Queens University of Charlotte is a private, co-educational, comprehensive university located in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States. The school has approximately 2,300 undergraduate and graduate students through the College of Arts and Sciences, the McColl School of Business, the Wayland H. Cato, Jr. School of Education, the James L. Knight School of Communication, Hayworth School of Graduate and Continuing Studies and the Andrew Blair College of Health, which features the Presbyterian School of Nursing. Established in 1857, the university offers 34 undergraduate majors and 66 concentrations, and 10 graduate programs.
Many of Queens University’s students are enrolled in either the Business and Marketing programs (33% of undergraduates) or the Communications and Journalism programs (15% of undergraduates). Rounding out the top three most popular majors are the Health Professions, which are studied by approximately 10% of the undergraduate population according to the College Board. Queens University of Charlotte accepts 76% of freshman applicants and 73% of transfer applicants, according to College Board.
Queens University of Charlotte’s athletic teams take the identity of the Queens Royals on the field and cheer their teams on via their mascot, Rex. Queens is a member of the NCAA’s Division II program nationally; regionally, the Royals participate in the South Atlantic Conference.