Kroton is the third largest private educacional company in Brazil and was founded in 1966 in Belo Horizonte. Operates in all educacional segments for over 45 years, such as preschool, elementary, secondary, adult high school, college preparatory school, free courses, and other related educational activities, as well as higher, professional, and post-graduation education.
Kroton has more than 443.0 thousand students being 325.5 thousand in higher, professional, and post-graduation education in 46 campuses located in 9 Brazilian states. Of these 263.000 undergraduates, 146.000 of them are in courses that do not face, transforming the company into the largest in Latin America in undergraduate not face.
The company also involves in the distribution, wholesale, retail, import, and export of textbooks, course books, magazines, and other publications. In addition, it engages in the licensing of school-related and pedagogical products. The company operates 22 own campuses under the Pitagoras brand; and 15 under the Unime, Unic, and Fama brands in 9 Brazilian states. It also operates 771 associated schools in Brazil under the Pitagoras brand, as well as 5 partner schools in Japan and a partner school in Canada.
Currently the company is the second largest Brazilian company in the higher education segment for number students, after Anhanguera Educacional and the third largest by revenue, after Anhanguera Educacional and Estácio and one of the largest in the world.
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