University of Prince Edward Island

country rank  41
world rank  1323

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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 Workforce and Advanced Learning, 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 49 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.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UPEI
Founded 1969
Motto Inspiring Excellence
Colours Green and red

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

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

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

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 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

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Prince Edward Island's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Department of Workforce and Advanced Learning, Prince Edward Island


Year of first Accreditation
1969

Affiliations

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

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018