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Viewbook 2017–18 One place. Every opportunity.


CONTENTS

EXPECT IT ALL

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PEI: GREAT THINGS COME IN SMALL PACKAGES

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REASONS TO CHOOSE UPEI

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WARM WELCOME, COOL PROGRAMS

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FACULTY OF ARTS

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FACULTY OF BUSINESS

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FACULTY OF NURSING

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FACULTY OF SCIENCE

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UPEI SCHOOL OF SUSTAINABLE DESIGN ENGINEERING

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UPEI SCHOOL OF MATHEMATICAL AND COMPUTATIONAL SCIENCES

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UPEI GREENWICH SCHOOL OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND ADAPTATION

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FACULTY OF EDUCATION

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FACULTY OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

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SCHOOL OF GRADUATE STUDIES

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IN RESIDENCE

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THE PANTHERS-FOR-LIFE EXPERIENCE

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MONEY MATTERS—COMMON CENTS

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READY, SET, APPLY!

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WE’RE HERE TO HELP!

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GET SOCIAL WITH UPEI

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EXPECT IT ALL AT UPEI

CANADA'S EDUCATION DESTINATION The UPEI experience is a nuanced one. It’s one that is richer than you can expect at many other universities. What’s interesting about the range of experiences you can expect is that many are, on the surface, opposites of each other. For example, you’ll be studying in a place that is infused with a laid-back island culture, yet you’ll also

be challenged with rigorous coursework. What an interesting dynamic—at UPEI, your education, your experience, is a series of dichotomies. UPEI offers the best of both worlds!

see why it’s completely different from the other universities on your shortlist. At UPEI, you can expect it all!

This Viewbook will give you a chance to explore the “opposites” that create the unique experience that UPEI offers—and

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CHARLOTTETOWN


PEI FACTS

PEI: GREAT THINGS COME IN SMALL PACKAGES Prince Edward Island may be Canada’s smallest province, but what it lacks in size it makes up for in heart! PEI is known for its red sandy coastline, its green rolling hills, and its reputation as a culinary and cultural destination. The UPEI campus is located in the city of Charlottetown, the vibrant and beautiful provincial capital of Prince Edward Island. Charlottetown has all the amenities you could want and find in a larger city, including great restaurants, shops, and entertainment. It is known for being a safe city that offers hospitality and a real sense of “home away from home.”

• The Mi’kmaq were PEI’s original inhabitants—they called it Epekwitk, or Abegweit, meaning “cradled on the waves.” • PEI population: 146,447

• Developed from old railway beds, the Confederation Trail stretches 273 kilometres across the Island. It’s open to hikers, cyclists, runners, cross-country skiers, and even snowmobilers!

• Charlottetown population: over 34,000

• The world-famous book Anne of Green Gables, published in 1908, was written by PEI native Lucy • Smallest of Canada’s 10 provinces— Maud Montgomery. both in population and geographical area • The Confederation Bridge joins • Charlottetown is the “Birthplace of Confederation” • 280 kilometres long, from tip to tip • Over 800 kilometres of beaches • PEI’s famous red soil gets its colour from the high iron contents, which oxidizes when exposed to the air.

New Brunswick and PEI. The 12.9-kilometre-long bridge takes 12 minutes to cross, and is the world’s longest bridge over ice-covered water. • Ferries connect travellers between Caribou, Nova Scotia, and Wood Islands, PEI eight months of the year. • The Charlottetown Airport offers flights from several airlines to locations near and far.

• Agriculture is PEI’s largest industry, with nearly half of the Island’s land dedicated to farming. Tourism is PEI’s • Wind power generates as much as 25% of electricity used on PEI. second largest, with fishing at third.

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REASONS TO PERFECT BLEND OF

UPEI combines teaching excellence with research innovation, steeped in the traditions of more than 200 years of higher education. Fully modernized historic buildings stand beside new, state-of-theart facilities. In addition to gaining an excellent academic foundation in a wide range of subject areas, UPEI students enjoy exceptional opportunities to work alongside their professors, researching such areas as animal and human health,

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nutrisciences, bioresources, and economic and environmental sustainability. Academic programs are offered in Arts, Science, Engineering, Education, Nursing, Business, and Veterinary Medicine. UPEI offers a growing range of graduate programs with offerings in all faculties and schools. For complete program details, please visit UPEI.CA/PROGRAMS

Home to over 4,500 students, UPEI is friendly and safe, and it’s within walking distance of downtown. PEI’s natural beauty is showcased along an Island-wide hiking and biking trail that borders the campus. Three student residences provide attractive, secure housing, with flexible meal plans.


CHOOSE UPEI

Students cite small class size and easy access to professors as top reasons for choosing UPEI. Two-thirds of our classes have fewer than 30 students! With our supportive learning environment, the emphasis we place on interactive teaching and learning combined with a lower student-faculty ratio, students enjoy a more personalized learning experience and easier access to assistance outside of class time.

Co-operative education provides realworld learning opportunities in several disciplines including physics, biology, chemistry, economics, and through the Applied Communication, Leadership and Culture program. There are also workstudy options in other programs. For details, visit

Students enjoy a more personalized learning experience and easier access to assistance outside of class time.

UPEI.CA/CO-OP

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WARM WELCOME UPEI is proud of our growing international student population and our global reputation as an education destination. The entire campus welcomes and supports over 1,000 international students who come to UPEI from over 70 countries, making up 24 per cent of the student population. They come to learn about and experience Canadian culture, PEI style. In return, we are able to grow and learn as a campus community with the addition of their cultural diversity and world perspective.

partnerships in 27 countries, students who qualify can design their own UPEI International Student Exchange­—Study Abroad programs that allow them to explore and experience the richness of other countries while earning UPEI credits and paying UPEI tuition. UPEI opens the door to studying in countries such as China, Korea, France, Finland, Sweden, Mexico, Australia, or Japan—and the list goes on. UPEI may be located on an island, but it can be your gateway to the world too!

UPEI’s global reach, however, extends beyond campus. With over 70 exchange

UPEI.CA/INTERNATIONALEXCHANGE

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UPEI AT A GLANCE • Over 4,500 students • Over 250 faculty • Student-to-faculty ratio 16:1 • 200-year history of providing higher education • Campus size: 140 acres—that’s 102 football fields! • Downtown Charlottetown is only a 20-minute walk away; public transit will get you there more quickly and it’s free for full-time students! • You’re never more than 15 minutes away from the ocean • School mascot: Pride, the Panther • School colours: green, white, rust and gold • Motto: “Faith, Knowledge, Service” or in Latin, Fides Scientia Beneficium


COOL PROGRAMS Your decision to come to UPEI marks a turning point in your life, and we want you to make the most of your experience. The entire campus welcomes students who come to UPEI—whether from PEI, Canada, or around the world. In particular, our firstyear students enjoy special treatment! New Student Orientation (NSO) activities begin in September and take place throughout the year to welcome students to campus. Contact the NSO Coordinator at nso@upei.ca for more information. First-year advisors are here to assist students explore program options and support them in the transition from high school to university. To book an appointment: email apply@upei.ca or visit bit.ly/upeiacademicadvisement

International advisors assist students to adjust academically and culturally, as do UPEI student ambassadors. The International Student ‘Buddy’ Program matches new and returning students to ensure a smooth transition to a new country, culture, and environment. For more information, email inte@upei.ca UPEI’s First-Year Experience program is designed to help students make the most of their time at university. Dedicated faculty will work with students to develop critical thinking, communication, writing, study, and research skills. UPEI’s English Academic Preparation (EAP) program is available for students who need help improving their Englishlanguage skills.

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 best in the classroom and beyond.

UPEI’s First-Year Experience program is designed to help students make the most of their time at university.

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ENGAGING PROGRAMS

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Faculty of

ARTS

The Faculty of Arts offers 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. We live in a complex world where the pace of change has never been faster. An Arts degree helps us make sense of our dynamic society; it helps us understand where we are and plan where we are going—an Arts degree gives you a foundation for hundreds of possible careers. UPEI.CA/ARTS

UNDERGRADUATE

(Bachelor of Arts program majors, unless otherwise noted)

Island Studies

Acadian Studies (minor)

Journalism

Anthropology

Medieval and Renaissance Studies

Applied Communication, Leadership, and Culture

(minor)

Arts Seminars

Music (major or bachelor)

Asian Studies (minor)

Music Education

Canadian Studies

Philosophy

Catholic Studies (minor)

Political Science

Christian Studies (minor)

Psychology

Classics (minor)

Religious Studies

Diversity and Social Justice Studies

Social Studies of Science (minor)

Economics

Sociology/Anthropology

English

Spanish

Environmental Studies

Theatre Studies (minor)

Fine Arts (minor)

University Writing (minor)

French History International Studies (minor)

Modern Languages

GRADUATE

Master of Arts in Island Studies

NEW PROGRAM UPEI’s new Applied Communication, Leadership, and Culture program connects the communication skills and leadership training of a liberal arts education to successful post-graduation employment. • Receive one-on-one advising from registration to graduation • Gain valuable work experience through a work placement

• Take advantage of an international exchange • Pursue a personalized program of study • Experience work-integrated learning • Benefit from career mentoring • Develop a four-year academic plan designed with your future in mind

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Faculty of

BUSINESS The UPEI Faculty of Business bridges education and business-world experience with innovative and flexible programs emphasizing enterprise and entrepreneurship. Our graduates leave with knowledge, skills, and the competitive edge to be successful in any business environment.

UNDERGRADUATE

A degree in business opens a world of opportunities. The UPEI Faculty of Business offers programs and courses that will challenge your abilities, expand your horizons, and allow you to venture into a wide range of career paths.

Entrepreneurship (specialization)

UPEI.CA/BUSINESS

Accounting (specialization) Accelerated Business Administration

GRADUATE

Executive Master of Business Administration

(post-diploma)

Business Studies (post-diploma) Business Administration (degree, co-op optional)

Finance (specialization) International Business (specialization) Marketing (specialization) Organizational Management (specialization)

Public Administration (certificate/diploma) Tourism and Hospitality (post-diploma degree/specialization)

MAKING THE CASE The UPEI Case Competition program is an intensive, case-based experiential learning course that trains students to compete in national and international case competitions. Students train by participating in weekly mock case competitions and studying current business theory. Our results speak for themselves: UPEI.CA/CASECOMPETITIONS

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Faculty of

NURSING Since 1992, the Faculty of Nursing at the University of Prince Edward Island has fostered an interactive academic environment that prepares nursing students to become critically reflective practitioners, advocates, educators, and professional leaders grounded in the principles of primary health care.

UNDERGRADUATE

GRADUATE

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Master of Nursing

POST-DEGREE

*Additional requirements for admission, visit upei.ca/programs for details

Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing*

Our four-year undergraduate program, along with our two-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 format for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses, or NCLEX-RN, is incorporated into UPEI’s curriculum so students are fully prepared to take the final exam. UPEI.CA/NURSING

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Faculty of

SCIENCE The Faculty of Science offers a diverse blend of programs combining innovative learning approaches with practical, hands-on experience. Our strong focus on developing a personal experience for our students, in the classroom or in a teaching or research laboratory setting, is a point of pride. This is science at its best—a cycle of learning and analysis leading us to answers and better questions. UPEI.CA/SCIENCE

UNDERGRADUATE

(Bachelor of Science program majors, unless otherwise noted) Biology Biomedical Physics (minor)

Master of Science PhD in Environmental Sciences PhD in Molecular and Macromolecular Sciences

Bio-technology Chemistry Child & Family Studies (degree) Environmental Studies Foods and Nutrition (internship optional) Kinesiology Paramedicine Physics (co-op optional) Pre-Veterinary Medicine Stream Psychology Radiography (degree)* Wildlife Conservation (degree)* *Additional requirements for admission. Visit upei.ca/programs for full details.

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GRADUATE

The Pre-Veterinary Medicine Stream is a structured selection of undergraduate courses from various disciplines within the sciences. While students who enter the stream are not guaranteed entry into the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program, they can declare a major within science after two years, and complete it within four. UPEI.CA/PREVET


UPEI school of sustainable design engineering The first program of its kind in Canada, our unique engineering education program is organized as an innovation-focused engineering consulting firm. Faculty and staff act as senior engineers, consultants, and mentors to project groups working on real-world problems for community-based and industrial clients. The interdisciplinary nature of our program provides students with a broad and balanced knowledge base in mathematics, complementary studies, natural sciences and engineering sciences. Focus areas are in bioresources, sustainable energy, and mechatronics. Design projects are integrated into every academic semester.

UNDERGRADUATE

Bachelor of Science in Engineering

Sustainable design engineers can work as design engineers, consulting engineers, project managers, research and development engineers, aerospace/ automotive/marine engineers, entrepreneurs, and much more! UPEI.CA/ENGINEERING

UPEI school of mathematical and computational sciences Unique in Atlantic Canada, our mathematical and computational sciences program focuses on applied areas of mathematics, computer science, and statistics, enabling graduates to immediately contribute to assessing risks and solving problems.

UNDERGRADUATE

The four-year degree program features small class sizes, accessible professors, and a multitude of experiential- and activelearning opportunities.

Computer Science, specializing in Video Game Programming

UPEI.CA/SMCS

Analytics, specializing in Data Analytics

Bachelor of Science with majors in: Mathematics* Statistics* Computer Science*

Actuarial Science Financial Mathematics Analytics, specializing in

Math graduates can immediately Business Analytics contribute to assessing risks and solving Mathematics with Engineering industrial problems in sectors such as: insurance, pension, banking and finance, *Honours program also available supply chain management, ‘big data’intensive organizations, web development, and government.

UPEI greenwich school of climate change and adaptation The unique-in-Canada UPEI Greenwich School of Climate Change and Adaptation emphasizes hands-on learning in a living laboratory set in rural PEI. The School leverages UPEI’s already-established position as an active partner and catalyst in new knowledge and application of climate solutions. The School offers a Bachelor of Science in Applied Climate Change and Adaptation and a Master of Science in Climate Change and Adaptation—pathways

to enable new levels of world-class science and collaborations to benefit communities at home and around the world.

UNDERGRADUATE

Bachelor of Science in Applied Climate Change and Adaptation

GRADUATE

Master of Science in Climate Change and Adaptation

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Faculty of

EDUCATION

Our mission is 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.

We offer a 60-credit-hour, 12-month post-degree Bachelor of Education program in English and in French. The program is designed to provide a variety of courses and extended field experiences through which students can develop the knowledge and skills needed to teach in today’s classroom. UPEI.CA/EDUCATION

POST-DEGREE

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

GRADUATE

Master of Education PhD in Educational Studies

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Faculty of

VETERINARY MEDICINE

The Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) takes pride in offering students a highquality doctor of veterinary medicine (DVM) education in a supportive and safe environment. The AVC features the only veterinary teaching and referral hospital east of Montreal and north of Boston and is an internationally renowned research institution. More than 1,500 alumni now work in private practice, academia, research, government, and industry around the world. Applicants must have at least 20 undergraduate credits before they are eligible to apply for the program, which accepts only 68 students per year.

PROFESSIONAL / POST-DEGREE Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

GRADUATE / POSTGRADUATE Master of Science (Faculty of Veterinary Medicine) Master of Veterinary Science PhD in Veterinary Medicine

The Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program at the AVC has one of the highest faculty-to-student ratios in North America.

Postgraduate Diploma in Pathology or Microbiology

UPEI.CA/AVC

School of

GRADUATE STUDIES

The School of Graduate Studies offers 13 graduate programs with a variety of specializations and focus areas, in each of our faculties and schools. Graduate students contribute to UPEI through research, teaching, mentorship, and community outreach. UPEI.CA/GRADUATESTUDIES

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IN RESIDENCE Living in residence gives you the opportunity to get involved fully with campus life. You’ll make new friends, have a blast participating in residence events, and take your university experience to a whole new level. Whether you’re fresh out of high school or a mature student, living in residence is a great way to enjoy your time at UPEI. Ask about our residence guarantee program for first-year students!

TOP REASONS TO LIVE IN RESIDENCE • Convenience—close to class, library, and sport facilities • No weather worries • No extra bills • Food! And no menu planning, grocery shopping, cooking, or cleaning • Safety, security, and peace of mind • No furniture needed • Opportunities to have fun and get involved in residence activities and events

UPEI.CA/RESIDENCE

BERNARDINE HALL

BLANCHARD HALL

BILL AND DENISE ANDREW HALL

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STUDENT LIFE Going to university isn’t just about what happens in the classroom. It’s about discovering and expressing your passions and priorities. It’s about connecting 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. Pride at UPEI runs deep, and you’ll know what we mean as soon as you arrive on campus. You’ll start your journey as a Panther those first few days and carry your memories forever with you as a member of UPEI’s 24,000-and-growing alumni network. Once you’re a Panther, you’re always a Panther!

UPEI STUDENT UNION Some ways to enrich your time while at UPEI include participating in student government, groups, societies, extracurricular activities, and advocacy. Your UPEI Student Union can show you how! Learn more at UPEISU.CA

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ATHLETICS and RECREATION As a UPEI student, you have access to some of the best sports and recreation facilities in Canada. You can have fun keeping fit in our state-of-the-art fitness centre or participating in intramural and recreational programs at the Chi-Wan Young Sports Centre. The university campus also boasts an outdoor artificial turf field, the UPEI Alumni Canada

One great way to get involved in the campus community is by cheering on the UPEI’s varsity and club sport teams. Admission to home games is free with your student ID! Go Panthers Go!

Games Place track and field facility, and the 160,000+ square-foot Bell Aliant Centre and MacLauchlan Arena. No matter what your sport or fitness goal may be—competitive, recreational, or personal—you’ll receive the support you need to reach it! UPEI.CA/AR

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FIELD HOCKEY RUGBY HOCKEY BASKETBALL VOLLEYBALL CROSS-COUNTRY RUNNING

GOPANTHERSGO.CA

CURLING TRACK & FIELD SWIMMING


MONEY MATTERS — COMMON CENTS SCHOLARSHIPS, AWARDS, AND FINANCIAL AID Your postsecondary education is one of the most important and biggest investments you can make in your future, but UPEI wants you to concentrate on your studies, not the costs! That’s why we do everything we can to help you access the various types of financial assistance available to students. 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. These scholarships are both renewable and “stackable” (conditions apply). Visit UPEI.CA/SCHOLARSHIPS for details.

Percentage Range 80.00–84.99

Amount $500

85.00–89.99 $1000

PANTHER TIP: To be considered for all applicable entrance scholarships, make sure your application, processing fee and official transcripts reach the Office of the Registrar by March 1. Nursing deadline is February 15. For more information, go to upei.ca/scholarships or contact the Registrar’s office at scholarships@upei.ca or 902-620-5187 UPEI’s Financial Aid Office will guide you on the most effective way to finance your education. We can answer your questions about provincial and Canada Student Loans programs, but you can also find out more online at:

Each year we award over 3,000 scholarships and awards to students who qualify. Our comprehensive program—valued at $5.7 million— includes some awards that are full-tuition and renewable!

CAMPUSACCESS.COM ESDC.GC.CA

90.00–94.99

$2000

Contact a UPEI Financial Aid advisor at 902-628-4382 or visit

95.00–100.00

$3000

UPEI.CA/STUDENTLIFE

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TUITION AND * GENERAL FEES CANADIAN STUDENTS TUITION, BOOKS, AND FEES (AS OF SEPTEMBER 2017) Tuition

$6,030 (based on 10 courses, 5 per semester @ $603 per course)

Fees

$647

Books

$1,000 (estimated 10 courses x $100)

Health Plan

$255 (single person, includes vision care)

Dental Plan

$150 (single person)

Sub-total $8,082

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS TUITION, BOOKS, AND FEES (AS OF SEPTEMBER 2017) Tuition

$6,030 + $7,032 (full-time student fee + full-time international fee)

Fees

$647

Books

$1,000 (estimated 10 courses x $100)

Health Plan

$905 (single person, incl. vision care)(or $255 with Health PEI card)

Dental Plan

$150 (single person)

Sub-total $15,764

*Tuition and fees apply to Arts, Business, Nursing, and Science for the 2017–18 academic year. For more information about tuition and fees for Education and Veterinary Medicine, or a more detailed breakdown, visit upei.ca/fees. All fees accurate at time of printing.

**Based on figures from Statistics Canada: www.statcan.gc.ca/daily-quotidien/150909/dq150909b-eng.htm

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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 fouryear degree.


RESIDENCE AND MEAL PLAN COSTS (AS OF SEPTEMBER 2017)

BERNARDINE HALL

$ 5,195 Single room, per semester with five-day meal plan $ 5,280 Single room, per semester with seven-day meal plan $ 4,535 Double room, per semester with five-day meal plan $ 4,620 Double room, per semester with seven-day meal plan

BILL AND DENISE ANDREW HALL $ 5,517 Single suite, per semester

with five-day meal plan $ 5,602 Single suite, per semester with seven-day meal plan $ 5,355 Double suite, per semester with five-day meal plan $ 5,440 Double suite, per semester with seven-day meal plan $ 5,355 Triple suite, per semester with five-day meal plan $ 5,440 Triple suite, per semester with seven-day meal plan

BLANCHARD HALL $ 3,117 Semi-private

(private bedroom), per semester

RESIDENCE MEAL PLAN $2,162 per semester

Five-day meal plan $ 2,247 per semester Seven-day meal plan

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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS At UPEI you are really more than a number—you are an individual with dreams and we want to help make your dreams come true. UPEI recognizes that

a strong academic performance at the high school level indicates potential for university success. Let us help you reach your full potential!

CANADIAN HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS ARTS 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 course from any academic area.

NURSING 65% minimum in each subject with 70% cumulative average in five Grade 12 academic subjects including: English + math + chemistry + biology + 1 course from any academic area. NOTE: Nursing is a limited enrolment, competitiveentry program.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS • 12 years of elementary and 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

SCIENCE 70% minimum cumulative average in five Grade 12 academic subjects including: English + math* + 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 65% minimum 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 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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HOW TO APPLY UPEI.CA /APPLY

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CANADIAN STUDENTS CREATE A UPEI STUDENT ACCOUNT ONLINE • Go to upei.ca/apply • Select “Create a UPEI account” • Follow the on-screen instructions and fill in form • Click “Create Account”

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

COMPLETE AN APPLICATION

• Complete the online form, including the “Certification” page • Select “Submit Application” and then follow on-screen instructions to pay application fee.* • You have now applied to UPEI! *A major credit card is needed to pay the application fee.

SUBMIT SUPPLEMENTAL ITEMS After submitting your application, return to your UPEI account at apply.upei.ca to review what supplemental items are required. Have your high school, university, or college send your official transcripts in a sealed envelope to:

OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR University of Prince Edward Island 550 University Avenue Charlottetown, PE C1A 4P3

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

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INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS CREATE A UPEI STUDENT ACCOUNT ONLINE • Go to upei.ca/apply • Select “Create a UPEI account” • Follow the on-screen instructions and fill in form • Click “Create Account”

START AN APPLICATION

• While logged into your UPEI account, select “Apply Online” from the menu • Start your application by selecting your program of choice and filling out the form • Select “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 • Please only have one application open at a time

UPLOAD YOUR SUPPLEMENTAL ITEMS

• Complete application by uploading supplemental items • Upload your UNOFFICIAL high school transcripts in PDF format • Upload your English Proficiency Scores such as IELTS or TOFEL (if applicable)

COMPLETE YOUR APPLICATION

• Pay your International Student Application Fee • Complete the online form, including the “Certification” page • Click “Submit Application” and you will receive a confirmation message. • You have now applied to UPEI!

University/college students may receive transfer credits after academic transcripts and course outlines have been uploaded to the application account and mailed to UPEI. Students from IB, AP, or similar advanced high school curriculum programs may also be granted transfer credits upon submission of the official academic records. Please note, UPEI may require your official high school or university or college transcripts. After uploading them to the application account, please mail them to:

OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR University of Prince Edward Island 550 University Avenue Charlottetown, PE C1A 4P3

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

about your international application.

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WE'RE HERE TO HELP Once you arrive at UPEI, we’re here to help. You’ll have a team of supporters! First-year advisors are here to assist students explore program options and support them in the transition from high school to university. To book an appointment, email apply@upei.ca or visit bit.ly/upeiacademicadvisement International students can speak with our international student advisors and UPEI student ambassadors for advice on accommodations, getting settled, academic matters, cultural adaptation, social events, financial issues, finding faith groups or other personal issues, email inte@upei.ca

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Encouraging students to build friendships, create memories, and enjoy university life fully is what the Campus Life Program is all about. Hang out in Campus Life Lounge in the W.A. Murphy Student Centre, meet our Campus Life Advisors (CLAs), play a game, watch TV, study, or just relax. Career Services helps UPEI students and alumni use their skills, interests, and experiences to explore meaningful career options. The UPEI Chaplaincy Centre provides a location to meet, eat, socialize, pray, and hold religious services.

Our professional counsellors at Student Affairs offer confidential, short-term help to students dealing with personal, relational, or mental health concerns. Meaning “gathering place” in Mi’kmaq, the Mawi’omi Aboriginal Student Centre is the hub for Indigenous students to study and relax between classes, and host events and meetings while attending UPEI.

First-year advisors are here to assist students explore program options and support them in the transition from high school to university.


The Webster Centre for Teaching and Learning houses a wide variety of services and facilities that provide coaching and support for students, faculty, and staff. • The Writing Centre • Tutoring • Math, Biology, and Chemistry help centres • Accessibility Services The UPEI Student Health Centre and its health-service partners promote the health and well-being of the student population through the provision of quality, comprehensive health care. UPEI.CA/STUDENTLIFE

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UPEI Viewbook 2018 digital  
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