuses, ULatina is positioned as the private university with the highest number of accredited programs by the National System of Higher Education Accreditation (SINAES).

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Universidad Latina de Costa Rica (ULatina) offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in architecture, business administration, culinary arts, dentistry, engineering, education, health sciences, humanities, hospitality management, information technology, journalism, law and legal studies, medicine, nursing and public relations.

ULatina offers a variety of dual-degree programs with Laureate International Universities partner institutions such as the Glion Institute of Higher Education and the Institute for Executive Development.

ULatina is accredited by the National Council of Higher Education, National Accreditation System for Higher Education (SINAES) and Red Iberoamericana para la Acreditación de la Calidad de la Educación Superior (RIACES). ULatina also is a Project Management Institute Global Accreditation Center for project management education programs.

Universidad Latina de Costa Rica (ULatina) serves its communities with dental and psychology clinics, legal advisory services and programs to promote reading in primary schools. Students participate in a variety of volunteer projects and programs throughout the year.

In 2010, ULatina developed the Dr. Óscar Arias Sánchez Chair for Peace Education (named in honor of former Costa Rican president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Óscar Arias Sánchez) to strengthen a culture of peace in throughout Costa Rica. ULatina also has been recognized as a socially responsible institution for two years in a row.

ULatina participates in the YouthActionNet® Central America Premio Yo Creo/I Believe program, in collaboration with the International Youth Foundation, the Sylvan/Laureate Foundation and UNITEC Honduras.

First university in Costa Rica ranked in QS Stars and licensed as Country Brand “Essential Costa Rica”