Ozark Christian College
Joplin, MO 64801


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 630
Religious affiliation Christian Churches and Churches of Christ
Student to faculty ratio 16:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 585 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)

Ozark Christian College is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 147 applications and 147 students were granted admission. Ozark Christian College is at the #98 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, 88% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 12% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT910 to 1135
ACT19 to 26

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Ozark Christian College's tuition was $11,360 for all students regardless of residency (57.6% 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, 99% of Ozark Christian College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 44% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,052 (which is 7.9% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Ozark Christian College in 2016-2017, was 75, which is 54% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,863 (which is 17.5% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Ozark Christian College has enrolled a total of 630 students (481 students full-time and 149 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 630 students, 35 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 55% men and 45% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 31 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 84%

Hispanic: 5%

Two or more races: 3%

Black/African American: 3%

Non-resident alien: 2%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%

Asian: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 2 largest majors offered at Ozark Christian College.

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
Theology And Religious Vocations 29% 18 0
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 10% 6

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 Ozark Christian College 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 Ozark Christian College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $25,500. Last year, out of the total 220 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 220 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 363 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 305 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $25,500 $28,700
Employment Rate 100% 84%
Total Graduates 220 363

Campus Location

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