Mount Olive College has become one of the most unique and fastest growing private colleges 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, Mount Olive College provides students with programs to fit their individual needs in a time and setting convenient for any lifestyle.

In its traditional program, Mount Olive College offers over 40 different majors.   Fields of study include business, science, mathematics, criminal justice, language, literature, psychology, education, the arts, and religion.  The average class size at Mount Olive College is under 25 and every student gets personal attention. 

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 18 highly-competitive NCAA Division II intercollegiate athletic teams.  Men’s and women’s lacrosse will become the newest teams to compete in the fall of 2012.

In addition to programs for recent high school graduates and college transfers, Mount Olive College also offers one-night-a-week baccalaureate degree programs for working adults. Bachelor degree options include business management, criminal justice and criminology, early childhood education, health care management, human resource management, management of information systems, and religious studies.  An associate degree in general studies is also available.  These programs are offered at Mount Olive College locations in Mount Olive, Goldsboro, Jacksonville, New Bern, RTP, Washington, and Wilmington. The College also offers a bachelor of science degree in nursing for registered nurses who have graduated with an associate degree or diploma in nursing, and are planning to return to school for a bachelor’s degree.

Founded in 1951 by the Original Free Will Baptist Church, today, Mount Olive College is one of the fastest growing private colleges in the state and serves a highly diverse student body comprised of over 5,000 students.  The liberal arts education that is the basis for the academic programs at Mount Olive College provide a solid foundation for a lifetime of opportunities, enabling student to build careers and adapt to the ever-changing global marketplace.

For more information, call 919-658-2502 or 800-653-0854 or visit