Laureate Education, Inc. is the largest global network of degree-granting higher education institutions, with more than one million students enrolled across nearly 70 institutions in 23 countries at more than 200 campuses and online. In 1999, Laureate made its first investment in higher education and since that time, has become the global leader in the sector. Laureate offers high-quality undergraduate, graduate and specialized programs in a wide range of disciplines that generate strong interest from students and provide attractive employment prospects for over 60,000 employees, faculty, and staff. Laureate’s programs feature professional-oriented content for growing career fields and are focused on specific academic disciplines, or verticals, that it believes demonstrate strong employment opportunities and provide high earnings potential. Its institutions offer degrees in business, medicine, engineering, design, education, law, hospitality management and dozens of other fields.