Puerto Rico, often called Isla del Encanto, has everything from caves, to tropical forests, to nature reserves for you to explore. Explore the Torre and make friends with the locals, check out Boricua for some local music, or sing karaoke on special nights. Public and co-educational, the University of Puerto Rico serves a population of 3.6 million American citizens in Puerto Rico. Founded in 1903 as a small Teacher’s College in Rio Piedras, UPR encompasses a modern system with three main campuses, two university colleges, six regional colleges and other units throughout Puerto Rico. UPR's 58,000 students account for six percent of all Hispanics enrolled in U.S. institutions of higher learning.
Particularly strong academic offerings include architecture, environmental design, natural sciences (mathematics, chemistry, physics), Spanish literature, languages, history, translation, public administration, library sciences, education (TESOL), Caribbean studies, comparative literature, home economics, labor relations, art, music, psychology and cooperativism.