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  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    B-
  3. Diversity
    A
  4. Campus
    C
  5. Athletics
    B-
  6. Party Scene
    C
  7. Professors
    B
  8. Location
    C
  9. Dorms
    C
  10. Campus Food
    C+
  11. Student Life
    B-
  12. Safety
    B+
415 N College Ave
Clarksville, AR 72830
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
American Southwest Conference
From University of the Ozarks

University of the Ozarks is home to students seeking to find motivation to think bigger, be courageous, and develop a clear view of the world and their place in it. Located on 45 acres at the base of the beautiful Ozark Mountains in Clarksville, Arkansas, this is a place where students experience the opportunity to live fully, learn deeply, experience widely, and make an impact far beyond the campus community as they pursue the goal of becoming the best version of themselves. We provide the challenging academic framework, mentoring and motivation, and strong sense of community to support students in the pursuit of their goals. Ozarks offers 60 undergraduate degree programs across a range of disciplines, all underscored by the innovative LENS core curriculum which provides students the opportunity to pursue a major and two minors in their areas of interest. Robust campus life, inviting surroundings, and numerous options for engagement with peers ensure a well-rounded student experience.

University 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

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
52%
SAT Range
870-1050
ACT Range
18-23
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
No

Cost

Net Price
$14,295/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$19,710/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
94%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.18 responses
80%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.25 responses
84%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.25 responses

Majors

Education Major @ Ozarks

Ozarks offers majors in Elementary and Physical Education, along with a minor in Education for those seeking certification in Secondary Education for a chosen subject. Discover the theoretical aspect of educating today’s students as well as tackle important philosophical topics related to the field. You will get hands-on interaction and practical experience in classrooms starting your first year.

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
861Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
11
Undergrads Over 25
2%
Pell Grant
48%
Varsity Athletes
44%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 11 responses
  • Hardworking.
    64%
  • Average
    18%
  • Outgoing
    18%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
86%
Poll
94%
of students say they don't have Greek life.17 responses
Poll
55%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.29 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 11 responses
  • Family
    45%
  • Home away from home
    18%
  • Something for everyone
    18%
  • Good
    9%
  • Most bang for the buck
    9%

    After College

    Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
    $33,900/ year
    National
    $33,028
    Graduation Rate
    53%
    National
    49%
    Employed 2 Years After Graduation
    90%
    National
    83%
    83%
    of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.6 responses

    University of the Ozarks Reviews

    273 reviews
    All Categories
    Ozarks is very diverse, and has an amazing community that welcomes you with open arms! The faculty and staff here are incredibly helpful, and wish you nothing but success and will be sure to help you in any way possible. As a student-athlete this is very important in the fact that I am able to freely speak to my professors, and they know who I am, and what I am working towards.
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    I love the diversity on our campus! Ozarks has become my home away from home as an International student, I have met people from all around the world, which has open many doors for future opportunities. Also, people from the local area have given me the opportunity to get to know this small town better.
    I loved the intimate environment of a relatively small university. Small classrooms where your professor knows your name and works closely with you; the close relationships that you can build with students from over 20 countries, and the opportunity to step into the president’s office and talk about anything. The technology that they have been incorporating as part of their academics is amazing as well with 3-D printers now available as well as the Compass program where students now receive an iPad to reinforce their studies. I gave it a rating of 4 stars because I believe there is still ground to dig in terms of curriculum and faculty pedagogy.