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University of Mount Olive

Mount Olive, NC 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate51%
Acceptance Rate51%

About University of Mount Olive

University of Mount Olive Overview

University of Mount Olive is a private, religious school in the small town setting of Mount Olive, North Carolina. University of Mount Olive was founded in 1951 and enrolls 2,350 undergrads and no graduate students. University of Mount Olive provides housing for students. Most students live in off campus housing.

Student Activities at University of Mount Olive

Are you interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus

University of Mount Olive does not have any fraternities or sororities, do it might be a good option if Greek life isn't a priority for you.

Planning to play sports? University of Mount Olive has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at University of Mount Olive on the Student Life page.

2022 University of Mount Olive Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Other
Overall Acceptance Rate 51%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 2.8
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 57%
Tuition $23,591
Percent of Need Met 67%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $15,947

Is University of Mount Olive a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can give you a sense of how selective a university is.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a better view of what University of Mount Olive offers and if it might be the right college for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for University of Mount Olive

It is not difficult to get into University of Mount Olive. The university admitted 51% of all applicants in 2022. Out of 2,262 applications received in 2022, 1,143 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at University of Mount Olive

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at University of Mount Olive, around 58% return for the next year. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook University of Mount Olive Graduates

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from University of Mount Olive by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with University of Mount Olive directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at University of Mount Olive

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

University of Mount Olive meets 67% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $15,947 a year.

Graduates in the class of 2022 had an average of $32,227 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at University of Mount Olive.

Based on this information, is University of Mount Olive the school for you? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is University of Mount Olive a good school for you?

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Where is University of Mount Olive?

University of Mount Olive is located in the small town setting of Mount Olive, North Carolina, in the suburbs of Raleigh.

If you would like to see University of Mount Olive for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take State Route 55 to Mount Olive, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Raleigh-Durham International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what University of Mount Olive and Mount Olive are like without leaving home.

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College Info

634 Henderson Street Mount Olive, NC 28365

Campus Setting: Small Town

University of Mount Olive Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of Mount Olive is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of Mount Olive is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

University of Mount Olive ACT Scores


ACT Range

15 - 20

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University of Mount Olive SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

400 - 500


Reading SAT Range

395 - 500

University of Mount Olive Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at University of Mount Olive is like? There are approximately 2,350 students enrolled at University of Mount Olive. 57% percent of students attend school full-time, 95% percent are from NC and 5% percent of students are from other states.


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