University of Prince Edward Island

country rank  43
world rank  1537

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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 (EduListing 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 EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 51 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

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
T +1 (902) 566 0439
F +1 (902) 566 0420

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 550 University Avenue
Charlottetown C1A 4P3
+1 (902) 894 2801

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 900-999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

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


Institutional Accreditation

Department of Workforce and Advanced Learning, Prince Edward Island

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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