Queens University of Charlotte
Queens University of Charlotte is a private university in Charlotte, North Carolina. The university was established in 1857. It was originally called the Charlotte Female Institute. The institute merged with the Presbyterian Female College in 1912 to become Queens College. It received university status in 2002 and now offers over 34 undergraduate majors and 10 graduate degree programs. The university is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church and serves close to 2,000 students per year. Queens University manages several colleges and schools, including the Blair College of Health, which houses the Presbyterian School of Nursing, the Kinesiology Department, and the Human Service Studies Department.
Nursing programs available at the university include traditional BSN, accelerated BSN, and RN to BSN programs. Graduate-level programs include MSN and RN to MSN programs. All programs are accredited by the CCNE. At the Presbyterian School of Nursing, the RN to BSN program is offered online, while the accelerated and traditional programs require on-campus learning. Incoming freshman who are interested in the traditional BSN program must first enroll as a general student. During the second semester of their sophomore year, students can apply to join the nursing program. Clinical rotations are completed through partnerships with nearby healthcare agencies.
|Campus LocaleLarge City|
|Number of Students2,507|
|Student to Faculty Ratio10:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation |
Presbyterian Church (USA)
|On Campus HousingYes|
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges|
01/01/1932 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
02/01/2006 - 05/01/2014
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels|
09/29/2001 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels|
09/29/2001 - Current
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|SAT||1010 to 1198|
|ACT||21 to 26|
|Secondary school GPA Required|
|Secondary school rank Considered but not required|
|Secondary school record Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended|
|Recommendations Considered but not required|
|Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended|
|Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Considered but not required|
|Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended|
In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$464/credit|
|In State Students||$464/credit|
|Out of State Students||$464/credit|
|In District Students||$644/credit|
|In State Students||$644/credit|
|Out of State Students||$644/credit|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 98% of Queens University of Charlotte's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||--||$2,500|
|State Grant & Scholarships||24%||$4,855|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||97%||$20,024|
|Federal Student Loans||59%||$5,680|
$24,512Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$17,741|
|$30,001 to $48,000$19,665|
|$48,001 to $75,000$20,073|
|$75,001 to $110,000$23,065|
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Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
- North Carolina Masters Nurse Scholars Program, Graduate Program
- North Carolina Nurse Education Scholarship-Loan Program
- Virginia Elizabeth and Alma Vane Taylor Nursing Scholarship
- Ann Mabe Newman and William G. Newman Nursing Scholarship
- Carol Ann Beerstecher Nursing Scholarship
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and North Carolina state board of nursing.