College of the Ozarks
Point Lookout, MO 65726-0017


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Town
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 1,517
Religious affiliation Evangelical Christian
Student to faculty ratio 14:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 1,391 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

College of the Ozarks is one of the most selective institutions in its admission process in the U.S. In Fall 2016, it received 2,862 applications and only 407 students were granted admission. College of the Ozarks is at the #12 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 98% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 4% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT1025 to 1159
ACT21 to 25
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, College of the Ozarks's tuition was $18,500 for all students regardless of residency (30.9% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of College of the Ozarks's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 64% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,024 (which is 8.5% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at College of the Ozarks in 2016-2017, was 0, which is -- of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was -- (which is 100% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, College of the Ozarks has enrolled a total of 1,517 students (1,499 students full-time and 18 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,517 students, 36 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 45% men and 55% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 92%

Two or more races: 2%

Hispanic: 2%

Non-resident alien: 1%

Asian: 1%

Black/African American: 1%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at College of the Ozarks.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences 18% 16
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 11% 10
Theology And Religious Vocations 7% 6
Visual And Performing Arts 7% 6
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 5% 4
Psychology 5% 4
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 2% 2
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences 2% 2
English Language And Literature/letters 2% 2
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 2% 2

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of College of the Ozarks full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of College of the Ozarks graduates 6 years after enrollment is $25,800. Last year, out of the total 529 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 487 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 531 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 489 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $25,800 $32,800
Employment Rate 92% 92%
Total Graduates 529 531

Campus Location

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