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University of Prince Edward Island

country rank 38
world rank 1204

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University Overview

Established in 1969, University of Prince Edward Island is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Charlottetown (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Prince Edward Island. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Education, Prince Edward Island, University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 48 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Canadian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UPEI also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name

Acronym

UPEI

Founded

1969

Motto

Inspiring Excellence

Colours

Green and red

Mascot

Pride the Panther

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University Location

Address

550 University Avenue
Charlottetown (population range: 10,000-49,999)
C1A 4P3 Prince Edward Island Canada

Telehone

+1 (902) 566 0439

Telefax

+1 (902) 566 0420

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

Undergraduate
Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees


Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of University of Prince Edward Island for detailed information on areas of study and degree levels currently offered; the above uniRank Degree Levels and Areas of Study Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local students 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)
International students 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro) 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate University of Prince Edward Island's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above uniRank Yearly Tuition Range Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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University Admissions

Gender Admission

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)

International Students

International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection

Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades

Admission Rate

Admission Rate 60-70%

Admission Office

550 University Avenue
Charlottetown C1A 4P3+1 (902) 894 2801

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate University of Prince Edward Island's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment

Total Student Enrolment 4,000-4,999

Academic Staff

Total Faculty and Academic Staff 900-999

Control Type

Control Type Public

Entity Type

Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar Semesters

Campus Setting

Campus Setting Suburban

Religious Affiliation

None

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Facilities and Services

Library

University Library Yes Go to 's Library

Housing

University Housing and Accommodation Yes

Sport Facilities

University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids

Not reported

Study Abroad

Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes

Distance Learning

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Important: please contact or visit the official website of University of Prince Edward Island for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

Accreditation Seal Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Department of Education, Prince Edward Island


Year of first Accreditation

1969



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the University of Prince Edward Island as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • Universities Canada (UC)
  • Worldwide Universities Network (WUN)
  • Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)
  • Canadian University Press (CUP)


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