Charlotte, North Carolina, known as the

"Queen City"

provides an ideal setting for the RTS Charlotte campus. Charlotte is a city of churches, and enjoyes an unparalleled heritage of Christian life and community. Today, more than 3,000 churches minister to an ever-expanding population of God's people within an hour drive of Charlotte.

  • Charlotte is nicknamed "The City of Churches" for its many churches.

  • Charlotte was ranked the #1 Best Place to Live by Relocate-America.com, ranked as one of the Ten Best Place to Live by Money Magazine, #8 town in 100 Best Places to Live and Launch by CNNmoney.com, and has been listed among the top in many other prominent rankings.

  • As a result of its location and the growing reputation as one of the best cities, Charlotte is growing at a rapid pace and was recently ranked the 5th fastes-growing city in the U.S.

  • Charlotte-Mecklenburg high schools are listed among Newsweek magazine's annual 1,300 Best High Schools in America list.

  • Charlotte is ranked #6 on the list of cities with the most Fortune 500 companies.


The city of Charlotte is just two hours from the peaks of great mountain ranges such as the Blue Ridge and Great Smoky Mountains, and a little over three hours from the sandy shores of South Carolina. Even though Charlotte has great Southern charm and hospitality, the city is a strategic place of commerce and learning.

Located on the border between North and South Carolina, the Charlotte metro area has the vitality of a big city and the ease of country life, and the Queen City is recognized among the top ten places to live in the United States

Home to professional sports, the nation's second largest banking center, Fortune 500 companies, and academic and research institutions, Charlotte is a remarkable place to live and study in preparation for the gospel ministry.

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