I chose UMO because of the online RN to BSN option that does not require me to attend classes in person. I am able to complete assignments when I have the free time. Another reason I chose UMO was because of the good reputation the school has in NC.”

Jennifer Stacy, RN-BSN Student

Regional & National Recognition

Top 20 Best Colleges in North Carolina — UMO was ranked in the top 20 Best Colleges in North Carolina by Niche,, and Affordable Colleges Online.


Number One Washington Monthly Best Bang for the Buck – Southeast — UMO earned the top spot in the Southeast colleges division of Washington Monthly’s “Best Bang for the Buck” list. The list recognizes institutions “in America that do the best job of helping non-wealthy students attain marketable degrees at affordable prices,” according to the magazine’s editors.


2016-17 College of Distinction — UMO was named a College of Distinction to honor excellence and dedication to student-focused higher education. UMO was found to excel in all four distinctions: engaged students, great teaching, vibrant communities, and successful outcomes.


Top 20 Ranking for Exceptional Online Education – 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.


Transfer Friendly — UMO was recognized in US News and World Report’s College of Tomorrow article for our transfer friendly programs.


The University of Mount Olive is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate, baccalaureate, and master’s degree. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of the University of Mount Olive.

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