Texila American University (TAU) is an offshore private medical school, owned by the Texila American University Ltd – Hong Kong (TAU-HK). TAU-HK is a project of the ALLTERE Education Management Company. Texila’s U.S. offices are in New Jersey. The University is located in Guyana, South America and offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in medicine, nursing, public health and allied sciences.
The school is registered with the National Accreditation Council of Guyana and has applied for accreditation with the Caribbean Accreditation Authority for Education in Medicine and other Health Professions. It is listed in both FAIMERs and the World Directory of Medical Schools.
AU was established in Guyana in September 2010 offering courses in medicine and dentistry. The initial classes ere offered at the Critchlow Labour College on Woolford Avenue in Georgetown, and in 2011, they moved to a campus in Goedverwagting, Sparendaam. In 2012, the university expanded its programs to offer nursing certifications. TAU graduated its first set doctors in 2014, followed by hundreds of graduate physicians in 2015, 2016 and 2017 out of a total enrollment of 422 students from 35 countries. In 2014, the school began an expansion hoping to accommodate up to 1000 students at a new campus located in Providence, East Bank Demerara.
TAU has a campus in Zambia and Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates.