University of Prince Edward Island

The University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) is a leading university located in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada. It is consistently placed in the Top 10 in the Maclean’s rankings of 21 primarily undergraduate universities.

The University offers undergraduate degrees in Arts, Education, Science, Business, and Nursing; and graduate degree programs in Veterinary Medicine, Arts, Science, Education, Business and Applied Health Sciences Research.

The Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) at the University of Prince Edward Island is a fully accredited College and consists of the following departments—Biomedical Sciences, Health Management, Companion Animals, and Pathology and Microbiology.

UPEI’s School of Business offers an MBA degree program with specialized streams of study in Biotechnology Management & Entrepreneurship, as well as Innovative Management.

The UPEI Engineering Program is officially and historically accredited as part of the Associated University Engineering Degree system.


- 45th in the country and 460th among the top universities in "USA & Canada" (Webometrics Ranking of World Universities, July 2009).

- 8th nationally in the Maclean's Primarily Undergraduate University Ranking (2007). It was tied for 7th with Lethbridge in 2008.

- Rated as Canada’s Top university for student-faculty interaction in the 2006 National Survey of Student Engagement.

- Ranked 1st for research publication effectiveness by RE$EARCH Infosource.