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The University of Mount Olive is dedicated to the total development of all students in an environment nurtured by Christian values. Small class sizes allow for personalized attention and focus on career and personal development. The commitment of our faculty and staff, coupled with a driving ambition of our students, promotes success.

A University of Mount Olive education provides...

A liberal arts education that nurtures systemic thinking and communication skills, including:

  • Disciplinary knowledge based in theory as well as application
  • Lifelong learning opportunities in harmony with spiritual, ethical, and moral growth
  • Transcultural experiences and global awareness

The University of Mount Olive encourages academic, physical, social, and spiritual growth to equip men and women for a meaningful life and career. To accomplish its academic and social goals, the College provides an atmosphere in which positive relationships can flourish. The College emphasizes the availability of its faculty and staff for advisement, counsel and guidance, encouraging students to engage in conversation and discussion with their professors. The College strives to open students’ minds and create in them a passion for lifelong learning, plus a tolerance for and discernment of diverse opinions. The College stresses personal ethics such as integrity, honesty and industriousness as attributes of the educated person.

Daytime, Evening, and Online Degree Options

The University of Mount Olive provides a solid education for life and career. Challenging academic programs are designed to prepare our students for rewarding employment or graduate studies. An emphasis on effective teaching focuses on learning to evaluate and to make decisions in order to develop the ability to think independently, constructively and creatively.

Whether you’re an incoming freshman, transfer student or adult student, the University of Mount Olive is sure to have a college degree program offering the educational tools to help you achieve your academic and personal goals!

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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, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, Research Triangle Park, Washington, Jacksonville, and in Smithfield at Johnston Community College.