University of the Ozarks

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School Overview

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



Contact: Kim Myrick

Dean of Enrollment
Main Address

415 North College Avenue

Clarksville, AR 72830-2880

(479) 979-1000

www.ozarks.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 675

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 195

Degree-seeking undergrads: 636

Setting

Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s

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

Education
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
History – General B

Law & Legal Studies
Prelaw B

Liberal Arts & Sciences
General Studies B

Mathematics
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
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.

University of the Ozarks Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(479) 979-1000
Website:https://www.ozarks.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:https://admissions.ozarks.edu/secure/forms/apply/default.aspx
Address:415 N College Ave, Clarksville, AR 72830
Setting:33
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:686
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):48%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:14 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*:686 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$23,750
Out-of-state Tuition:$23,750
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$19,226

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

University of the Ozarks Programs

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Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services4
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs2
Education3
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Health Professions and Related Programs1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Philosophy and Religious Studies2
Physical Sciences1
Psychology1
Social Sciences3
Visual and Performing Arts3
Grand total26

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

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Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$23,750
Out-of-state$23,750
Books and supplies$1,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid210100%
Grant or scholarship aid19995%$19,226
Student loan aid16177%$10,209

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid62696%$20,984
Federal student loans33451%$6,251

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for University of the Ozarks. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled University of the Ozarks students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants895379516
Percent admitted100%84%89%
Percent admitted who enrolled21%23%20%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

University of the Ozarks Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment686
Undergraduate enrollment686
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

University of the Ozarks Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

    *General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does 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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