Mount Olive College is a private, liberal arts college dedicated to transforming the lives of 700 traditional student and 3,800 working adults in a welcoming environment founded in the Christian faith. Students at Mount Olive participate in enriching courses that help instill lifelong learning. Nurtured by committed faculty and staff, students gain personal attention in small classes that help prepare them for personal and career growth.
- College Type: Private
- Program Type: 4-Year College
- Campus Size: Small (under 5,000 students)
- Campus Type: Rural
The liberal arts education is focused on systemic thinking and communication skills, as well as learning in harmony with spiritual growth and awareness of the global community. Sponsored by the Convention of Original Free Will Baptists, the college has campuses in Mount Olive, New Bern, Wilmington, Goldsboro, Research Triangle Park, Washington, and Jacksonville, North Carolina.
One of the fastest growing liberal arts colleges in North Carolina, Mount Olive College educates 3,300 students+ in field such as arts, biology, criminal justice, English, math, religion, visual communications, business administration, elementary education, and more.
Many students join campus organizations across a range of areas, such as arts and culture, performance arts, and religion. Mount Olive College competes at NCAA Division II in men’s baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, soccer, tennis, track & field, and volleyball and women’s softball, basketball, golf, lacrosse, soccer, tennis, track & field, and volleyball.