Latin American Medical School

Fact Sheet

Year founded

1999

Number of students currently enrolled
(all campuses):

8,705*

Number of countries represented
in student body

29

Countries represented

Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cape Verde, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guinea Bissau, Guinea-Conakry, Equatorial Guinea, Haiti, Honduras Jamaica, Mali, Mexico, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela

Number of students from the United States

85

Number of ethnic groups represented

101

Percentage of women in student body

51%

Graduates to date

2888
(1498 in 2005; 1390 in 2006)

Expected graduates, class of 2007

1438

Percentage of students on full scholarship

100%

Attrition rate

20%

Average class size

20-30 students (practical courses and seminars)

Length of MD program

6 years (includes one-year internship)

*In March, 2007, an additional 1,300 new students will enroll.

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