University of Prince Edward Island ,Charlottetown,Canada

  • Charlottetown,Canada
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Established in the year 1969, the University of Prince Edward Island is a government university offering a range of degrees at undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels. This university's history is closely connected with its founding institutions, namely Prince of Wales College and St. Dunstan's University. In the year 1969, this university welcomed its first batch of students, followed by the coalition of its founding members. As the university started to expand its academic curriculum, new faculties and schools, such as the Veterinary Medicine faculty and the Nursing school were added to it.

Nestled in the capital of Prince Edward Island City, Charlottetown, the university's campus has many amenities for its students. These amenities include dining halls, sports centers, daycare centers, science centers, libraries, and student centers. Students can utilize the benefits of on-campus accommodation and parking spaces. Several of the university's buildings have been named after staff, students and members who have significantly added to its success. The UPEI Health and Wellness Center aims to provide the students with high-quality health care to promote a healthy campus and community. Additionally, The Robertson Library has various educational resources for the students.

In the academic year of 2018-2019, the university experienced an increase in student enrolment compared to the previous academic year. The student's enrolment for undergraduate courses in the same year was 4,208 and the postgraduate enrolment was 461. Both enrolments had a hike of 2.1% and 8.0%, respectively. The University of Prince Edward Island welcomes international students across the world, and in 2

Nestled in the capital of Prince Edward Island City, Charlottetown, the university's campus has many amenities for its students. These amenities include dining halls, sports centers, daycare centers, science centers, libraries, and student centers. Students can utilize the benefits of on-campus accommodation and parking spaces. Several of the university's buildings have been named after staff, students and members who have significantly added to its success. The UPEI Health and Wellness Center aims to provide the students with high-quality health care to promote a healthy campus and community. Additionally, The Robertson Library has various educational resources for the students.

In the academic year of 2018-2019, the university experienced an increase in student enrolment compared to the previous academic year. The student's enrolment for undergraduate courses in the same year was 4,208 and the postgraduate enrolment was 461. Both enrolments had a hike of 2.1% and 8.0%, respectively. The University of Prince Edward Island welcomes international students across the world, and in 2018, the total international student enrolment was 1,164. In the year 2017-2018, the average class size was 25, and the student to faculty ratio measured up to be 16:1. In the same year, the university received a research income of $12.9 Million. Additionally, the number of scholarship recipients was 2,149.

The University of Prince Edward Island has managed to create several notable alumni, who are pioneering in their respective fields. These alumni are often awarded awards and recognition by the university to appreciate their achievements in society. Some of them are renowned businessman Frank Zakem, businessman Henry Callbeck, politician Mike Duffy, physician Lorne Bonnell, and singer Tyler Shaw. This university has 26,529 alumni in 79 different countries. Presently, The UPEI Alumni Association is responsible for maintaining a close-knit bond between the alumni and the university.

Year of establishment1969
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Also Known AsUPEI
Size of Campus in acres140
UG/PG Course Ratio0.11
Endowments ValueCanadian Dollar 40 million
No.of Campuses1
Yearly Hostel & Meals Expense10628 CAD
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University of Prince Edward Island Fees

CoursesDuration1st Year Tuition Fees
B.E. / B.Tech(2 Courses)(4 years)INR 8.45 L - 8.61 L
MBA/PGDM(2 Courses)(12-20 months)INR 17.89 L - 19.2 L
B.Sc.(10 Courses)(4 years)INR 8.36 L - 8.45 L
BBA(4 Courses)(2-4 years)INR 8.36 L - 8.45 L
BHM(1 Courses)(4 years)INR 8.45 L

University of Prince Edward Island Scholarships

Reverend Vincent Murnaghan Memorial Scholarship
Rs. 61,930
Engineering,Science,Medicine + 3 more
International Scholastic Achievement Prize
Rs. 92,895
Engineering,Science,Medicine + 3 more
UPEI Undergraduate Entrance Scholarship
Rs. 1,85,790
Engineering,Science,Humanities + 2 more
Royal Commonwealth Society (PEI Branch) Award
Rs. 37,158
Engineering,Science,Medicine + 3 more

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University of Prince Edward Island Entry Criteria

CoursesExams
B.E. / B.Tech(2 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 80.0 & Above

: 58.0 & Above

MBA/PGDM(2 Courses)

: Accepted

: 100.0 & Above

: 66.0 & Above

B.Sc.(10 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 80.0 & Above

: 58.0 & Above

BBA(4 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 80.0 & Above

: 58.0 & Above

BHM(1 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 80.0 & Above

: 58.0 & Above

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On-campus Accommodation

Available

  • University provides on campus housing facility to it's students
  • Guaranteed accommodation is available to first year undergraduate students
  • University has three residence halls Bernardine Hall, Bill and Denise Andrew Hall and Blanchard Hall. where the Blanchard hall is available to upper-year, graduate students
  • University also provide dining facility to all the students resides on campus
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Off-campus Accommodation

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  • The average rent is 600 to 700 CAD/month
  • The residence type includes studio apartments, 3 bedroom apartments, 4 bedroom apartments and shared apartments
  • Almost all the student apartments come furnished with basic amenities  such as a bed, desk, chair, and dresser or wardrobe
  • Grocery, entertainment, health and public transport amenities are conveniently located nearby

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Average 1st Year Tuition Cost
BSc INR 19.5 L
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MS INR 11.2 L
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BE/Btech INR 21.8 L
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MA INR 9.6 L
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BBA INR 16.6 L
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MIM INR 18.3 L
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MEng INR 15.3 L
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MASc INR 12.6 L
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MBA INR 26.3 L
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MFA INR 10.3 L
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MArch INR 20.7 L
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BHM INR 12.2 L
Average Hostel & Meals Expense

INR 5.9 L (based on 139 colleges listed on Studyabroad.shiksha.com)

Average Admission Exam ScoresTOEFL: 85
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IELTS: 6.5
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PTE: 59
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GRE: 306
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GMAT: 560
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University of Prince Edward Island FAQs

Q. What is the average tuition fee for the university?

A. The average tuition fee for the university is INR 10 Lacs for a year.

Q. How much TOEFL and IELTS score is required for the admission to the university?

A. An IELTS score of 6.5 and above while a TOEFL score of 80 and above is required for the admission to the university.

Q. What is the acceptance rate of the university?

A. The acceptance rate of the university is 65%. Hence, it is not very easy to get into the university.

Q. How many students are enrolled at the university?

A. Around 5000 students are enrolled in different courses at the university.

Q. What is the male - female ratio at the university?

A. Almost 39% male and 61% female study at the university.

Q. Are there on-campus lodging and fooding facilities available for students?

A. Yes, there are on-campus lodging and food facilities available for students.

Q. How many total faculties are available for students?

A. Around 274 faculties are available for students at the university.

Q. How many intake seasons are there for the university?

A. There are 3 intake seasons for the university- fall, winter and summer.

Q. How much GRE and GMAT score is required for the admission to the university?

A. A GMAT score of 560 and a GRE score of 309 is required for the admission to the university.

Q. What are the documents required for the admission to the university?

A. The documents required for the admission to the university are:
  • A valid passport
  • Acceptance letter from the institution
  • Fee Receipt
  • Financial Statements
  • SOP
  • Proof of Funds
  • Passport Size Photograph
  • English Language Proficiency Test Score

Q. How much is the application fee for the university?

A. CAD 50 is required for the admission to the university.
Location
University CityCharlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Size of citySmall
Population of City36,094
Wikipedia Linkhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charlottetown

Contact Details

Address

550 University Avenue, Charlottetown Prince Edward Island, Canada C1A 4P3
Charlottetown ( Prince Edward Island)

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Email

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