University of the Ozarks

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The University of the Ozarks sits on 30 acres atop College Hill in Clarksville, Arkansas. This four-year, private coeducational university is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church. Annual enrollment for the school averages about 630 students, which come from state throughout the nation and 20 different countries.

The University of the Ozarks provides students with individualized academic advising and attention, as evidenced by its student/faculty ratio of 11:1 and an average class size of 14. The university offers 29 major areas of study, professional preparation, several pre-professional sequences, and a curriculum that emphasis liberal arts education.

The University of the Ozarks was ranked No. 1 Best Value in the Southern Region by the U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges in 2012. It has also been ranked as a “top tier” college by U.S. News & World Report in the South Region for the past 13 years.

The University of the Ozarks is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

General Information

Admission Office

415 North College Avenue

Clarksville, AR 72830-2880

(479) 979-1227

(800) 264-8636

Fax: (479) 979-1417

[email protected]

Contact: Kim Myrick

Dean of Enrollment
Main Address

415 North College Avenue

Clarksville, AR 72830-2880

(479) 979-1000

Total undergrads: 675

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 195

Degree-seeking undergrads: 636


Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $30

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 96%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 74%

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing
Art – General B
Arts – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing
Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism
Broadcast Journalism B
Mass Communications/Media Studies B

Biology Teacher Education B
Business Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B
Junior High Education B
Physical Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Special Education B

English Language & Literature
English Language & Literature – General B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Predentistry B
Premedicine B
Prepharmacy B
Preveterinary Medicine B

History – General B

Law & Legal Studies
Prelaw B

Liberal Arts & Sciences
General Studies B

Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation
Environmental Studies B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness
Health/Physical Fitness B

Philosophy & Religion
Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences
Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services
Public Administration B

Social Sciences
Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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