A-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A-
  2. Value
    A-
  3. Diversity
    B-
  4. Campus
    B+
  5. Athletics
    C+
  6. Party Scene
    C+
  7. Professors
    B
  8. Location
    B-
  9. Dorms
    A-
  10. Campus Food
    B+
  11. Student Life
    B
  12. Safety
    A+
College of the Ozarks is ...
Private not-for-profit, Evangelical
Athletic Division
NCCAA Division I
Athletic Conference
Association of Independent Institutions
Address
100 Opportunity Avenue
Point Lookout, MO 65726
Website

College of the Ozarks Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
12%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
950-1059
ACT Range
21-25
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
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Test Scores and GPA for College of the Ozarks

Cost

Net Price
$13,567/ year
National
$15,403
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $13,809/ year
  • $30-48k
    $14,020/ year
  • $49-75k
    $13,018/ year
  • $76-110k
    $13,933/ year
  • $110k+
    $13,127/ year

Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
94%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.17 responses
60%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.20 responses
55%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.20 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,431Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
2%
Pell Grant
65%
Varsity Athletes
6%
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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
94%
Poll
95%
of students say they don't have Greek life.20 responses
Poll
58%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.26 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 11 responses
Report
  • Hard Work U
    64%
  • Earn it to Learn it
    18%
  • Righteously indignant
    9%
  • Unique
    9%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$31,700/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
73%
National
48%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
89%
National
83%
100%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.13 responses
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People are nice. The teachers are great. The resident directors are fantastic! The classes are not too difficult, however having a 15 hour on campus job makes studying time difficult.
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College of the Ozarks is a 4-year private Christian college that allows students to work on-campus to cover all of their tuition fees. As a student, I am truly grateful for the program in this college and I believe it accomplishes to aid many students in financial need. However, I believe certain rules and regulations this college set is holding students back. The college needs to better prepare students for the "real world" after college by exposing students to more diversity. College of the Ozarks needs to better serve their students from all regions of the world and in all aspects of college life.
The college had its ups and downs. Working for tuition was great, graduating debt free was amazing. The teachers were all astounding, there were very few who were not just amazing teachers. Campus life was mediocre, offering some athletic prowess, and offering lots of groups, which not very many people had the time for, due to school and work. The politics of the college was the worst. The administration failed to make college enjoyable through policies that only satisfied the ones who donated to the college. Liabilities, such as a girl with fish allergies, are treated poorly. That girl was sent to work directly with fish at the Keeter Center, and became ill. That girl was later dismissed from college because she was a "liability." C of O also discourages marriage by not investing in married housing, diminishing commuters, and flat-out telling students that they should not get married until they graduate.