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Mount Olive, founded in 1951, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 138-acre campus is located in Mount Olive, 75 miles south of Raleigh.

Website: umo.edu/

Private
Co-ed
3,251
Undergraduate
Students
(66.5%) 2,163 Women
(33.5%) 1,088 Men
120
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
51% of 2,262 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
August 18

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
2.85
SAT Math
450 average
400-500 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
448 average
395-500 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
15-20 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$30,500
Tuition and Fees
$20,600
Room and Board
$8,550
Average Percent of Need Met
72%
Average Freshman Award
$15,947
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$32,227
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Other
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
92
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 27% of classes
10-19 students: 43% of classes
20-29 students: 28% of classes
30-39 students: 1% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Mount Olive Population
4,589
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Raleigh
Freshman Housing Guarantee
 
Students in College Housing
11% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Trojan
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.7% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.6% Asian
30.0% Black/African-American
3.5% Hispanic/Latino
6.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
52.1% White
6.6% Unknown
International Students
3.3% from 11 countries
First-Year Students Returning
58.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
34.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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