Mount Olive College (MOC)

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Mount Olive College can be found in Mount Olive, NC, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. MOC has an enrollment of approximately 2,900 students.

Students can report either the ACT or SAT exam scores at Mount Olive College. A score within the range of 900 to 1100 on the SAT exam, or 16 to 22 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the MOC average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.71 - 3.14. 58% of all students that apply are admitted to MOC, from which 24% choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall MOC Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Mount Olive College was reported as 58.5% in Fall 2020 with over 2,160 college applications submitted to MOC. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • MOC ACT Scores: 16 - 22
  • MOC Average GPA: 2.71 - 3.14

How Hard Is It to Get into Mount Olive College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into MOC, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for MOC has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 47.7%
  • 2017-2018: 49.1%
  • 2018-2019: 53.0%
  • 2019-2020: 58.5%
  • Projected MOC Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 50.0%

How Does MOC Compare?

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The acceptance rate for Mount Olive College is three percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

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Barton College45.3%
Methodist University63.0%
Shaw University63.4%
Saint Augustine's University73.4%
William Peace University50.6%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to MOC (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading450 - 550
Math450 - 550
Total Score900 - 1100
ACT®Score Range
English14 - 21
Math16 - 21
Composite Score16 - 22
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