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Life At Queens

quintessential college campus. and a queen city experience.

Engaging and learning on and off campus is an integral part of the Queens experience. From new opportunities such as participating in clubs and organizations or sorority and fraternity life to volunteering with the Charlotte community, there are countless ways to get plugged in and involved. Queens touts 25 national championships from its 26 NCAA Division II sports teams, which include swimming, basketball, rugby, field hockey, soccer, triathlon, baseball and softball.

Living in the heart of Charlotte, North Carolina, there is never a shortage of activities and entertainment to choose from. Living in a city this vibrant, you’ve got lots to explore.

Life as Royals

Students hanging out in Uptown
 CharlotteCharlotte Community
"Attending a school in Charlotte has shaped my experience academically, socially, and professionally by allowing me to take full advantage of a slew of opportunities." - Vanessa Merlos Fuentes '21
Students listening to lecture in class
Diversity & InclusionDiversity, Equity & Inclusion
"Queens has a close-knit feel that makes it so easy to develop lifelong relationships and create a core of people to catapult you to the next level." - Adam Moore '21
Two students having fun at the beach
Clubs & OrgsClubs and Organizations
"I joined a sorority to be involved with something bigger than myself. I've found friends and connections that have benefited me in all ways imaginable." - Caroline Ferris '20

root for fellow royals

Student swimming laps in pool

Luke Erwee '22

"Queens has taught me to be a team player, and although swimming is an individual and often lonely sport, I have learned that the team comes first and the camaraderie and support of teammates are paramount to create success and be happy."

Queens Athletics


Royalty has its perks

Queens is your home away from home. Take advantage of our state-of-the-art Levine Center for Wellness and Recreation, as well as stop by the Health and Wellness Center to keep you at your best. Find out about events, including long-standing traditions like Spring Carnival, by checking the campus calendar.

Explore on campus amenities and learn more about what Queens has to offer:

Since our founding in 1857, Queens has focused on core values such as service, intellectual curiosity, and commitment to the common good. Students are given a chance to nurture the commitment to these principles through programs hosted by The Belk Chapel. Royals can also participate in time-honored traditions such as Boar's Head and Casino Night, or work on their resume and interview skills as they prepare for an internship with the help of our Vandiver Center for Career Development.

learn around the world

Study abroad class in Ireland

Allison Blackwell '22

"The world is so much bigger than you can imagine, and it's filled with so many people who have different cultures, traditions, and beliefs. Traveling abroad is a chance to hear new stories and learn about things you may never encounter in your home country. It's through experience and understanding that we connect with each other."

Study Abroad at Queens


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Find Out if Queens is the right fit for you by taking an individual or group tour.

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