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(s)

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

T +1 (902) 566 0439

F +1 (902) 566 0420

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

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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
Men and Women (coed)

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

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 Enrolment Range 4,000-4,999

Academic Staff
Total Faculty Range 900-999

Control Type

Public

Entity Type

Non-Profit

Academic Calendar

Semesters

Campus Setting

Suburban

Religious Affiliation
None

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Facilities and Services

Library

Yes Go to University of Prince Edward Island's Library

Housing

Yes

Sport Facilities

Yes

Financial Aids
Not reported

Study Abroad

Yes

Distance Learning
Not reported

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

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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