University of Prince Edward Island


Charlottetown, PEI, Canada

UPEI has a long standing tradition of academic excellence dating back to the early 19th century, with roots in its predecessor institutions, Prince of Wales College and St. Dunstan's University. UPEI was incorporated in 1969. 

Location 
UPEI is located in the city of Charlottetown, population 32,000. Charlottetown is PEI's capital and the birthplace of Canada. Historic streets, parks, buildings, shops, theatres, pubs, and art galleries provide a cozy setting for PEI’s only university. PEI has a population of 139,000, and is rich in heritage, culture, and a quality of life that is second to none. Located on Canada's east coast, the Island is famous for its stunning beaches, pastoral landscapes, cozy towns, and a dynamic cultural community. 

Program of Study 
UPEI welcomes students from over 50 different countries around the world. Classes are usually worth 3 credits. A typical full-time student at UPEI takes 5 courses per semester. This is a great option for science students! 

Living Arrangements 
In Blanchard Hall upper-level students are housed two to a suite, each with their own bedroom. Kitchen facilities are located in the suite. Andrew Hall houses two students per suite, each having their own bedroom. Bathroom facilities are shared. A dining hall is located on the first floor of the building. 

To apply for housing visit: 
http://www.upei.ca/studentlife/apply-residence 

Costs 
There is no application fee. Students pay home tuition. Housing with seven day meal plan costs approximately $4,271-$4,539. Housing with five day meal plan costs approximately $3,679-$4,358. Books cost about $100. Prices are subject to change. 

Eligibility 
Required: GPA 2.5, essay, 2 references, official transcript, 2 passport-sized photos. 

Deadline 
September 1 for Spring, and May 1 for Fall.