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Queen's University CC Motto Sapientia et Doctrina Stabilitas (Wisdom...
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Queen's University CC Motto Sapientia et Doctrina Stabilitas (Wisdom and knowledge shall be the stability of thy times)  Established October 16, 1841 Type Public Endowment $516.8 million Staff 1,031 Chancellor A. Charles Baillie Principal Karen R. Hitchcock Undergraduates 13,500 Postgraduates 2,900 Location Kingston, ON Canada Campus Urban, 141 acres (0.6 km²) Website http://www.queensu.ca Old Douglas Library doorsQueen's University, or simply Queen's, is a coeducational, non-sectarian university located in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, on the edge of Lake Ontario. Queen's University was founded on October 16, 1841, 26 years before Canadian Confederation. Queen's was the first Canadian university west of the maritime provinces to grant degrees, admit women, and to form a student government. It also hosted the country's first session of Parliament. Queen's has approximately 13,500 full-time undergraduate students and 2,900 graduate students. There are annually more than 25,000 applications received for the 3,400 first-year undergraduate positions. Queen's consistently places close to the top of college and university rankings and as a result, attracts top-tier students and faculty. The average entrance grade for 2004 was 89%, second only to McGill University with 89.3%. WIKIPEDIA