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Incoming Freshmen

If you’re a recent high school graduate looking for a small liberal arts university in North Carolina, there’s no better choice than the University of Mount Olive. The University of Mount Olive is focused on providing a superior educational experience in an engaging, Christian values-centered environment, with our small class sizes, caring faculty and staff, and affordable tuition, we’ll help you reach goals you never thought possible.

The University of Mount Olive offers a variety of degree programs for incoming freshmen, as well as a competitive athletic program, numerous opportunities for personal growth and development, and a range of helpful student services to make your college experience a memorable one.


Interested in visiting our beautiful university campus in Mount Olive, North Carolina?

Schedule a Private Campus Visit or Register for an Open House Event.





Mail these important forms to:

University of Mount Olive Admissions
634 Henderson St.
Mount Olive, NC  28365



Daytime students’ tuition for full-time attendance is $20,600 per year.  The total cost including tuition, room and board is $29,150 per year.



High School Graduation REQUIRED
College Preparatory Program Recommended
Submission of final official high school transcriptREQUIRED
Submission of official standardized test scoresREQUIRED: scores included on an official high school transcript will be considered official
Standardized test requirements SAT R or ACT REQUIRED

The SAT R writing score is not counted toward the total SAT score, but can be used for placement purposes.

SAT II is not used
UMO’s test preference SAT R – combined math and verbal only



Foreign Language 2 recommended
Health/Physical Education 1 REQUIRED
Mathematics 4 recommended, 3 REQUIRED (Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry)
Science 3 REQUIRED
Social Studies 3 REQUIRED

A graduate of a homeschool program will be considered for admission if all standards required by the applicant’s State Department of Education or Public Instruction have been met. Appropriate documentation will be required.



*Applicants under 18 years of age holding the General Educational Development (GED) certificate must submit official GED scores and official transcripts from all high school(s) attended showing courses completed before withdrawal. On campus meetings with the Admissions Office may be required. 

*New traditional student applicants who do not meet the minimum admissions standards may be accepted on advisement status.


Transform your life at the University of Mount Olive! For more information, please contact the Admissions Office at 1-800-653-0854. We look forward to meeting you!

The University of Mount Olive does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, or handicap in the administration of its personnel and educational policies. It admits all qualified students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students.