University of Prince Edward Island: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#1471 of 14,131 In the World
#416 of 2,597 In North America
#43 of 101 In Canada
#77 of 1,008 For Veterinary
Top50% For 17 other topics

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
Full time employee950
Student:staff ratio5:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
4,072
Citations
98,837

University of Prince Edward Island majors

by publication & citation count

Medicine
1,464 / 39,953
Biology
1,229 / 37,167
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
720 / 13,272
Environmental Science
550 / 12,877
Chemistry
345 / 9,564
Veterinary
308 / 10,070
Psychology
280 / 6,743
Engineering
256 / 5,583
Physics
228 / 4,399
Computer Science
221 / 5,964
Animal Science
215 / 6,487
Ecology
213 / 6,520
Demography
195 / 4,951
Business
195 / 5,599
Sociology
192 / 2,807
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation
170 / 3,166
Pathology
159 / 2,544
Anatomy and Physiology
143 / 3,661
Mathematics
139 / 1,667
Microbiology
139 / 4,673
Health Science
137 / 3,249
Virology
118 / 3,989
Zoology
115 / 3,251
Economics
114 / 3,081
Biochemistry
114 / 4,438
Geography and Cartography
108 / 2,244
Materials Science
107 / 2,342
Art & Design
106 / 1,040
Public Health
104 / 3,923
Education Majors
98 / 920
Surgery
88 / 1,498
Political Science
86 / 1,068
Anesthesiology
74 / 1,948
Immunology
72 / 1,984
Botany
67 / 950
Molecular Biology
61 / 1,255
Environmental Management
59 / 1,237
Physical Therapy
55 / 6,441
History
51 / 198
Pharmacology
51 / 2,029

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 45 96
1992 50 150
1993 42 184
1994 64 221
1995 55 265
1996 68 311
1997 62 432
1998 68 418
1999 73 583
2000 100 709
2001 94 894
2002 123 1237
2003 112 1298
2004 139 1575
2005 147 2125
2006 160 2628
2007 141 3083
2008 151 3566
2009 166 4439
2010 179 4801
2011 189 5574
2012 201 6514
2013 247 6889
2014 218 7488
2015 237 7541
2016 251 7425
2017 268 7827
2018 277 8158
2019 252 9073
2020 294 11288
2021 323 12762

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

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities ++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences +++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics +
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine +
Engineering | IT +
Maths | Natural Sciences ++
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 29)
    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 68)
    Occupations
    biographerpolitician
    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 April 26, 2019, and completed his term as Premier on May 9, 2019.

  3. J. Greg Peters

    J. Greg Peters
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    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 68)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Robert Joseph "Bobby" 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.

General info

Alternative names UPEI
Founded 1969
Accreditation Department of Workforce and Advanced Learning of Prince Edward Island
Motto Inspiring Excellence
Colors green, red
Academic structure Atlantic Veterinary College
Faculty of Science
School of Nursing
Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Education
School of Business Administration
Affiliations and memberships Universities Canada (UC)
Worldwide Universities Network (WUN)
Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)
Canadian University Press (CUP)

Location and Contacts

Address 550 University Avenue
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, C1A 4P3
Canada
City population 36,000
Phone +1 (902) 566 0439
Fax +1 (902) 566 0420

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