Mount Olive College opens up Jacksonville location

POSTED: 6:42 PM Feb 20 2013   UPDATED: 2:30 PM Feb 22 2013

Mount Olive College at Jacksonville had its grand opening Wednesday.

About 100 people came to the event.

Mount Olive College's new Jacksonville location, at 2543 Onslow Drive, will have more parking, more classrooms and community areas for learning, officials said.

Students can receive bachelors degrees in fields like business management, criminal justice and criminology, and early childhood education. There are also night classes available to accommodate working adults.

Mount Olive College serves about 200 students each semester.