The University of Mount Olive (UMO) is one of the most unique, fastest growing, and most affordable private educational institutions in North Carolina. Whether a student is getting ready to graduate from high school, wanting to transfer to a new college setting, or is a working adult with little time to earn a college degree, UMO provides students with programs to fit their individual needs in a time and setting convenient for any lifestyle. The University of Mount Olive has received designation as a Military Friendly school for the past several years due to our support of military students and veterans in their quest to earn a degree.
In its traditional program, UMO offers over 40 different majors. The average class size is under 25. Transformational experiences also occur outside the classroom in more than 30 student organizations, professional and collegiate clubs, performing groups, internships, and community service opportunities. Students have the opportunity to compete on 20 highly-competitive NCAA Division II intercollegiate athletic teams.
UMO also offers one-night-a-week degree programs for adult students. Bachelor degree options include accounting, business management, criminal justice and criminology, early childhood education, healthcare management, human resource management, leadership, management information systems, and religion. An associate degree in general studies is also available. These programs are offered at locations in Mount Olive, Jacksonville, New Bern, Research Triangle Park, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, Smithfield at Johnston Community College, Washington, and Wilmington. The University also offers online programs including the RN to BSN program for registered nurses who have graduated with an associate degree or diploma in nursing; criminal justice and criminology; the associate degree in General Studies; and the Master of Business Administration degree, the Master of Education, and the Master of Science in Nursing.