University of Prince Edward Island: Statistics

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#1502 of 14,131 In the World
#412 of 2,597 In North America
#44 of 101 In Canada
#143 of 1,734 For Veterinary
Top50% For 69 other topics
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Quick Review

Acceptance rate
70%
Enrollment
4,336
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
www.upei.ca
Languages
English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate70%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate or recognized foreign equivalent
Academic CalendarSeptember to April (September - December; January-April)
Enrollment4,336

We've calculated the 70% acceptance rate for University of Prince Edward Island based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.

Research profile

University of Prince Edward Island has published 5,859 scientific papers with 104,074 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Biology, Medicine, Environmental Science, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Chemistry, Genetics, Engineering, Ecology, Biochemistry, and Physics.

Publications
5,859
Citations
104,074

University of Prince Edward Island majors

by publication & citation count

Biology
3,959 / 85,957
Medicine
3,284 / 67,505
Environmental Science
3,151 / 62,652
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
2,572 / 40,950
Chemistry
2,466 / 57,042
Genetics
2,095 / 53,087
Engineering
1,950 / 36,032
Ecology
1,836 / 39,487
Biochemistry
1,758 / 46,191
Physics
1,643 / 27,409
Computer Science
1,635 / 28,709
Geology
1,631 / 33,674
Pathology
1,407 / 36,410
Sociology
1,353 / 22,256
Psychology
1,346 / 24,255
Geography and Cartography
1,338 / 24,079
Political Science
1,267 / 18,476
Organic Chemistry
1,184 / 24,970
Paleontology
1,177 / 27,144
Law
1,153 / 17,900
Philosophy
1,057 / 14,627
History
949 / 15,630
Mathematics
914 / 14,529
Quantum and Particle physics
900 / 14,633
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation
818 / 16,792
Immunology
802 / 17,377
Archaeology
763 / 14,790
Materials Science
718 / 13,351
Business
713 / 9,640
Botany
702 / 14,156
Economics
700 / 8,719
Statistics
697 / 11,626
Veterinary
632 / 14,212
Public Health
618 / 12,975
Microbiology
601 / 14,674
Animal Science
598 / 14,879
Psychiatry
575 / 11,818
Zoology
557 / 11,242
Anatomy and Physiology
536 / 8,191
Demography
520 / 11,391

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 44 83
1991 49 72
1992 56 97
1993 52 119
1994 71 153
1995 66 188
1996 68 217
1997 74 289
1998 77 277
1999 79 336
2000 115 400
2001 101 623
2002 119 863
2003 118 913
2004 143 1058
2005 141 1372
2006 158 1769
2007 158 2023
2008 150 2263
2009 170 2860
2010 177 3063
2011 185 3620
2012 212 4249
2013 254 4635
2014 217 4931
2015 238 5301
2016 245 5335
2017 281 5913
2018 287 6320
2019 265 7132
2020 332 9002
2021 405 11416
2022 348 11275
Academic rankings

Tuition

International studetns Undergraduate programme: 6,428 per annum. Master of Business 32,640 per 2 year programme + 6,428 per year (This amount is paid in addition to full-time graduate student tuition). (CAD)
Local studetns Undergraduate programme: 5,520 per annum. Master of Business: 32,640 per 2 year programme. PhD in Educational Studies: 11,124 per 3 year programme. (CAD)

The University of Prince Edward Island has on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by University of Prince Edward Island.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes No
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes No
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes No
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine Yes Yes Yes
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
MaƮtrise/Master's Degree Business Administration, Education, Health Sciences, Island Studies, Natural Sciences, Nursing, Veterinary Science
Doctorat/Doctoral Degree Education, Veterinary Science

University of Prince Edward Island alumni

  1. Tyler Shaw

    Tyler Shaw
    Years
    1993-.. (age 30)
    Occupations
    singer
    Biography

    Tyler Shaw is a Canadian singer and actor. After winning the "MuchMusic Coca-Cola Covers Contest 2012" organized by the Canadian music cable channel MuchMusic, he released his debut single, "Kiss Goodnight", through Sony Music Canada in December 2012. The song was certified Gold by Music Canada in April 2013. His debut studio album, Yesterday, was released on September 4, 2015, by Sony Music. His second album Intuition was released on September 28, 2018, also by Sony Music.

  2. Wade MacLauchlan

    Wade MacLauchlan
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1954-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    politicianbiographer
    Biography

    H. Wade MacLauchlan CM OPEI, is a Canadian legal academic, university administrator, politician and community leader. He served as the fifth president of the University of Prince Edward Island from 1999 to 2011, becoming president emeritus in 2012. He served as the 32nd premier of Prince Edward Island from 2015 to 2019. His government was defeated in the April 23, 2019 general election. MacLauchlan announced his intention to step down as Liberal leader on 26 April 2019, and completed his term as Premier on 9 May 2019.

  3. J. Greg Peters

    J. Greg Peters
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1960-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    civil servant
    Biography

    John Gregory Peters is a retired superintendent of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the current usher of the Black Rod of the Senate of Canada. He was appointed to the position by order of the governor-in-council effective 1 October 2013. He was re-appointed on October 1, 2018 for another 5-year term.

  4. Bobby Morrissey

    Bobby Morrissey
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1954-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Robert Joseph Morrissey is a Canadian politician. He represents the electoral district of Egmont in the House of Commons of Canada. He is a member of the Liberal Party.

All 16 notable alumni

University of Prince Edward Island faculties and divisions

Faculty : Arts Ancient Civilizations, Anthropology, Arts and Humanities, Asian Studies, Canadian Studies, Classical Languages, Development Studies, Economics, English, Environmental Studies, Fine Arts, French, German, Greek (Classical), History, Island Studies, Journalism, Latin, Modern Languages, Music, Music Education, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Psychology, Public Administration, Religious Studies, Sociology, Spanish, Theatre, Women's Studies, Writing
Faculty : Education Adult Education, Education, Human Resources, International and Comparative Education, Leadership, Library Science, Natives Education
Faculty : Graduate Studies Business Administration, Education, Environmental Studies, Health Sciences, Island Studies, Leadership, Management, Materials Engineering, Molecular Biology, Veterinary Science
Faculty : Science Biology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Family Studies, Information Technology, Mathematics, Nutrition, Physics, Psychology, Radiology, Statistics, Veterinary Science
Faculty : Veterinary Anaesthesiology, Animal Husbandry, Biomedicine, Cardiology, Cell Biology, Endocrinology, Environmental Studies, Epidemiology, Health Administration, Health Sciences, Immunology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Neurosciences, Parasitology, Pathology, Physiology, Public Health, Surgery, Toxicology, Veterinary Science, Virology, Zoology
School : Business Accountancy, Business Administration, Hotel and Restaurant, International Business, Management, Tourism
School : Nursing Nursing

General information

Alternative names UPEI
Founded 1969
Motto Inspiring Excellence
Colors green, red

Location and contacts

Address 550 University Avenue
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, C1A 4P3
Canada
City population 36,000

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