Online Degree Tuition & Fees

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Affordable Degrees

If you’re an adult student considering the University of Mount Olive, your last concern should be the burden of how to pay for it. At UMO, our primary goal is to make higher education affordable to all students.

Nationally Valued Online Degrees

30 Best Value Colleges and Universities in North Carolina 2018. Ranked one of the top 30 colleges and universities in North Carolina by Best Value Schools. Awarded for striking the best balance of price and performance.  To learn more, please click here.


One of the top 20 Best Online Colleges in North Carolina by Accredited Schools Online.  The organization analyzed data from hundreds of schools nationally with online Bachelor’s degrees. Those on the list offer the most notable balance of academic rigor, student support, and affordability for online learning.  To view the list, click here.


UMO Tuition for 2018-2019

Associate's Degrees

General Studies

  • $440 per credit hour
  • $214 per credit hour (active duty military pricing)

Bachelor's Degrees

Criminal Justice and Criminology 

  • $440 per credit hour
  • $214 per credit hour (active duty military pricing)


  • $440 per credit hour
  • $214 per credit hour (active duty military pricing)

Master's Degrees


  • $575 per credit hour

MBA: Healthcare Management

  • $575 per credit hour

Confirmation Fee

All online programs require $50 prior to registration. Click here to pay your confirmation deposit upon acceptance.

UMO Values Students

Military Friendly School. Victory Media designated UMO as a leader in successfully connecting the military and civilian worlds.  This designation is reserved for the top 15% of colleges and universities that embrace military.


Top 20 in Educate to Career Ranking. UMO was named 19th in the top 20 ETC ranking.  What’s more, UMO was the only private institution in NC to receive such an honor. Click here to learn more.


Develop a Funding Plan That Works For You

Pay with Financial Aid

The majority of UMO students are working adults supporting themselves and their families. Financial aid makes it possible for them to complete their degrees. Financial aid may include a combination of grants and/or loans awarded based on a student’s financial need.

If you intend to apply for federal financial aid, please complete your FAFSA form at You may first obtain a FAFSA PIN number at any time by visiting Please include the school code of 002949 to ensure that your FAFSA information is sent to University of Mount Olive.

Tuition Reimbursement

Check if your employer offers a tuition assistance program. For many companies, investing in your education is another way of demonstrating that they value your professional development and want you to succeed with their organization. Often times, these benefits cover the cost of tuition and other educational expenses, such as books and your internet connection, if attending online courses. Students electing this benefit should notify their admissions counselor so that they can be guided toward developing a suitable payment arrangement with the university.

Tuition Refund Policy

Choosing your refund preference is the only way to let BankMobile and the University of Mount Olive know how you want to receive your refund money. As soon as you have activated your refund preference, any refund already processed will be delivered based on the method you have selected.

All non-traditional/online/graduate/Seymour Johnson Air Force Base students who drop their course on/before the Friday of their first week of class will receive a tuition credit in the full amount of the tuition that was charged. Traditional students who drop their course will be pro-rated up until the 4th week of class. After the 4th week of class, all tuition charges stay on their account. Any outside scholarships/employer assistance/Tuition Assistance that has paid for this class will be refunded back to the agency in the full amount that was paid originally. Refunds for traditional students as a result of withdrawing from school will be calculated based on the date of withdrawal in the semester. Meal charges will be prorated based on the withdrawal date. Room charges are nonrefundable after the semester drop-add date unless the student completely separates from the university.

University of Mount Olive is a private institution rooted in the liberal arts tradition with defining Christian values. The University, sponsored by the Convention of Original Free Will Baptists, has locations in Mount Olive, New Bern, Wilmington, Goldsboro, Research Triangle Park, Washington and Jacksonville.