University of Prince Edward Island

University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) is a public liberal arts and science University located in Prince of Edward Island, Canada. The University offers several bachelor's degree programs through the faculties of Arts, Business, Education, Nursing, Science, Sustainable Design Engineering and Veterinary Medicine.
  • Average Tuition CAD 20,000
  • Acceptance Rate 61%
  • Students 4,433
  • International Students 21%
  • Total Annual Cost CAD 32,500
  • Intakes Fall Spring Summer
  • Application Deadline April 1 September 1 March 1
  • Transfer Yes
  • Campus Setting Urban

School Description

University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) offers bachelor's degree programs in a number of subjects including Music, Journalism, Business Studies, Education and Nursing. The programs are designed to provide smaller class sizes with easy access to professors, personalised teaching and career-focused outcomes. UPEI offers on-campus, well-equipped accommodation to up to 440 students, through three different buildings. All rooms and apartments come with wireless Internet and a telephone line. The campus offers a number of clubs and social activities to students, as well as a library and bookstore. UPEI also has an International Student Office that offers a number of services to international students to ensure a seamless learning experience.
  • 01Offers over $5.6 million to students in scholarships, international exchange and study opportunities.
  • 02The University is reputed for research and academics, and is home to several Canada Research Chairs, one Canada Excellence Research Chair, a UNESCO Chair, endowed or sponsored research chairs and 3M Teaching award-winning professors.
  • 03UPEI has a well-equipped campus with over 29 academic and support services buildings, research centers, a 76,000 square-foot Sustainable Design Engineering building, sports track and field facility and sports center, and two NHL-sized ice surfaces for winter sports.

Bachelor Programs

  • 550 University Ave, Charlottetown, PE C1A 4P3, Canada

    Accounting

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.

  • 550 University Ave, Charlottetown, PE C1A 4P3, Canada

    Business Administration

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Administration. The program offers courses that focus on the study of management theory; human resource management and behavior; accounting, purchasing and logistics; organization and production; marketing; and business decision-making.

  • 550 University Ave, Charlottetown, PE C1A 4P3, Canada

    Education

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the concepts of Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of research, and administrative and support services related to learning and teaching.

  • 550 University Ave, Charlottetown, PE C1A 4P3, Canada

    Entrepreneurship

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge required to perform development, marketing and management functions associated with owning and operating a business.

  • 550 University Ave, Charlottetown, PE C1A 4P3, Canada

    Finance

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Finance. The program offers courses that focus on the study of core business disciplines such as management, accounting, and marketing.

  • 550 University Ave, Charlottetown, PE C1A 4P3, Canada

    International Business

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the law, the policies, and the regulations governing transnational businesses and commercial practices. The program offers a wide range of courses that provide students with insights into global economic and business climates.

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    Marketing

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of marketing research and consumer behavior. The program offers courses that focus on the study of demand analysis; profit relationships; pricing theory; marketing campaigns and strategic planning; market segments; advertising methods; and sales operations and management.

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    Nursing

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Nursing. The program offers courses that focus on the study of biology, physiology, chemistry, and anatomy. The program also includes a practical clinical component.

  • 550 University Ave, Charlottetown, PE C1A 4P3, Canada

    Organizational Management

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of topics related to business; management; finance; economics; marketing; customers operations; communication; information technology; business policy; and strategy.

  • 550 University Ave, Charlottetown, PE C1A 4P3, Canada

    Public Administration

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Public Administration. The program offers courses that focus on the study of management theory; human resource management and behavior; accounting, purchasing and logistics; organization and production; marketing; and business decision-making.

  • 550 University Ave, Charlottetown, PE C1A 4P3, Canada

    Sustainable Design Engineering

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical, scientific and technological principles in reference to the design of engines, machines, structures, and electrical systems.

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    Tourism and Hospitality

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Hospitality Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of hospitality law, international tourism management, hospitality accounting, events management, housekeeping operations, revenue management, and organizational behavior.

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Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 2.80
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 80
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.50
  • Minimum PTE 58

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          • Testimony
            2009-2010, BS in Computer science

            UPEI Has a great CS Program that really help fresh grads shine in the industry and have unique skills.

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            2010-2012, M. Ed., B. Ed (HRD)

            UPEI is a great small university. It is easy to form relationships with both students and profs.

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            1989-1993, Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

            This smaller unique University setting provides close personal attention from the faculty that inspires the student to concentrate and learn with an open mind. With the tremendous expansion of the University i highly recommend your enrollment particularly if you enjoy sports while building your future. .