Queens University of Charlotte Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

McColl School of Business at Queens University of Charlotte
McColl School of Business at Queens University of Charlotte. James Willamor / Flickr

Queens University of Charlotte Admissions Overview:

With an acceptance rate of 83%, Queens University of Charlotte admits the majority of applicants each year. Students with good grades and solid test scores are likely to be accepted. In order to apply, interested students will need to submit an application, official high school transcripts, scores from either the SAT or ACT, and an optional letter of recommendation.

For more information about applying, be sure to visit the school's website, or contact the admissions office at Queens.

Admissions Data (2016):

Queens University of Charlotte Description:

Queens University of Charlotte is a private, four-year, Presbyterian university in Charlotte, North Carolina. It has about 2,400 students supported by a 12 to 1 student / faculty ratio. Queens has 35 majors and 16 graduate programs, and the school takes pride in its international study and internship programs. Professional fields such as nursing and business are particularly popular. The university offers numerous evening and continuing education options for working students, and the majority of graduate students attend part time.

Student life is active with over 40 student clubs and organizations, a few sororities and fraternities, and a host of intramural sports. Queens is a member of the NCAA Division II Conference Carolinas, and has recently opened a new sports complex with a statue of their mascot, Rex. At 15-feet tall, this statue of Rex is believed to be the largest standing lion statue in the world.

For those who like adventure, Queens offers an Outdoor Education program with activities like skiing, hiking, and whitewater rafting.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 2,330 (1,617 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 30% Male / 70% Female
  • 81% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $32,560
  • Books: $1,200 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $11,486
  • Other Expenses: $2,300
  • Total Cost: $47,546

Queens University of Charlotte Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 99%
    • Loans: 79%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $19,787
    • Loans: $6,783

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Business Administration, Communication, Elementary Education, Human Services, Nursing, Psychology

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 77%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 47%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 53%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Basketball, Soccer, Golf, Cheerleading, Swimming, Tennis, Cross Country, Basketball
  • Women's Sports: Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Softball, Volleyball, Basketball, Track, Tennis, Soccer

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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