The University of Mount Olive

Mount Olive, NC

The University of Mount Olive

Mount Olive, NC

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Tuition & Fees

$20,600

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
3%
500-599
23%
400-499
49%
300-399
23%
200-299
2%
600-699
7%
500-599
26%
400-499
46%
300-399
20%
200-299
1%
24-29
8%
18-23
61%
12-17
29%
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undergraduateRatios

33%

male

67%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Selective

50%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,143
Declined 1,119
Total Received 2,262
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Private

3,251

undergraduate students

120

graduate students

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School Facts

The University of Mount Olive, founded in 1951, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 138-acre campus is located in Mount Olive, NC, 75 miles south of Raleigh.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 3,371
Established in 1951
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Free Will Baptist

138-acre campus in Mount Olive (population: 4,650), 60 miles from Raleigh; branch campuses in Goldsboro, Jacksonville, New Bern, Research Triangle Park, Washington, and Wilmington. Served by bus; major airport serves Raleigh; smaller airport serves Jacksonville (45 miles); train serves Wilson (41 miles).

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Metropolitan area: Raleigh
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Raleigh-Durham International

The University of Mount Olive
634 Henderson Street
Mount Olive, NC
28365

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
11%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government Association
  • Phi Beta Lambda
  • commuters organization
  • Christian Student Fellowship
  • English Society

Top Events

  • Pickle Classic Basketball Tournament
  • Mr. and Miss Mount Olive College
  • MOOS Day
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Campus Facts

  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • Other security measures
  • overnight security patrols; weekend patrols

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
10%
Top 1/4
47%
Top 1/2
68%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
3%
500-599
23%
400-499
49%
300-399
23%
200-299
2%
600-699
7%
500-599
26%
400-499
46%
300-399
20%
200-299
1%
24-29
8%
18-23
61%
12-17
29%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $20
Application deadline August 18
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 2.85

Selective

50%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,143
Declined 1,119
Total Received 2,262

Admissions Factors

Very Important

character/personal qualities
academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

extracurricular activities
level of applicant's interest
talent/ability
standardized test scores

Considered

alumni/ae relation
geographical residence
interview
class rank
recommendation(s)
state residency

Not Considered

application essay
first generation
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 11
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $20,600
Room & board $8,550
Books & supplies $1,350
Total $30,500

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Football, Racquetball, Soccer, Table tennis, Tennis, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Football, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Art/Art Studies, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, Other
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, General
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Studies
Forensic Science and Technology
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
History, General
Human Services, General
Information Science/Studies
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Management Information Systems, General
Mathematics, General
Music, General
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Psychology, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Secondary Education and Teaching
Visual and Performing Arts, General
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Air force ROTC

3,371

total students

95%

in-state

5%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

96%

3,251
students

Female
67%
2,163

Male
33%
1,088

4%

120
students

Female
72%
86

Male
28%
34

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

42%

1,393
students

Female
59%
818

Male
41%
575

58%

1,858
students

Female
73%
1,345

Male
27%
513

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 58%
Student 4 year graduation rate 34%
Student 5 year graduation rate 7%
Student 6 year graduation rate 3%

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
28%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
50%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

532

Transfer students enrolled

16%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tutors
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