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Details for Queens University of Charlotte

Basics
Description:

Queens University of Charlotte is a private, Presbyterian-affiliated comprehensive university located in Charlotte, North Carolina. It was founded in 1857 as a female educational institution, but is now coeducational.

Read more about Queens University in articles from the Pope Center for Higher Education Policy

 

 

Public or Private: Private
Average High School GPA: 3.60
Average SAT Score (Out of 2400): 1390-1730
ACT Score: 20-26
6-Year Graduation Rate: 61%
Acceptance Rate: 74%
Student-Faculty Ratio: 12:1
Undergraduate Enrollment: 1956
HBCU: No
Women's College: No
Religious Affiliation: Presbyterian Church (USA)
Location: Suburban
Website: http://www.queens.edu/
Academic Quality
General Education Rating: C
Shakespeare: No
Academic Transparency: Not Transparent
Financial Matters
In State Tuition: $29,700.00
Out of State Tuition: $29,700.00
Average Starting Salary of Graduates: $39,200.00
Average Student Debt of Graduates: $27,832.00
Good Economic Value?: Fair
Percentage of Funding Provided by Taxpayers: 4.00%
Percentage of Alumni who Give: 24.00%
Politicization
FIRE's Free Speech Rating: Red
Alternative Newspaper: Yes
Student Political Involvement: Somewhat Political
Faculty Political Balance: Very Unbalanced: Democratic
Board of Trustees Political Balance: Unbalanced: Republican
Pope Center for Higher Education Policy Articles

These articles mention Queens University of Charlotte:

The End of Summer Reading?: Disenchantment with freshman reading sets in across North Carolina. (June 30, 2013)

A Refreshing Commencement Season: This year's addresses in North Carolina colleges and universities featured big names but few politicians. (May 19, 2013)

How Did Your School Do?: U.S. News and Forbes disagree about North Carolina's colleges, and we have another recommendation (September 29, 2011)

Out of School and Into the Red: Debt-to-salary ratios reveal which North Carolina schools give students a good payback. (September 2, 2011)

A Literary "Groundhog Day": The titles may change somewhat from year to year, but college summer readings stay the same: uninspired,unchallenging, and predictably left-leaning. (June 26,2011)

Subdued Beginnings: The times are somber and the commencement speakers are serious. (May 15, 2011)

The Winners Are...Democrats!: The Pope Center's College Finder project reveals that the faculty at North Carolina colleges are mostly Democrats. (April 8, 2011)

How Does Your University Measure Up?: The Pope Center and ACTA examine the state of general education at colleges and universities in North Carolina. (February 24, 2011)

The Truth about Campus Crime: In spite of the headlines, campuses are generally safe; watch out for the neighborhood, though. (December 6, 2010)

In Defense of Pervasive Sectarianism: A recent ruling by the North Carolina Court of Appeals places a needless burden on the state’s religiously based private colleges. (August 30, 2010)

Do North Carolina Students Have Freedom of Speech? (February 7, 2010)

To Be or Not To Be: Shakespeare in the English Department (September 27, 2007)