Originally founded by the Convention of Free Will Baptists, the University of Mount Olive is a 4-year liberal arts university with a Christian-centered focus in eastern North Carolina. Mount Olive confers bachelor’s degrees in 26 academic majors. For history buffs, the university campus is also home to the J. William and Marvis. E. Byrd Apartment Complex which is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Outside of the classroom, UMO fields 20 men’s and women’s athletic teams known as the Trojans.