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About Queens University

Big City. Small School. Perfect Fit.


VIBRANT CITY. close knit community.

Founded in 1857, Queens University of Charlotte is a small, private, co-ed, masters-level university focused on tailoring dynamic experiences for students in and outside of the classroom.

Our campus is nestled in the historic neighborhood of Myers Park, just minutes from uptown Charlotte. With 42 majors, 63 minors and numerous graduate and certificate programs, students of all ages have unlimited possibilities to grow academically and socially. Charlotte is one of the fastest-growing metro areas in the country, and it's also an extended classroom for our students, full of research, service and internship opportunities.

Here, you don't have to choose between an intimate campus or a big city. At Queens, you get a quintessential college experience with the perks of the Queen City, which was ranked No. 6 among U.S. News & World Report's "Best Places to Live" in the country.

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Innovative Education. Rooted in Tradition.

Firmly grounded in liberal arts, Queens delivers an innovative education that fosters dialogue and critical thinking. Students engage in a unique combination of transformative experiences in and out of the classroom. That includes studying abroad – an unforgettable opportunity that nearly all Queens traditional graduates have. It’s through close relationships with peers and faculty that every student here feels valued, supported and challenged.

On the Field. In the Classroom.

Queens Athletics thrives on its mission to intentionally promote an experience that fosters excellence in education and competition.

Our student-athletes are known for excelling in sports and being leaders in the classroom. The university’s dedication to a balance of academics and athletics is on display with their average GPA of 3.43. The Royals have 26 NCAA Division II athletics teams that participate in the Southern Athletic Conference.

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