Puerto Rico is dedicated to providing quality educational opportunities that allow students to achieve higher standards of excellence. The University of Puerto Rico's (UPR) Mayagüez Campus, for example, ranks 1st in graduating Hispanic engineers, 2nd in graduating women engineers, 1st in the number of graduated chemical engineers and 11th in granting chemical engineering master degrees among U.S. institutions.
K-12 School System
There are 1,319 schools in the Puerto Rico public school system with another 500 private primary and secondary schools also located on the island.
K-12 School System Enrollment
With more than 50 institutions of post-secondary learning, including universities, colleges, community colleges and technical institutes, Puerto Rico offers a diverse array of higher education opportunities. The largest public university in Puerto Rico is the multi-campus University of Puerto Rico.
Higher Education Enrollment 2010-2011