Queens University of Charlotte
is a private
, co-educational, comprehensive university
located in Charlotte, North Carolina
. The school as approximately 2,600 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 College for Adult 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.
Queens University of Charlotte is a co-educational, master's level university that has served Charlotte and the southeast for more than 150 years. The University prides itself on a strong foundation of an outstanding and committed faculty, innovative curricula, creative programs and a Presbyterian heritage.
Founded in 1857 as the Charlotte Female Institute, the school was originally at College and 9th streets. From 1891-1896, it was called the Seminary for Girls. In 1896, the Concord and Mecklenburg Presbyteries chartered the Presbyterian Female College. The seminary merged with this new college. In 1912, anticipating the move to the present campus in the Myers Park neighborhood, the school became Queens College.
The name Queens College was adopted for three reasons: at the request of the Alumnae Association to disarm prejudice in deference to other Presbyterian colleges... Read More