University of Mount Olive Overview
Located in Mount Olive, North Carolina, University of Mount Olive is a private not-for-profit institution. Mount Olive is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.
What Is University of Mount Olive Known For?
- The master's degree is the highest award offered at UMO.
- In 2017-2018, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
University of Mount Olive Rankings
UMO is ranked #13 out of 113 schools in North Carolina.
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
UMO has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UMO.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards UMO has earned from around the web.
|#1||Best Agricultural Production Operations Bachelor’s Degree Schools||College Factual|
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|#32||Best General Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences Schools||College Factual|
|#36||Best Health Sciences & Services Schools||College Factual|
|#48||Best Health Professions Associate Degree Schools||College Factual|
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Where Is University of Mount Olive?
Contact details for UMO are given below.
|Address:||634 Henderson St, Mount Olive, NC 28365-0919|
How Do I Get Into UMO?
You can apply to UMO online at: https://apply.umo.edu/apply/
Admission Requirements for UMO
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||neither required nor recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into UMO?
Approximately 39% of accepted students are men and 61% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 62%, and the acceptance rate for women is 62%.
Average Test Scores
About 31% of students accepted to UMO submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 450 and 560. Math scores were between 450 and 550.
Can I Afford University of Mount Olive?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At UMO, approximately 77% of students took out student loans averaging $5,445 a year. That adds up to $21,780 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at UMO is 6.6%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
University of Mount Olive Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 186 graduate students at the school.
Of the 1,348 full-time undergraduates at UMO, 40% are male and 60% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Mount Olive students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||270|
|Hispanic or Latino||136|
North Carolina students aren't the only ones who study at University of Mount Olive. At this time, 19 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 38 countries are represented at UMO. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Canada, United Kingdom, and Spain.
Online Learning at University of Mount Olive
The following chart shows how the online learning population at UMO has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 42nd most popular in North Carolina for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.
Online Affordability Rankings of UMO Rankings
The following table shows how UMO is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are mostly online.
|Major||Tuition for In-State Students||Tuition for Out-of-State Students|
|Agricultural Economics & Business||#2||#2|
|Agriculture & Agriculture Operations||#11||#8|
|Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods||#26||#26|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||#58||#52|
Online Growth Rankings of UMO
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Mount Olive was 55.7%. This is the #563 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at UMO regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of UMO majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business Administration & Management||5%|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||15%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UMO ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at UMO.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
University of Mount Olive Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- Image Credit: By Mount Olive College under License
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