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College of the Ozarks

100 Opportunity Avenue, Point Lookout, MO

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College of the Ozarks, a nonprofit private institution, offers a large number of program options, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in Point Lookout, MO, the school resides in a rural setting for students to study in. The school maintains a Presbyterian Church affiliation, which is evident in the role it plays in program curriculums and daily life at the school. Approximately a thousand students are enrolled annually at College of the Ozarks.

Students can select from several areas of study, including:

  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Education
  • Security And Protective Services

The admissions process will include the submission of an application, transcripts, and standardized test scores, which are then evaluated by the admissions office. Students may submit either the ACT or SAT scores to be considered for admissions to this school. A score in a range of 1650 - 1760 on the SAT, or 21 - 24 for the ACT is common among accepted students. Admission to this school is considered highly competitive, with only 9% of students who applied being admitted. More information on admissions can be found at cofo.edu.

The cost of tuition is close to $20,000, but may change per year. Students are encouraged to visit the school's net price calculator to better estimate their personal tuition costs. The price of on-campus housing is about $3,000 annually. College of the Ozarks may offer financial aid for students who are eligible in the form of scholarships, grants, and loans.

The College of the Ozarks Bobcats participate in several intercollegiate athletic programs, as part of the NAIA organization. Available sports offered:

  • Baseball (NAIA Division II)
  • Basketball (NAIA Division II)
  • Volleyball (NAIA Division II)

Students who would like to see more about College of the Ozarks may check out their website at http://www.cofo.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may provide a better idea of the candidates College of the Ozarks accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at College of the Ozarks is around 1,400 students. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 24% enrolling as graduate students and 100% as undergraduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • The estimated tuition range is around $18,000-$22,000 per year
  • For part-time students, charges are between $310-$370 per unit
  • The estimated cost for room and board is around $7,800, which includes twenty-one meals provided every week

Financial Aid Details

The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$14,142
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, College of the Ozarks may provide services to students like those listed below:

  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Work study style employment
  • Assistance to find work
  • Day care

Graduation Rates

College of the Ozarks has an overall graduation rate which is around 65%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years50%
Graduating in 5 Years15%
Graduating in 6 Years0.4%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Dietetics Program
    • * Accredited by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (since 1980)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2010)
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2010)

Intercollegiate Athletics

College of the Ozarks is a Member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), with many of the sports being in the NAIA Division II classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (369)
  • Basketball (369)
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by College of the Ozarks by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Agriculture Operations

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communication Technology

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

English Language and Literature

Family and Consumer Sciences

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

    Mathematics and Statistics

    Natural Resources and Conservation

    Personal and Culinary Services

    Philosophy and Religious Studies

    Physical Sciences

    Psychology

    Public Administration and Social Services

    Recreation and Fitness Studies

    Security and Protective Services

    Social Sciences

    Theology and Religious Vocations

    Visual and Performing Arts

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    Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact College of the Ozarks for official up-to-date information.

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    ACCEPTANCE RATE
    12.36%

    FINANCIAL AID RATE
    100%

    STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
    14:1

    FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
    $2,453