Get to Know Queens
Located in the heart of the historic Myers Park neighborhood in Charlotte, N.C.
“Not to be served, but to serve”
44 states & 50 countries
Total Student Body
The year was 1857, the year of our founding in uptown Charlotte.
Since then, much has changed.
Charlotte – the Queen City
15th Largest City in U.S.
4th Fastest Growing Job Market
7 Pro Sports Teams
#8 Best Places to Live in the U.S.
U.S. News & World Report 2023-2024
1,400 Arrivals & Departures Daily
from Charlotte Douglas International Airport (average)
Average Class Size
43 Majors & 68 Minors
9 Pre-Professional Programs
Pre-Medical, Pre-Vet, etc.
9 Master’s Programs
27 Graduate Certificates
Five North Carolina Professors of the Year among our present and former faculty
Two Pulitzer Prize finalists, two MacArthur Genius Award Fellows, a Fulbright Scholar, and North Carolina’s Poet Laureate
How We Rank
U.S. News & World Report 2022-2023
- #9 overall (Regional Universities South category)
Within the Regional Universities South category (136 schools total):
- #6: Best Undergraduate Business Program
- #8: Alumni Giving Percentage and #4 among all Regional Universities
- #16: Most Innovative Schools
- #19: Best Undergraduate Nursing Program
- #23: Best Value Schools
- #25: Best Colleges for Veterans
Rex the Lion
Division I NCAA Athletic Teams
Athletes on Campus
Team National Championships
More national championships than all the other universities in Charlotte – combined.