University of Prince Edward Island

University of Prince Edward Island

Canada

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UPEI welcomes international students from over 70 countries and offers international student exchange opportunities with many institutions.

  • Home to nearly 4,500 students in a safe 160-acre campus
  • 1,100+ exceptional faculty/research staff
  • Only public university in the Province
  • Competitive entrance scholarships to international students
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About UPEI

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.

Study Options

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

Saudi Arabia
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.

Bahrain
Transcript of marks for grades 10, 11 and 12 (secondary school) and Tawjahiya.

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English score required

Minimum IELTS score

Postgraduate

7.0

Undergraduate

6.5

Minimum TOEFL IBT

Postgraduate

100

Undergraduate

80

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COSTS PER YEAR*
OVERALL COST OF LIVING

CAN$10108

CAMPUS ACCOMMODATION

CAN$5250

AVERAGE TUITION FEE PER YEAR*

UNDERGRADUATE

CAN$12310

POSTGRADUATE

CAN$12310

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

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