Nestled in a historic tree-filled neighborhood just minutes from Uptown Charlotte, Queens has provided students with transformational experiences for more than 155 years.
A private, co-ed, masters-level university, Queens serves 2,400 undergraduate and graduate students in academic programs across the liberal arts and sciences as well as the professional fields of business, communication, nursing, health and education. All degree programs are grounded in a liberal arts core to help students hone their critical thinking, problem-solving and communication skills.
With a 10:1 student-faculty ratio, the university is known for its student-centered mentality, welcoming Southern hospitality and talented and caring faculty. Queens values the factors which foster student success: An intimate learning environment, excellence in teaching and intellectual curiosity.
Queens is also home to five N.C. Professors of the Year; 18 NCAA Division II men's and women's sports teams; and, exemplary international study and internship programs that have been ranked among the best in the country.
Queens University of Charlotte is firmly committed to principles of honor and prides itself on the spirit of trust that exists among all of its members. At the very heart of Queens University of Charlotte is the Honor Code. The Honor Code is based on the principle that a spirit of trust should pervade all aspects of student life. Its essence is that any violation of the Honor Code is an offense against the community. The Honor Code at Queens University of Charlotte is the keystone of the University's belief that its students should act honorably and responsibly in all aspects of life, both on and off campus. The Honor Code incorporates the high principles of honor and integrity in both personal conduct and academic work. The purpose of the Honor Code is to assist in the development of mature men and women who act responsibly at all times and promote a community based on the principles of responsible citizenship, mutual trust and respect. The Honor Code is binding on all members of the University community and applies to all phases of life at the University. An effective Honor Code depends upon each student adhering to the spirit and letter of its principles. It demands accountability on the part of each student for his or her actions. Queens students are responsible for their personal conduct at all times and shall be subject to review, including possible suspension, for behavior that discredits themselves or the University. As a commitment to this system of honor, students are asked to sign the Honor Code as part of their application for admission. The Honor Code incorporates two different pledges of student conduct: the academic pledge and the community pledge. In addition, it embodies the individual's commitment to develop a community of honor, including taking action against those who violate the Code.
Queens University of Charlotte provides transformative educational experiences that nurture intellectual curiosity, promote global understanding, encourage ethical living and prepare individuals for purposeful and fulfilling lives.