Stand out from the crowd at the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI)—one of Canada’s top teaching universities…
UPEI is located in Charlottetown, the capital city of Prince Edward Island, on Canada’s east coast. Home to approximately 4,500 students, the 160-acre campus is friendly and safe, and within walking distance of downtown. UPEI’s natural beauty is showcased along an Island-wide hiking and biking trail that borders the campus. Student residences provide attractive, secure housing, with flexible meal plans. Details about this in the Residential Life section…
Prince Edward Island is the Birthplace of Confederation of Canada, and UPEI has a history of over 200 years of providing higher education since 1804.
Students Come First
Students cite small class size, with easy access to professors, as top reasons for choosing UPEI. They value UPEI’s supportive learning environment and the emphasis placed on interactive teaching and learning. Being the only public university in the Province, UPEI gets strong support, and its tuitions among the more affordable
Perfect Blend of Old and New
UPEI combines teaching excellence with research innovation, steeped in the traditions of more than 200 years of higher education. Fully modernized historic buildings stand beside new, state-of-the-art facilities.
Undergraduate academic programs are offered in Arts, Science, Business, Design Engineering, Mathematical and Computational Sciences, Education, Nursing, Business, and Veterinary Medicine. UPEI offers a growing range of graduate programs across its faculties and schools.
In addition to gaining an excellent academic foundation in a wide range of subject areas, UPEI students enjoy exceptional opportunities to work alongside their professors, researching such areas as animal and human health, nutrisciences, bioresources, and economic and environmental sustainability. More in the Research section…
Dedicated to Student Success
UPEI’s students enjoy:
- International student orientation where international advisors assist students to adjust academically and culturally, as do UPEI student ambassadors. More in the Student Life section…
- Scholarships and bursaries
- The International Student ‘Buddy’ Program that ensures students a smooth transition to a new country, culture, and environment. More in the Student Life section…
- UPEI’s English Academic Preparation (EAP) program that is available for students who need help improving their English-language skills. Details in the English Academic Preparation section…
UPEI offers a supportive community that will help students explore their options to succeed at the University and around the world. Apply to UPEI today!
Entry Requirements for students from Middle East
Tawjihiya (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) with an average of 75 – 80 on five required subjects or First year standing in a recognized university with minimum "C" average.
United Arab Emirates
Transcript for grades 10, 11 and 12. Tawjihiyya with an average of at least 75 - 80% is required or First Year standing from a recognized university.
Transcript of marks for grades 10, 11 and 12 (secondary school) and Tawjahiya.