12%

Acceptance Rate

$16,414

Avg.Financial Aid

002500

FAFSA Code

About College of the Ozarks

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,565

Website

www.cofo.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Evangelical Christian

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Located in Point Lookout, MO, College of the Ozarks is a private, Evangelical Christian university. College of the Ozarks was founded in the year 1906. The motto of the College of the Ozarks is Hard Work U. The university believes in offering quality education to the students. At College of the Ozarks, the total enrolment stands at 1,546. To teach various courses to the students, the school has employed a total of 83 faculty. There are around 55% of the students who are females and 45% are males at College of the Ozarks. At CO, around 98% of the students are 24 and under. The college has produced several achievers in its 114 years of existence and some of the notable alumni are April Scott, Terrence R. Dake, Ralph D. Foster, and Tony Tost. The university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. It also encourages its students to participate in athletics, as it helps in building character. A total of 52 programs are currently offered by the varsity to the students. It includes both the residential as well as online programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by ADiA (American Dietetic Association), CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education), HLC Higher Learning Commission, and TRACS (Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools). The total endowment of the College of the Ozarks is around $476 million (2019).

Location & Contact

Address

100 Opportunity Avenue

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 4173346411
Fax: 4173352618
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Rankings

Forbes and US News provide rankings to the universities, which are trusted everywhere. But this is applicable only if the universities are located in the US. College of the Ozarks has been ranked at the 270th position among other universities by Forbes. It is to be noted that Forbes decides on the rankings of the college based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

12%

SAT Range

1193 - 1300

ACT Range

21 - 26

Application Fee

N/A

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Admission to CO is difficult. However, the university is selective in taking in students. A non-refundable fee, along with the application form, is required to be deposited by the students, in order to complete the process. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 965-1203, it would improve her chances. A candidate, in order to take admission to College of the Ozarks, must score 23 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 21 are also given admission. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 100 Opportunity Avenue, Point Lookout, Missouri 65726-0017, or call (417) 334-6411.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$13,077

Average Annual Cost

$18,900

Books And Supplies

$1,100

Other Fees

$460

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$7,400

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,360

Total One Year Cost

$30,220

Before applying to CO, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $31,418. The average annual tuition cost ($19,660), books and supplies ($1,100), room and boarding ($7,600), and budget for other expenses ($3,024) are all included in this cost. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Bachelor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

14:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

75%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

100%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

58%

Male Professors

42%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

37 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

27 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

22 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

22 Graduates

Agricultural Business and Managemen...

20 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

20 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

19 Graduates

Animal Sciences

16 Graduates

Social Work

14 Graduates

Psychology, General

12 Graduates

History

11 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

10 Graduates

Graphic Communications

10 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

10 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

10 Graduates

Plant Sciences

10 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

9 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

9 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

9 Graduates

Marketing

9 Graduates

Audiovisual Communications Technolo...

8 Graduates

Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Se...

8 Graduates

Mathematics

8 Graduates

Sociology

8 Graduates

Wildlife and Wildlands Science and...

8 Graduates

Bible/Biblical Studies

7 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

7 Graduates

Biology, General

6 Graduates

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, an...

6 Graduates

Computer Science

5 Graduates

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facil...

5 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

4 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

4 Graduates

Journalism

4 Graduates

Music

4 Graduates

Culinary Arts and Related Services

3 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

3 Graduates

Religious/Sacred Music

2 Graduates

Chemistry

1 Graduates

Foods, Nutrition, and Related Servi...

1 Graduates

Human Services, General

1 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

1 Graduates

Philosophy and Religious Studies, O...

1 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,565

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

52%

Full-time

98%

Part-time

2%

Students Gender

Male

45%

US National: 44%

Female

55%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

88% White

3% Unknown

1% Black

3% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

2% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

25%

Out Of State

75%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$46,805 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 97% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

97%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Bobcats and Lady Bobcats

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

NAIA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

74

Total Female Athletes

46

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Golf

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Golf

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The college additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. At CO, $7,600 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. Several dining and meal plan options are available for the students at CO. The college considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At CO, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 45% male and 55% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$26,900/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$32,500/year

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

N/A - N/A

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$16,414

Students Receiving Federal Grants

62%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,224

Students Receiving State Aid

52%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,888

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$12,963

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$19,324

$30K - $48K

$21,986

$48K - $75K

$19,881

$75K - $110K

$20,154

> $110K

$19,593

In case the students at College of the Ozarks face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. At the college, the average federal grant comes to be around $4,513, whereas the financial aid is $15,386. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $1,892 as well as institutional aid worth $15,386.

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