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Costa Rica

Consejo Nacional de Enseñanza Superior Universitaria Privada (CONESUP) (National Private University Higher Education Board)

http://conesup.mep.go.cr/

Duration and levels of accreditation

Accreditation standards

Evaluation process

Outcome/consequences of accreditation

Description of accreditation organization

Government Authority

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Sistema Nacional de Acreditación de la Educación Superior (SINAES) (National System for Higher Education Accreditation)

http://www.sinaes.ac.cr/

Duration and levels of accreditation

Accreditation standards

Evaluation process

Outcome/consequences of accreditation

Voluntary

Description of accreditation organization

Independent Entity

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Mexican Board for Accreditation of Medical Education (COMAEM)*

http://www.comaem.org.mx/

Duration and levels of accreditation

5 years

Accreditation standards

http://www.comaem.org.mx/?page_id=78

Evaluation process

Self-evaluation, verification, final decision by COMAEM
http://www.comaem.org.mx/?page_id=78

Outcome/consequences of accreditation

Voluntary

Description of accreditation organization

Independent Entity

* This accrediting agency is currently recognized by the World Federation for Medical Education (WFME) Programme for Recognition of Accreditation Agencies. This recognition by WFME does not imply that all medical schools operating in this country are currently accredited by the agency. Please refer to the accrediting agency directly for information regarding the accreditation status of specific medical schools.

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[Last update: September 18, 2020]