Queens University of Charlotte

Charlotte, NC 28274

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 LocaleCity: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio9:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation
Presbyterian Church (USA)
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate77%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. ADN Closed in 2014
  2. BSN
  3. Masters degrees (MSN, RN to MSN)
  4. RN to BSN
  5. Accelerated BSN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 83
Clinical Nurse Leader Postbaccalaureate certificate 0
Nursing Administration Master's degree 34

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Queens University of Charlotte

Cabarrus College of Health Sciences
21.58 miles away
Wingate University
26.25 miles away
Pfeiffer University
37.06 miles away
Lenoir-Rhyne University
47.05 miles away
Gardner-Webb University
47.32 miles away
Newberry College
76.1 miles away
Montreat College
88.27 miles away
Lees-McRae College
89.07 miles away
Methodist University
110.51 miles away
Anderson University
112.48 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
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

Admission to School


Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading470 to 570
SAT: Math470 to 570
ACT Composite21 to 26
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Secondary school record Considered but not 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

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$24,440
30k to 48k$22,738
48k to 75k$22,684
75k to 110k$27,959
Over 110k$28,871
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $464.00 $464.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $622.00 $622.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Queens University of Charlotte
1900 Selwyn Ave
Charlotte, NC 28274

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