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Laureate Education is the world’s leading higher education provider. Laureate’s more than 80 universities educate over 1,000,000 students in 28 countries across the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Laureate's universities offer undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degree programs in fields such as architecture, business, engineering, hospitality management, law and medicine. Ernesto Zedillo, the former president of Mexico, serves as Presidential Counselor of Laureate International Universities. As Presidential Counselor, President Zedillo provides Laureate institutions with insights from his experiences in the policymaking, diplomatic and academic worlds. By "Liking" the Laureate Facebook page, you agree to conduct yourself in a professional and courteous manner. All racial slurs, profanity, and other inappropriate posts will be moderated and/or deleted.
TypePublic
Founded1998
HQBaltimore, US
Websitelaureate.net
Employee Ratings3

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)32,000(-17%)
Job Openings201
Revenue (FY, 2019)$3.3 B(-2%)
Share Price (Oct 2020)$13.6
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Laureate Education

Eilif Serck-Hanssen

Eilif Serck-Hanssen

President and Chief Executive Officer
Jean-Jacques Charhon

Jean-Jacques Charhon

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Timothy P. Grace

Timothy P. Grace

Chief Human Resources Officer
Juan José Hurtado

Juan José Hurtado

Senior Vice President, Global Operations & Learning and Innovation
Marcelo B. Cardoso

Marcelo B. Cardoso

CEO, Brazil
Victoria Silbey

Victoria Silbey

Senior Vice President, Secretary, Chief Legal Officer and Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer
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Laureate Education Office Locations

Laureate Education has an office in Baltimore
Baltimore, US (HQ)
650 S Exeter St
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Laureate Education Financials and Metrics

Laureate Education Revenue

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Laureate Education's revenue was reported to be $3.25 b in FY, 2019
USD

Revenue (Q2, 2020)

791.7m

Gross profit (Q2, 2020)

237.5m

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2020), %

30%

Net income (Q2, 2020)

(311.6m)

EBIT (Q2, 2020)

(254.8m)

Market capitalization (16-Oct-2020)

2.9b

Closing stock price (16-Oct-2020)

13.6
Laureate Education's current market capitalization is $2.9 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

4.4b3.4b3.3b

Cost of goods sold

3.7b2.7b2.7b

Gross profit

712.9m603.4m578.8m

Gross profit Margin, %

16%18%18%
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Revenue

855.9m1.3b983.4m885.3m1.2b787.1m621.8m1.0b773.7m528.6m791.7m

Cost of goods sold

853.2m942.2m924.1m865.4m908.9m677.8m652.4m720.2m655.6m589.0m554.1m

Gross profit

2.7m335.2m59.3m19.8m339.0m109.3m(30.6m)281.6m118.1m(60.4m)237.5m

Gross profit Margin, %

0%26%6%2%27%14%(5%)28%15%(11%)30%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

468.7m388.5m339.6m

Accounts Receivable

357.9m249.3m260.5m

Prepaid Expenses

93.5m53.2m49.7m

Current Assets

1.3b1.2b942.9m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Cash

856.3m367.2m505.0m479.0m402.4m392.3m278.8m236.4m323.9m

Accounts Receivable

591.1m499.4m599.1m611.5m449.9m424.6m454.7m368.2m371.4m

Prepaid Expenses

104.6m145.5m104.4m134.6m176.1m77.6m72.5m98.1m64.0m

Current Assets

1.8b1.2b1.6b1.5b1.3b1.5b1.4b1.1b1.1b
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

93.8m370.9m937.7m

Accounts Payable

(30.4m)(7.5m)5.6m

Cash From Operating Activities

130.8m396.9m339.8m

Purchases of PP&E

(274.1m)(238.0m)(155.6m)
USDQ1, 2017

Debt/Equity

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

5.8 x
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Laureate Education Cybersecurity Score

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71/100

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Laureate Education Online and Social Media Presence

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Laureate Education News and Updates

Laureate Education Announces Date of Third Quarter 2020 Earnings Release and Conference Call

BALTIMORE, Oct. 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ: LAUR) plans to release results for the quarter ended September 30, 2020, on Thursday, November 5, 2020, before the stock market opens. Following the release, the Company will host a telephone conference call with invest…

Laureate Education Announces Commencement of Asset Sale Offer to Purchase Up to $300 Million of Senior Notes

BALTIMORE, Oct. 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ: LAUR) (the “Company”) today announced that it is commencing a cash tender offer (the “Asset Sale Offer”) to purchase up to $300 million aggregate principal amount (the “Offer Amount”) of its 8.250% Senior Notes due 2025…

Laureate Education to Sell Walden University to Adtalem Global Education

BALTIMORE, Sept. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ: LAUR) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement under which it will sell Walden University to Adtalem Global Education Inc. (NYSE: ATGE). Walden University is a regionally accredited higher...

Laureate Education Announces Date of First Quarter 2020 Earnings Release and Conference Call

BALTIMORE, April 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ: LAUR) plans to release results for the quarter ended March 31, 2020, on Thursday, May 7, 2020, before the stock market opens. Following the release, the Company will host a telephone conference call with investors and …

Laureate Education Reports Fourth Quarter & Full-Year 2019 Financial Results

BALTIMORE, Feb. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ: LAUR) today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and the year ended December 31, 2019.

Laureate Education to cut costs and explore the sale of several business units

Laureate Education Inc. s: [laur] said late Monday it had already begun to explore spinning off several non-U.S. business units and was considering the potential for "strategic alternatives" for its other businesses as well. Laureate stock was halted in the extended session. In a statement the compa…
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Laureate Education Blogs

Laureate Education Reports Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2020 Financial Results

Laureate Education, Inc. today announced financial results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2020. The post Laureate Education Reports Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2020 Financial Results appeared first on Laureate.

Walden University Celebrates the Class of 2020

While high schools across the United States were forced to change their graduation plans, Walden University was keen to ensure this year’s graduates were recognized and celebrated. The post Walden University Celebrates the Class of 2020 appeared first on Laureate.

Laureate Education, Inc. and Strategic Education, Inc. Enter into Definitive Agreement for Sale of Laureate’s Australian and New Zealand Operations

Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ: LAUR) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Strategic Education, Inc. for the sale of its Australian and New Zealand operations. The post Laureate Education, Inc. and Strategic Education, Inc. Enter into Definitive Agreement for Sale …

UPN Hospital Locker Design Receives Global Recognition

A smart locker that cleans hospital staff uniforms, designed by Universidad Privada del Norte (UPN) students in Peru has been highly commended at the Global Grad Show during Dubai Design Week. The post UPN Hospital Locker Design Receives Global Recognition appeared first on Laureate.

Encouraging Inclusivity through Communications

Karol Valdivia is helping address many of the inequalities faced by the deaf community in Honduras. The post Encouraging Inclusivity through Communications appeared first on Laureate.

Helping Young Children in Chile to be Happy Little Ones

An inspiring group of Commercial Engineering students from Andrés Bello University are helping entertain children, encourage their creativity, stimulate their imagination and reduce their reliance on digital devices during COVID-19 quarantine. The post Helping Young Children in Chile to be Happy Lit…
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Laureate Education Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Laureate Education founded?

    Laureate Education was founded in 1998.

  • Who are Laureate Education key executives?

    Laureate Education's key executives are Eilif Serck-Hanssen, Jean-Jacques Charhon and Timothy P. Grace.

  • How many employees does Laureate Education have?

    Laureate Education has 32,000 employees.

  • What is Laureate Education revenue?

    Latest Laureate Education annual revenue is $3.3 b.

  • What is Laureate Education revenue per employee?

    Latest Laureate Education revenue per employee is $101.6 k.

  • Who are Laureate Education competitors?

    Competitors of Laureate Education include Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Johns Hopkins University and National American University.

  • Where is Laureate Education headquarters?

    Laureate Education headquarters is located at 650 S Exeter St, Baltimore.

  • Where are Laureate Education offices?

    Laureate Education has an office in Baltimore.

  • How many offices does Laureate Education have?

    Laureate Education has 1 office.