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University of the Ozarks (Ozarks)

415 N College Ave, Clarksville, AR

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Ozarks is a nonprofit private institution located in Clarksville, Arkansas and provides a large number of program options for students. The Presbyterian Church affiliation of this school is an important part of the history, education and mission that defines the school. Ozarks, with only about 630 students enrolled, offers a high ratio of teachers to students and personalized education as part of its commitment to students.

Here is a list of some of the popular programs University of the Ozarks offers:

  • Biology
  • Business Administration
  • Advertising and Marketing
  • Elementary Education
  • Accounting

Students applying for admission are generally asked to submit an application, transcripts, records, test scores and any requested personal statements, which will then be reviewed by the admissions committee. Students may take either the SAT or ACT exam scores to be considered for admissions at Ozarks. A score between 920 - 1095 on the SAT, or 20 - 26 for the ACT is usually submitted among accepted students. This school has an admissions rate of around 85 percent of which only 24 percent decided to attend. More information from the admissions office can be found here.

The cost of undergraduate tuition is approximately $24,000 for the year. Tuition prices may change for any number of reasons, and as such students should visit the school's price of attendance calculator to get a better idea of their costs. Student housing is available on-campus for students. The annual cost of housing is approximately $3,300. Ozarks may help with costs by offering financial aid for students that qualify in the form of scholarships, grants, and loans.

The University of the Ozarks Eagles participate in a number of intercollegiate athletic programs, as part of the NCAA organization. Athletic programs available may include but not limited to:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division III)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Soccer (NCAA Division III)
  • Softball (NCAA Division III)
  • Tennis (NCAA Division III)

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give an overview of the candidates University of the Ozarks accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at University of the Ozarks is about 650, where graduate students make up roughly 32% of the student body.

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 $24,000-$29,000 per year
  • Part time students pay in the range of $1,000 to $1,200 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid98%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships92%$20,505
Receiving Student Loans66%$8,782
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, University of the Ozarks may offer student services including:

  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Work study style employment
  • Assisting students to find work

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of Ozarks is close to 48%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years34%
Graduating in 5 Years12%
Graduating in 6 Years2%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
    • * Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 1981)

Intercollegiate Athletics

Ozarks is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division III (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (American Southwest Conference)
  • Basketball (American Southwest Conference)
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, X-Country
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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 University 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,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Education

English Language and Literature

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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Data Disclaimer

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 University of the Ozarks for official up-to-date information.

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
96.77%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
98%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
13:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$21,394