Queens University of Charlotte is a private, student-centered, comprehensive university with a diverse coeducational student body of more than 2,600.
Our vision is for the College of Arts & Sciences to be recognized as a catalyst for passionate curiosity, curricular innovation, collaborative scholarship, and creativity. We serve the university and the community as an intellectual and cultural hub that connects the arts, sciences, and humanities. Our innovative interaction approach features a team-taught liberal arts curriculum that is a model for schools nationwide. We couple that approach with an international program that sends almost 90% of our students overseas and an internship program that offers students more than 325 sites across Charlotte and abroad.
The McColl School of Business educates students to become successful business and professional leaders who are competent, understand the importance of character and are committed to their communities. It prepares individuals for careers by providing high quality, innovative undergraduate and graduate business education, and offers a comprehensive set of educational programs and enrichment opportunities which serve as important educational resources for the Charlotte region and beyond.
The Knight School of Communication prepares consumers and creators of communication messages to become engaged citizens, advocates and leaders in the communities they serve. Graduates serve as leading practitioners in journalism, corporate and organizational communication, and in strategic business, community, civic and governmental leadership. The Knight School of Communication offers an undergraduate major in communication. Students learn to embrace change as a way of life in an always on world. With a foundation in the liberal arts, through practical use of technology and multimedia skills, and with an insistence on critical thinking skills, they are prepared to be fearless and confident about the years ahead.
The Wayland H. Cato, Jr. School of Education prepares culturally responsive educators who are leaders, experts in their fields and facilitators of learning for all students in a "community of respect." One of the school's most notable undergraduate elements is the North Carolina Teaching Fellows Program, dedicated to recruiting talented high school graduates into the teaching profession and helping them develop the leadership qualities needed to succeed in the profession.
The Andrew Blair College of Health was created in 2010 to help Queens expand its offerings to prepare students to work in the growing healthcare field. It is home to The Presbyterian School of Nursing which annually produces the largest number of nurses of any private institution in NC. Several options are available at associate's, bachelor's and master's levels of study.
The Presbyterian School of Nursing at Queens University of Charlotte upholds a tradition of more than a century of excellence in the development of our current and future nursing workforce. The Presbyterian School of Nursing is comprised of over 20 full-time faculty and over 300 students in its ASN, BSN, and MSN programs.
Queens University of Charlotte is committed to adult studies and ongoing education including undergraduate coursework, graduate programs, nursing education, programs for military personnel and online degrees. These options were created to offer you the flexibility you need to achieve your goals.