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UPEI: Canada’s Education Destination Discover More at UPEI Campus Life...in Class First-Year Programs, Courses, and Supports Faculty of Arts School of Business Faculty of Education School of Nursing Faculty of Science New Schools at UPEI Faculty of Veterinary Medicine In Residence On Campus Athletics and Recreation Student Union—Societies, Clubs, and Services Global Campus Study Abroad International Students Admission Requirements Tuition and General Fees—Canadian Students Tuition and General Fees—International Students Financial Assistance Common ¢ents Scholarships, Bursaries, and Awards How To Apply—Canadian Students How To Apply—International Students More Questions? First-Year Advisors Get Social with UPEI General Resources and Support


UPEI: Canada’s Education Destination Welcome to UPEI! This Viewbook

The UPEI campus is centrally

was designed to give you an idea of

the vibrant and beautiful

what makes going to university on

located in Charlottetown, provincial capital of Prince Edward Island. Charlottetown

Prince Edward Island such an amazing

has all the amenities you could

experience. So kick back, relax, and get

great restaurants, shops,

to know all about us!

want and need, including and entertainment. It has a reputation for being a safe city that offers heartfelt Island

GREAT THINGS COME IN SMALL PACK AGES

hospitality and a real sense of

Prince Edward Island (PEI) may be Canada’s smallest province but what

“home away from home.”

it lacks in size it makes up for in heart! PEI is known for its red sandy coast, its green rolling hills, and has a reputation in Canada as a culinary and cultural destination.

ONTARIO

QUÉBEC

PEI Montréal Detroit

CHARLOTTETOWN

Atlantic Ocean

Toronto Boston New York

U.S.A.

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PEI Fast Facts

PHOTO BY: Paul Baglole

• Total population: 146,447

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—over 34,000 living in Charlottetown. • We are the smallest of Canada’s 10 provinces. • Charlottetown is the Birthplace of Confederation. • The Mi’kmaq were PEI’s original inhabitants—they called it Abegweit— meaning “cradled on the waves.” • PEI is 280 kilometres long, tip to tip. • PEI has over 800 kilometres of beaches. • The Confederation Trail is 273 kilometres long and stretches from one end of the Island to the other. It’s open to hikers, cyclists, runners, crosscountry skiers, and even snowmobilers, depending on the season! • The world-famous book, Anne of Green Gables, published in 1908, was written by PEI native Lucy Maud Montgomery.


P H O T O BY: Tourism PEI/Stephen DesRoches

P H O T O BY: Alan Deveau

UPE I V IE WBO O K | 5 P H O T O BY: Yvonne Duivenvoorden

P H O T O BY: Yvonne Duivenvoorden


UPEI at a Glance • Over 4,300 students • Over 250 faculty • Student-to-faculty ratio of 17:1 • The University has been providing higher education for over 200 years

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• Campus Size: 140 acres—that’s

• School mascot: Pride,

like 102 football fields! • You can enjoy a 20-minute walk to the heart of downtown Charlottetown or you can take public transit • You are never more than 15 minutes from the ocean

the Panther • Colours: green and white, rust and gold • Motto: Fides Scientia Beneficium or “Faith, Knowledge, Service”


Discover More at UPEI UPEI students get more individualized attention and plenty of room to build a strong support network within the campus community. Where else will your professor recognize you in line at the local coffee shop? Or where else can you grab your books STUDENTS TODAY ARE INCREDIBLY FORWARD THINKING ,

focusing on their future careers, and what they need to do to get them where they want to be. But they also know how to appreciate the present. They want a school to give them a great post-secondary education and a rich, dynamic, and fun university experience. For students looking to break away from the pack, UPEI’s small campus environment delivers in a big way!

and head to the beach to study? UPEI’s relaxed culture and laid-back atmosphere lets students enjoy learning and sets them up for success now and in years to come. You can be ready for tomorrow by being here today.

Our students belong to a community that’s not like other “big box schools.” They have the unique opportunity to learn in a place that sees them as more than just a number.

BE READY FOR

TOMORROW.

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TOP REASONS

WHY UPEI IS CANADA’S EDUCATION DESTINATION 1

PHOTO BY: Stephen Harris

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We have a rich 200-YEAR HISTORY of academic excellence and research innovation. More than $5.6 MILLION in scholarships, bursaries, and awards. UPEI prides itself in having small class sizes offering a HIGHLY PERSONALIZED LEARNING experience.

Our unique FIRST-YEAR EXPERIENCE gives students who are new to post-secondary education the foundation they need to launch successfully into their academic life and beyond.

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Our faculty members are all EXPERTS IN THEIR CHOSEN

FIELDS of study and, perhaps more importantly, want to share

PHOTO BY: Carrie Gregory

that passion with those they teach.

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PEI might be Canada’s

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comprehensive understanding of your field of study.

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by soft blue skies, to the epic

administration get to know you. They go out of their way to

UPEI’s GLOBAL EXCHANGES allow students to study abroad at one of our 60 exchange partnerships in 25 countries around the world.

ocean views framed by our matter which way you look,

YOU’RE A NAME NOT A NUMBER. Faculty, staff, and find out what your goals are and help you achieve them.

also the prettiest. From the

famous red sand cliffs, no

CLASSROOM. UPEI has a variety of co-operative learning, internship, and practicum opportunities to give you a more

smallest province, but we’re rolling green fields topped

Not all learning can or SHOULD BE DONE IN THE

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Likewise, students from these universities can come to UPEI to get a WORLD-CLASS EDUCATION and experience Canadian

PEI IS A SLICE OF PARADISE

culture—PEI style! Twenty per cent of our student body is

waiting to be explored.

made up of international students.

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CAMPUS LIFE...IN CLASS Every member of our faculty and staff works to create a rich learning environment that inspires, excites, and motivates our students to ask questions, seek answers, and achieve their academic best. Small class size means a lower studentto-faculty ratio, a more personalized learning experience, and easier access to assistance outside of class time.

DISCOVER MORE AT:

upei.ca

First-Year Programs, Courses, and Supports Your decision to come to university marks a turning point in your life. UPEI’s University 100 program is designed to help you make the most of your university experience. Dedicated faculty will work with you to help you develop:

• critical thinking skills • communication skills • writing skills • study skills • research skills

University 100 provides a supportive transition from high school to university.

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FACULTY OF ARTS What We Offer: A solid education in the liberal arts, committed to rigorous study and inquiry, belief in the value of knowledge, lifelong capacity building, and the development of the whole person. What can you do with an Arts degree? Anything you want!

UNDERGRADUATE

MAKING YOUR FIRST STEP THE RIGHT STEP

Acadian Studies (minor) Anthropology (major) Asian Studies (minor) Canadian Studies (major) Catholic Studies (minor) Christian Studies (minor) Classics (minor) Diversity and Social Justice Studies (major) Economics (major) English (major) Environmental Studies (minor) Fine Arts (minor) French (major) History (major) International Development (minor) Island Studies (minor) Journalism (major) Medieval and Renaissance Studies (minor) Modern Languages (minor) Music (major or bachelor) Music Education (major) Philosophy (major) Political Science (major) Psychology (major) Religious Studies (major) Social Studies of Science (minor) Sociology (major) Spanish (major) Theatre Studies (minor) University Writing (minor)

We live in a complex world—the pace of change has never been faster. An Arts degree helps us make sense of our dynamic society; it helps us understand how we got where we are, and it helps plan for where we are going. Give yourself a life-long advantage: study arts.

An Arts degree doesn’t prepare you for one specific job; it gives you the foundation for hundreds of possible careers.

GRADUATE Master of Arts in Island Studies

DISCOVER MORE AT:

upei.ca/arts

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SCHOOL OF BUSINESS What We Offer: We are bridging the gap between education and practical business experience through flexible program offerings and an emphasis on experiential learning.

UNDERGRADUATE

In response to the changing competitive environment that our students

Bachelor of Business Administration Specializations: • Accounting • Entrepreneurship • Finance • International Business • Marketing • Organizational Management • Tourism and Hospitality

face upon graduation, we have adapted our undergraduate curriculum

Accelerated Bachelor of Business Administration

Our business case teams are making waves on the world stage!

Bachelor of Business in Tourism and Hospitality

to include specializations. We offer students the opportunity to gain practical business knowledge and valuable public speaking skills through case-based learning and participating in national and international case competitions.

Bachelor of Business Studies Certificate in Accounting Certificate in Business Co-operative Education, Business Minor in Business Administration Public Administration GRADUATE Executive Master of Business Administration

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FACULTY OF EDUCATION What We Offer: A commitment to life-long learning in undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate studies to develop critical reflection, compassion, and innovation for educational leaders—including teachers, community-based educators, and researchers in a variety of local and global contexts!

POST-DEGREE

We offer a 60 credit-hour, 12-month post-degree Bachelor of Education

Bachelor of Education • International Education • Indigenous Education • Adult Education

(BEd) program in English and in French (BEd—Français langue seconde). This program is designed to provide the variety of courses and extended field experiences through which students can develop

Bachelor of Education—Français langue seconde • International Education • Indigenous Education • Adult Education Certificate Programs • Certificate in Adult Education • Certificate in Education Leadership in Nunavut

the knowledge and skills needed to teach in the modern classroom.

“UPEI is one of the most forward-thinking universities in Canada offering a BEd... choosing UPEI is a no-brainer.” —UPEI BEd Student

GRADUATE

• Master of Education • PhD in Educational Studies

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SCHOOL OF NURSING What We Offer: An opportunity to learn in an environment that encourages creative and critical inquiry; to prepare competent practitioners grounded in the principles of Primary Health Care; and to provide leadership to a changing system of health care.

UNDERGRADUATE Bachelor of Science in Nursing POST-DEGREE Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing GRADUATE Master of Nursing

The goal of nursing is to promote wellness and health care for individuals, families, groups, and communities. The School of Nursing at the University of Prince Edward Island offers students an interactive academic environment that helps them become critically reflective practitioners, advocates, educators, and professional leaders. Our 4-year undergraduate program, along with our 2-year accelerated program for students with a previous degree, prepares graduates to write licensure examinations to practice nursing and to hold membership in the Association of Registered Nurses of Prince Edward Island. The Master of Nursing program offers a Thesis and a Nurse Practitioner stream. NCLEX-RN PREPARATION

The National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses, or NCLEX-RN, is the standard exam you need to write to establish your initial RN registration. UPEI incorporates the NCLEX-RN format into its curriculum so students are fully prepared to take the final exam.

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upei.ca/nursing


FACULTY OF SCIENCE What We Offer: A diverse blend of programs combining innovative learning approaches with practical hands-on experience on the job, in a lab, and in the field. We offer almost 200 courses in 17 different graduate and undergraduate programs.

This is science at its best—a cycle of learning and analysis that leads to answers that in turn encourage more relevant and timely questions.

UNDERGRADUATE Applied Human Sciences Biology Biomedical Physics (Minor) Biotechnology (Articulation) Chemistry Sustainable Design Engineering (see page 16)

PRE-VETERINARY MEDICINE STREAM

Environmental Studies

The pre-vet stream is a structured selection of undergraduate courses

Mathematical and Computational Sciences (see page 16)

from various disciplines within the sciences. Pre-vet students participate

Paramedicine

in information sessions and presentations by Atlantic Veterinary College

Physics

professors. Students who enter the pre-veterinary stream are not

Pre-Veterinary Medicine Stream

guaranteed entry into the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program, but

Psychology

they can declare a major within science after two years, and complete

Radiography

that major within four.

Wildlife Conservation (Articulation) GRADUATE Master of Science PhD in Environmental Sciences PhD in Molecular and Macromolecular Sciences

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upei.ca/science

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NEW SCHOOL OF SUSTAINABLE DESIGN ENGINEERING What We Offer: UPEI’s new School of Sustainable Design Engineering is devoted to developing engineers with exceptional design skills combined with a global perspective, eager to put skills and knowledge to work.

UNDERGRADUATE

The first program of its kind in Canada, UPEI’s Sustainable Design

Bachelor of Science in Engineering

Engineering degree incorporates a transformative approach to putting innovation into action. Students have the opportunity to

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focus on bioresources, sustainable energy, or mechatronics as they work as junior consulting engineers alongside faculty, industry, and community partners.

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upei.ca/engineering

NEW SCHOOL OF MATHEMATICAL AND COMPUTATIONAL SCIENCES UNDERGRADUATE Mathematics*

What We Offer:

Statistics*

Unique to Atlantic Canada, UPEI's new School of Mathematical

Computer Science*

and Computational Sciences focuses on applied areas of

Computer Science, specializing in Video Game Programming

mathematics, computer science, and statistics, enabling

Bachelor of Science with Majors in:

Actuarial Science

graduates to immediately contribute to assessing risks and solving problems.

Financial Mathematics Analytics, specializing in Data Analytics Analytics, specializing in Business Analytics Mathematics with Engineering

The 4-year degree program features small class sizes, accessible professors, and a multitude of active-learning opportunities.

*Honours program also available

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upei.ca/school_mcs


FACULTY OF VETERINARY MEDICINE What We Offer: An outstanding Veterinary Medicine education and learning experience within a tightly knit, supportive community and the most advanced technologies combined with the basic principles of individual student attention and respect, creating a positive and interactive environment.

POST-DEGREE Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

ATLANTIC VETERINARY COLLEGE

The Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) is the only institution in Atlantic

GRADUATE

Canada educating doctors of veterinary medicine. We proactively keep

Master of Science (Faculty of Veterinary Medicine)

our class size small. Smaller classes mean that each student gets the

Master of Veterinary Science PhD in Veterinary Medicine Postgraduate Diploma in Pathology or Microbiology

personalized attention necessary to handle the challenging career path that lies before them. Applicants must have at least 20 undergraduate credits before they are eligible to apply for the program. Only 63 students per year are accepted in the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Program at AVC. More than 1,400 graduates now work in private practice, academia, research, government, and industry worldwide.

The Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program at the AVC has one of the lowest student-tofaculty ratios in North America.

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IN RESIDENCE LIVE SOCIALIZE CONNECT EXPERIENCE LIVING IN RESIDENCE GIVES YOU the opportunity to get

involved fully with campus life. You make new friends, have a blast participating in residence events, and take your university

TOP REASONS TO LIVE IN RESIDENCE:

experience to a whole new level of fun. Whether you’re fresh

• Convenience—close to

out of high school or a mature student, UPEI residences are a

class, library, and gym.

great way to really enjoy your time at UPEI. Ask about our new

• No weather worries.

residence guarantee program for first-year students.

• No extra bills to worry about.

• Food! Food! Food!—No menu planning, grocery shopping, cooking, or cleaning.

• Safety—Security—Peace of Mind.

• No furniture needed. • Residence events, Blanchard Hall

BernardineHall

Andrew Hall

activities, and opportunities to get involved.

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upei.ca/studentlife/residence

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ON CAMPUS ATHLETICS AND RECREATION

UPEI has some of the best sports and recreation facilities in Canada. PRIDE IN OUR STUDENT-ATHLETES AND THEIR ACCOMPLISHMENTS RUNS DEEP. Find our varsity and club programs at gopanthersgo.ca

• Hockey • Soccer • Rugby • Basketball • Track & Field

• Volleyball • Curling • Swimming • Cross Country Running • Field Hockey

STUDENTS HAVE FUN KEEPING FIT at the Chi-Wan Young Sports

Centre, outdoor artificial turf field, UPEI Alumni Canada Games Place track and field facility, and with their access to the 160,000+ squarefoot Bell Aliant Centre and MacLauchlan Arena. No matter what your sport or fitness goal—competitive or personal—you’ll get the support you need to reach it here.

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upei.ca/ar


cheer for the upei panthers!

gopanthersgo.ca

FUN SERVICES SOCIETIES ADVOCACY STUDENT UNION

Going to university isn’t just about what happens in the classroom. It’s about discovering and expressing your passions and priorities. Your UPEI Student Union will help connect you with like-minded students who have similar goals so that together you can have fun, make a difference, and build friendships that last a lifetime.

Get involved in student groups and programs across UPEI, and become a part of campus life outside the classroom.

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GLOBAL CAMPUS Study Abroad UPEI has 60 global exchange partnerships in 25 countries. Students who qualify get to design their own study abroad programs that allow them to explore and experience the richness of other cultures while earning UPEI credits and paying UPEI tuition. UPEI opens the door to studying in countries like China, Korea, France, Finland, Sweden, Mexico, Australia, or Japan—and the list goes on! We may be in Canada’s smallest province— but we can be your gateway to the world!

DISCOVER MORE AT:

upei.ca/iro/international-exchange

International Students UPEI is proud of our growing international student population and our

UPEI offers specially designed

global reputation as an education destination. UPEI has almost 800

support programs for

international students, from close to 70 countries around the world.

international students:

They come to learn about and experience Canadian culture—UPEI style. To make their time at UPEI as valuable and successful as possible, we offer incoming international students help with studying, learning English, making friends, and generally adjusting to life on Prince Edward Island. In return we are able to grow and learn as a campus community with the addition of their cultural diversity and world perspective.

• Dedicated international student orientation activities.

• International advisors and UPEI student ambassadors.

• The International Student Connections ‘Buddy’ Program.

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Preparation program.


Admission Requirements AT UPEI YOU REALLY ARE MORE THAN A NUMBER, you are an individual with dreams and we’re here to help make those dreams come true.

CANADIAN HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS…

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS...

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• 12 years of elementary and

• 70% minimum cumulative average in five Grade 12 academic subjects including: English + 1 language/social studies + 3 courses from any academic area. BUSINESS

• 70% minimum cumulative average in five Grade 12 academic subjects including: English + math + any 2 courses from social sciences/sciences/language + 1 from any academic area. NURSING

• Minimum 65% in each subject with a 70% minimum cumulative average in five Grade 12 academic subjects including: English + math + chemistry + biology + 1 course from any academic area. Please note that Nursing is a limited enrolment, competitive entry program. SCIENCE

• 70% minimum cumulative average in five Grade 12 academic subjects including: English + math* (pre-calculus and/or calculus recommended) + 2 acceptable science subjects + 1 course from any academic area. NOTE: Some introductory science courses at UPEI have high school prerequisites (Biology 131—at least academic Grade 11 biology; Chemistry 111—at least academic Grade 12 Chemistry; Physics 111—at least Grade 12 physics). ENGINEERING

• Minimum 65% in each subject with 70% minimum cumulative average in five Grade 12 academic subjects including: English + math* + chemistry + physics + 1 course from any academic area. KINESIOLOGY

secondary education.

• A Senior Secondary Certificate, Higher School Certificate, or matriculation as defined by your home country.

• A demonstrated proficiency in the English language—both written and conversational are required.

APPLY AT:

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• 70% minimum cumulative average in five Grade 12 academic subjects including: English + math* + chemistry + biology + 1 course from any academic area. *Pre-calculus and/or calculus recommended.

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TUITION AND GENERAL FEES Canadian Students Your postsecondary education is one of the most important and biggest investments you can make in your future. That’s why we do everything we can to help you find and access the various financial

TUITION, BOOKS & FEES

Tuition

$5,860

Fees

$645

Books

$1,000

Health Plan

$247

Dental Plan

$155

(for 10 courses 5/term @ $586/course)

(estimated 10 courses x $100) (single person and includes vision care)

assistance programs available to students. That includes offering $5.6 million in scholarships, bursaries, and awards to

(as of September 2016)

(single person)

Sub Total

$7,907

eligible students; on-campus

RESIDENCE/MEAL PLAN COSTS

employment opportunities;

Bernardine Hall

and financial assistance advice

(as of September 2016)

$5,047 Single Room, per semester with 5-day meal plan

$5,130 Single Room, per semester

whenever we can. For more

with 7-day meal plan

information about how you can

$4,407 Double Room, per semester with 5-day meal plan

finance your education go to upei.ca/studentlife/financial-aid

$4,490 Double Room, per semester with 7-day meal plan

Andrew Hall

$5,360 Single Suite, per semester with 5-day meal plan

$5,443 Single Suite, per semester with 7-day meal plan

$5,203 Double Suite, per semester

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with 5-day meal plan

university costs

Based on the average Canadian university costs*, including tuition and residence, a UPEI education could save you up to $2,000 over the course of a four-year degree. *Based on figures from Statscan— statcan.gc.ca/daily-quotidien/150909/dq150909b-eng.htm

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$5,286 Double Suite, per semester with 7-day meal plan

$5,203 Triple Suite, per semester with 5-day meal plan

$5,286 Triple Suite, per semester with 7-day meal plan

Blanchard Hall

$3,026 Semi-private (private bedroom), per semester

Residence Meal Plan

$2,104

5-day Meal Plan per semester

$2,186

7-Day Meal Plan per semester Please note tuition and fees above apply to Nursing, Science, Arts, and Business. For information about tuition and fees for Veterinary Medicine and Education, please go to www.upei.ca/finance/accounting/fees. All fees accurate at time of printing. For a more detailed breakdown of fees, visit upei.ca/fees


International Students TUITION, BOOKS & FEES

Tuition

(as of September 2016)

$5,860

+ $6,822

(full-time student fee) (full-time international fee)

Fees

$645

Books

$1,000

Health Plan

$871 (or $247 with Health PEI card)

Dental Plan

$155

(estimated 10 courses x $100) (single person and includes vision care) (single person)

Sub Total

$15,353

RESIDENCE/MEAL PLAN COSTS

Bernardine Hall

(as of September 2016)

$5,047 Single Room, per semester with 5-day meal plan

$5,130 Single Room, per semester with 7-day meal plan

$4,407 Double Room, per semester with 5-day meal plan

$4,490 Double Room, per semester with 7-day meal plan

Andrew Hall

$5,360 Single Suite, per semester with 5-day meal plan

$5,443 Single Suite, per semester with 7-day meal plan

Average Canadian Tuition Costs*

$5,203 Double Suite, per semester with 5-day meal plan

$5,286 Double Suite, per semester

$6,373

with 7-day meal plan

$5,203 Triple Suite, per semester with 5-day meal plan

UPEI

$5,860

$5,286 Triple Suite, per semester with 7-day meal plan

Blanchard Hall

$3,026 Semi-private (private bedroom), per semester

Residence Meal Plan

$2,104

*Based on figures from Statistics Canada for the 2016–17 academic year

5-day Meal Plan per semester

$2,186

7-Day Meal Plan per semester For more information, visit upei.ca/fees

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Financial Assistance UPEI’s Financial Aid Office will help you find the most efficient and effective way to finance your education. We can answer questions about both provincial and Canada Student Loans programs but you can also find out more online at: a campusaccess.com

esdc.gc.ca b

#mmaotney

Contact a UPEI financial aid advisor at 902.628.4382.

PSST! Some of these scholarships are full-tuition, renewable awards!

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$5.6

MILLION

in scholarships awards and bursaries ready to be given away to eligible students!

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COMMON ¢ ¢ENTS SCHOLARSHIPS BURSARIES AWARDS

CELEBRATING STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT PROGRAM

Our Celebrating Student Achievement Program guarantees that students entering UPEI directly from high school will automatically receive a scholarship if their overall average of program admission courses is 80% or higher.

TIP: To be considered for all applicable entrance scholarships, make sure your application, processing fee and official transcripts reach the Registrar’s Office by March 1.

PERCENTAGE RANGE

AMOUNT

80.00–84.99

$500

85.00–89.99

$1,000

90.00–94.99

$2,000

95.00–100.00

$3,000

Nursing deadline is February 15.

These scholarships are both renewable and “stackable” with other awards! Conditions apply. Visit upei.ca/scholarships for details.

FOR MORE INFORMATION GO TO

UPEI wants our students to concentrate

upei.ca/scholarshipsandawards

on their studies, not worry about the

Or contact the

costs. That’s why each year we award

Telephone: 902.620.5187

over 3,000 scholarships and awards to students who qualify.

Registrar’s Office:

Email: scholarships@upei.ca REMEMBER— WE’RE HERE TO HELP!

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HOW TO APPLY Canadian Students Step 1

CREATE A UPEI ACCOUNT ONLINE

Go to upei.ca/apply • Select “Create a UPEI account” • Fill in form • Click submit

Step 2

START AN APPLICATION

• While logged into your UPEI account, select “Apply Online” from the menu • Start your application by filling out the form, and selecting “Save & Continue” at the end of each section • You can save information, leave, and then return to your application at any time by logging back into your account at apply.upei.ca

Step 3

COMPLETE AN APPLICATION

• Log into your account at apply.upei.ca • Complete filling out the online form, including the Certification Page • Select “Submit Application” and pay processing fee.* • You have now applied to UPEI! * A major credit card is needed to pay the processing fee.

Step 4

SUBMIT SUPPLEMENTAL ITEMS

After submitting your application, return to your UPEI account at apply.upei.ca to review what supplemental items are required.

Send your official high school, college or university transcripts to: OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR

University of Prince Edward Island 550 University Avenue Charlottetown, PE Canada C1A 4P3

To be considered for all applicable entrance scholarships, make sure your application, processing fee, and official transcript Nursing deadline is February 15. Be sure to review application deadlines, entry terms,

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FOR MORE INFORMATION GO TO:

upei.ca/apply


International Students Step 1

CREATE A UPEI ACCOUNT ONLINE

Go to upei.ca/apply • Select “Create a UPEI account” • Fill in form • Click submit

Step 2

START AN APPLICATION

• While logged into your UPEI account, select “Apply Online” from the menu • Start your application by filling out the form, and selecting “Save & Continue” at the end of each section • You can save information, leave, and then return to your application at any time by logging back into your account at apply.upei.ca

Step 3

COMPLETE AN APPLICATION

• Log into your account at apply.upei.ca • Complete filling out the online form, including the Certification Page • Select “Submit Application” and pay processing fee.* • You have now applied to UPEI! * A major credit card is needed to pay the processing fee.

Step 4

SUBMIT SUPPLEMENTAL ITEMS

Send your official high school, college or university transcripts to: OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR

University of Prince Edward Island 550 University Avenue Charlottetown, PE Canada C1A 4P3

• APPLY FOR ANY APPLICABLE TRANSFER CREDITS

To find out if a postsecondary course you may have completed previously counts as a credit towards your UPEI program, send us a course description in English. • ARRANGE TO HAVE YOUR ENGLISH TEST RESULT SENT TO UPEI

If you don’t have or can’t access your TOEFL or IELTS test results, please check out our EAP (English Academic Preparation) Program. When you get here, you can get started with an EAP assessment.

reach the Registrar’s Office by March 1. (If March 1 falls on a weekend or statutory holiday, the deadline moves to the next business day.) and other requirements for professional programs at upei.ca/becomeastudent as they vary by program.

EMAIL inte@upei.ca if you have questions about your international application.

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More Questions? Want to learn more? No doubt you have a lot more questions about UPEI and what we can do for you.

Get social with UPEI Use social media to connect with other UPEI students, hear about

Here are some ways you can find

special events, or maybe find a job on campus. And don’t forget

the answers you need!

—ask questions!

@UPEI

First-Year Advisors First-year advisors are here to help you explore your program options and answer your questions.

# UPEI!

To book an appointment, email beready@upei.ca or call 1.800.606.UPEI.

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General Resources and Support CAMPUS LIFE PROGRAM

MAWI’OMI STUDENT CENTRE

STUDENT HEALTH CENTRE

Encouraging students to build

Meaning “gathering place” in

The UPEI Student Health Centre,

friendships, create memories, and

Mi’kmaq, the Mawi’omi Student

in partnership with other service

enjoy university life is what the

Centre is the hub for Aboriginal

providers, promotes the health

Campus Life Program is all about.

students to study and relax

and well-being of the student

Hang out in the W.A. Murphy

between classes, and host events/

population through the provision

Centre, meet our Campus Life

meetings while attending UPEI.

of quality comprehensive health.

WEBSTER CENTRE FOR TEACHING AND LEARNING

CHAPLAINCY CENTRE

Advisors (CLAs), play a game, watch TV, study, or just relax. CAREER SERVICES

The Webster Centre houses

The Office of Skills Development and Learning helps UPEI students and alumni use their skills, interests, and experience to explore meaningful career options.

a wide variety of services and facilities that provide coaching and support for students, faculty, and staff.

• Writing Centre • Tutoring • Math, Biology, and Chemistry Help Centres • Accessibility Services

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The Chaplaincy Centre provides a location to meet, eat, socialize, pray, and hold religious services. COUNSELLING

Counselling Services offers confidential, short-term help to students dealing with personal, relational, or mental health concerns.

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UPEI ADMISSIONS

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