Quick Facts: University of Mount Olive

Dozens of degree options... Award-winning NCAA Division II athletic teams... Seven campus locations throughout Eastern North Carolina... Diverse population of traditional and nontraditional students... These are just a few of the things that distinguish the University of Mount Olive.

Check out our “quick facts” below to learn more!


  • The University is a four-year private institution with liberal arts and professional studies programs leading to baccalaureate and associate degrees
  • There are more than 40 majors offered in a variety of formats for all ages and situations
  • 86% of the full-time faculty hold terminal degrees in their field of study
  • The University of Mount Olive is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate and baccalaureate degrees
  • The Robert L. Tillman School of Business is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs


  • 2008 NCAA Division II National Champions in Baseball
  • 20 NCAA Division II teams
  • 40% of traditional student body are student athletes
  • The University of Mount Olive was the recipient of the 2011-12 Joby Hawn Cup, awarded to the top athletics program in Conference Carolinas
  • The University of Mount Olive teams have made 30 NCAA Division II tournament appearances
  • The University of Mount Olive student athletes have won a total of 18 All-American awards
  • Seven student athletes have been named Academic All-Americans
  • Last year, more than half of our student athletes recorded greater than a 3.0 grade point average, and 27 had a perfect 4.0 in the fall and/or spring semesters

The University of Mount Olive is a private institution rooted in the liberal arts tradition with defining Christian values. The University, sponsored by the Convention of Original Free Will Baptists, has locations in Mount Olive, New Bern, Wilmington, Goldsboro, Research Triangle Park, Washington and Jacksonville.