Mount Olive College

Mount Olive College

Mount Olive College, also known as MOC, is located in Mount Olive, North Carolina, United States. It was established in the year 1951 and known as Mount Allen Junior College, deriving its name from the mountain adjacent to Cragmont. The main campus spreads over an area of more than 130 acres. The university also has other campuses located in New Bern, Goldsboro, Washington, Wilmington, and Research Triangle Park. The college offers degree and certificate programs through the following schools:

  • School of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Professional Studies
  • Tillman School of Business

The men's sports teams of MOC participate in a wide range of sports including basketball, baseball, soccer, cross country, track and field, tennis, golf and volleyball. The women's teams participate in basketball, cross country, softball, volleyball, track and field, soccer, golf, tennis, and volleyball.

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Contacting Mount Olive College

Mount Olive College
634 Henderson St
Mount Olive , NC 28365-0919
General Phone: (919) 658-2502

Mount Olive College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management307business management, human resources, MIS
Liberal Arts170English, liberal arts and sciences, sociology, history
Education and Teaching108middle school teaching, early childhood education
Security and Law Enforcement101criminal justice and safety
Medical Support and Technology45health service and sciences
Therapy and Counseling32psychology, clinical psychology, cognitive psychology, child psychology
Religion and Philosophy19religion, theology
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy18parks and recreation studies, sports and fitness management, exercise science, recreational therapy
Medical Administration8health care administration
Computer Science and Engineering8information science
Conservation and Resource Management4environmental science
Art Studies4visual and performing arts
Music1music, music performance
Agricultural Science and Management0agricultural operations

Number of programs and degrees for Mount Olive College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree62728
Associate's degree2064

Mount Olive College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Mount Olive College had a total enrollment of 3,277 students (3,044 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 100%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 8%
20-21 9%
22-24 12%
25-29 17%
30-34 15%
35-39 13%
40-49 19%
50-64 6%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

North Carolina92%
(International Students)1%
South Carolina1%

Mount Olive College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 64 %
Part-Time 33 %

Mount Olive College Room and Board (2007)

Mount Olive College offers campus housing for 347 of its 3,044 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

(Please refer to our profile of Mount Olive, North Carolina for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other North Carolina Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 20 meals per week.

Mount Olive College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 13,776
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 13,776
Room and board $ 5,540
Room charge $ 2,300
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,240
Books and supplies $ 1,240
Other expenses $ 3,570

Financial Aid:
Mount Olive College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 294900)

Mount Olive College Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year5$60,0202*
Associate professorcalendar year1*2*
Assistant professorcalendar year3$62,1000*
All faculty totalcalendar year9$61,8224$58,275

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year6$57,2503$60,333
Associate professoracademic year14$61,5235$50,300
Assistant professoracademic year23$55,83910$48,650
Instructoracademic year3$34,6000*
All faculty totalacademic year46$56,36818$51,056

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Mount Olive College Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Carolinas-Virginia Athletic Conference
Baseball Carolinas-Virginia Athletic Conference
Track Carolinas-Virginia Athletic Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports6267129

Mount Olive College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations

Art Studies
Visual and Performing Arts, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Management Information Systems, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Information Science/Studies

Conservation And Resource Management
Environmental Science

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mathematics, General

Medical Administration
Health/Health Care Administration/Management

Medical Support And Technology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General

Music Performance, General
Music, General

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy

Religion And Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies
Theology/Theological Studies

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Clinical Psychology
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics
Developmental and Child Psychology
Psychology, General

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What Sets Mount Olive College Apart:

Number of students
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 7%Mount Olive College Number of students
% of degrees in business and management
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%Mount Olive College % of degrees in business and management
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 9%Mount Olive College Dorm rooms per full-time student
% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%Mount Olive College % students 40 years or older
% of degrees in security and law enforcement
(vs. all colleges)
Top 14%Mount Olive College % of degrees in security and law enforcement
% of degrees in music
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 19%Mount Olive College % of degrees in music
% of degrees in education and teaching
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 19%Mount Olive College % of degrees in education and teaching
% students on athletic fin. aid
(vs. all colleges)
Top 20%Mount Olive College % students on athletic fin. aid

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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Offers athletic scholarships
checked NCAA athletic conference member

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