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University of Mount Olive
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  • 4 Year
  • MOUNT OLIVE, NC

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade C
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade A+

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Mount Olive is a private, Christian university located in Mount Olive, North Carolina. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,348 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Mount Olive acceptance rate is 62%. Popular majors include Business, Liberal Arts and Humanities, and Early Childhood Education. Graduating 46% of students, Mount Olive alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $34,500.

About

634 HENDERSON ST
MOUNT OLIVE, NC 28365
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Conference Carolinas

University of Mount Olive Rankings

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UMO Admissions

Acceptance Rate
62%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
900-1110
ACT Range
16-22
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No
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Cost

Net Price
$14,805 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$17,250 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
71%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 24 responses
79%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 28 responses
68%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 28 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
16
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
1
Online Associates Programs
1
Online Bachelor's Programs
14
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    32%
  • On Campus
    14%
  • Online
    54%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,348 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,002
Undergrads Over 25
30%
Pell Grant
58%
Varsity Athletes
36%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 15 responses
  • Study-focused and/or sports worthy
    47%
  • Few are studying-focused
    13%
  • Sporty
    13%
  • Study-focused and/ or sport worthy, stuck up/noisy
    13%
  • Outgoing
    7%
  • Stuck up and noisy
    7%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
77%
Poll
84%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 31 responses
Poll
43%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 44 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 28 responses
  • Allows me to work and be able to go to school
    43%
  • Small but great quality
    43%
  • Flexible and tailored to student needs
    7%
  • Home away from home
    4%
  • Stuck up, small town
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$39,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
46%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
100%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 18 responses

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