#4 Best Private Colleges in North Carolina

Queens University of Charlotte

Charlotte, North Carolina

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Queens University of Charlotte overview
Location Charlotte, North Carolina
Online queens.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
Religious Affiliation Presbyterian Church (USA)
Queens University of Charlotte overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Queens University of Charlotte, established in 1857, is a private, coeducational institution located in the suburban setting of Charlotte, North Carolina. The campus presents a mix of modern and traditional architecture with ample on-campus housing options. Renowned for its emphasis on leadership development and international focus, Queens University offers undergraduate and graduate degrees across various disciplines, with notable programs in business administration and health sciences. While exhibiting a moderately selective admission process, the university also extends opportunities for study abroad and internships to complement academic learning. The university competes at the NCAA Division II level and is particularly recognized for its successful men's and women's basketball and swimming teams, known as the Royals.

In the most recent statistical year 3,154 prospective students applied, and 2,248 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 303 enrolled in the school.  1,367 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 506 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $39,030 plus fees of $1,800. Queens is ranked 289 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2024 U.S. Colleges Ranking.












Queens is rated within the top 36% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards

Queens University of Charlotte overview
SAT 1080/1255
ACT 22/29
Estimated GPA 3.41

Applications Accepted

Queens University of Charlotte overview
Applications Due Sep 7, 2023
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Queens University of Charlotte
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$1,800
Room and Board $14,026
Budget for Other Expenses$2,040
Total One Year Cost$58,096

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$44,100 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

61% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Queens University of Charlotte students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 48%
Business 11%
Psychology 8%
Communication 7%
Visual and Performing Arts 5%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=199412 IPEDS survey data for Queens University of Charlotte.

Current students may use the Queens University of Charlotte GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.