College of the Ozarks

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General Information

Admission Office

PO Box 17

Point Lookout, MO 65726-0017

(417) 334-6411

(800) 222-0525

Fax: (417) 335-2618

Contact: Marci Linson

Dean of Admissions
Main Address

PO Box 17

Point Lookout, MO 65726

(417) 334-6411

Total undergrads: 1,331

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 274

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,320


Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 12%

Percent students who return sophomore year: 82%

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agricultural Business B
Agricultural Mechanization B
Agronomy/Crop Science B
Animal Sciences B
Horticultural Services B
Horticulture Science B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B
Theater Design/Stagecraft B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Hospitality Administration/Management B
International Business B
Marketing Management B
Restaurant/Food Services Management B

Communications & Journalism

Broadcast Journalism B
Communications/Rhetoric B
Journalism B
Public Relations B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B


Agricultural Education B
Art Teacher Education B
Biology Teacher Education B
Business Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Family/Consumer Sciences – Education B
History Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Technology/Industrial Arts Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Development B
Family/Consumer Sciences – General B
Foods/Nutrition Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Medical Dietetics B
Nursing (RN) B


History – General B


Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Wildlife/Wilderness Management B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness B
Parks/Leisure Facilities Management B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Corrections B
Police Science B

Social Sciences

Sociology B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Religious/Sacred Music 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.

College of the Ozarks Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (417) 334-6411
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:
Address: 100 Opportunity Avenue, Point Lookout, MO 65726-0017
Setting: Town: Distant
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 1,546
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 72%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 15 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*: 1,546 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $19,660
Out-of-state Tuition: $19,660
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $18,858

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

College of the Ozarks Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at College of the Ozarks.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 5
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 6
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 3
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 4
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 2
Education 12
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 4
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 4
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 2
Personal and Culinary Services 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 1
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 2
Social Sciences 1
Theology and Religious Vocations 2
Visual and Performing Arts 13
Grand total 76

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at College of the Ozarks and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $19,660
Out-of-state $19,660
Books and supplies $1,100

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 314 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 314 100% $18,858
Student loan aid 0 0% $0

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,530 98% $18,666
Federal student loans 0 0% $0

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for College 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 College of the Ozarks students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 2,720 951 1,769
Percent admitted 100% 14% 8%
Percent admitted who enrolled 9% 13% 7%

Admissions Considerations

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

College of the Ozarks Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 1,546
Undergraduate enrollment 1,546
Graduate enrollment 0

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

College of the Ozarks Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools, Accreditation Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Didactic Program in Dietetics
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • Missouri State Board of Nursing
    • Baccalaureate Degree Nursing Programs

*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. 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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