B.Sc. On Campus

Nursing – Accelerated

University of Prince Edward Island

24 months
13590 CAD/year
6270 CAD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing – Accelerated program at the University of Prince Edward Island is intended for applicants with a university degree who wish to become professional nurses.


University of Prince Edward Island was the first province in Canada to adopt Baccalaureate education as the exclusive entry to nursing practice. This decision placed us at the forefront in the initiative across Canada to locate Nursing education at the university level.

Students apply through the Registrar’s Office, and must submit the UPEI Undergraduate Application Form. Students in the Nursing – Accelerated Program are required to take the same courses and have the same number of clinical hours as students in the four-year BScN program.


  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Medical Writer

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Fundamentals of Nursing Practice
  • Health Assessment
  • Introductory Pharmacology
  • Pathophysiology for Nursing Students

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • successfully completed Grade 12 or equivalent courses in English, Math, Chemistry, and Biology;
  • completed an undergraduate degree with a minimum average of 75% (GPA 3.0 or B) in the last 20 courses of the degree and normally registered as a full-time student;
  • students who have completed courses after being granted a degree must have a minimum 75% average based on the best 20 courses of the last 22 courses taken

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    13590 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13590 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    6270 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6270 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Charlottetown

1080 - 1710 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Our partners

Nursing – Accelerated
University of Prince Edward Island


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!