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UPEI Entrance UPEI
550 Yniversity ave
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, C1A 4P3
Phone: 902 894 5865
Fax: 902 566 0700
[email protected]

UPEI is a small (2900 student) university, featuring a strong liberal arts tradition and a rich athletic legacy. UPEI overlooks the historic city of Charlottetown. Prince of Wales College and St. Dunstan's University were merged into the University of Prince Edward Island in 1969. St. Dunstan's College, which opened its doors in 1855, and achieved university status 30 years later

UPEI's 200-member faculty provides a rich blend of academic programs in arts, sciences, business, education, nursing, and veterinary medicine. Graduate programs (veterinary medicine, chemistry, biology, and education) , internship opportunities, and exchange programs are offered in addition to Continuing and Distance Education with many departments. The university also offers a certificate and a diploma program in public administration; certificate programs in human resource management and management development for women; diploma programs in school librarianship, adult education, and inclusive education; and a three-year diploma program in engineering.

Holland College
PE Phone: (902)652-2424
Holland College
Georgetown, PE Phone: (902)652-2055

Holland College was founded in 1969, on the campus of the former Prince of Wales College which dates back to 1834.


Holland College offers over 75 full-time career-oriented programs in a wide variety of fields, including accounting, aircraft maintenance technology, automotive technology, business administration, carpentry, cooking, corrections officer, early childhood education, medical support services, para-medicine, licensed nursing assistants, hospitality management, journalism, marine engineering, office administration, retail management, and visual communications.

Programs vary up to two years; and are tailored to meet the needs of individual students. The cornerstone of Holland College programs is CBE (competency-based education).

The College has created partnerships and centres of excellence for key industries including: the Atlantic Tourism and Hospitality Institute, the Culinary Institute of Canada, the Justice Institute of Canada, the PEI Institute of Adult and Community Education Inc., and the Holland College Aircraft Maintenance and Training Centre.

Collège de l'Acadie
Societe Educative De L'I.P.E.
Wellington, Wellington Station, PE C0B 2E0
Phone: (902)854-3010
Since 1995, le Collège de l'Acadie has been serving the PEI Francophone population via the satellite office in Wellington, PEI. Technology-based linkages to the Collège de l'Acadie in Nova Scotia, enables the Société éducative de l'Île-du-Prince-Édouard to provide distance education programming, general education programs and literacy programs, as well as retraining courses and French as a Second Language courses. A Masters in Education program is currently being offered to Island teachers of French by the Université de Moncton, New Brunswick, and programming from Université Sainte-Anne, Nova Scotia, has also been offered.

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