N/A

Acceptance Rate

$4,513

Avg.Financial Aid

013217

FAFSA Code

About Ozarka College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

2 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,123

Website

www.ozarka.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.

Not applicable

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

Yes

Ozarka College is a public university located in Melbourne, AR. It was in 1975 when the Ozarka College was founded. Keeping the pursuit of research, innovation, and excellence at the center, Ozarka College has been imparting quality education to its students. The motto of the varsity is Providing life-changing experiences through education and its official colors are crimson, white and black. Across all the courses offered at Ozarka College, the enrolment stands at 1,170. The school has an academic staff of 83 who teach various courses to the students. At Ozarka College, around 73% of the students are 24 and under. Talking about gender distribution at OC, around 69% of the students are females and 31% are males. Ozarka College has produced several achievers in its 45 years of existence. To note, the average earnings of its graduates is $23,800 with 73% being the employment rate six years after graduation. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Taking into account all the undergraduate and graduate degrees, including both residential and online, OC offers around 63 programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by HLC Higher Learning Commission.

Location & Contact

Address

218 College Dr

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 8703687371
Fax: 8703682092
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Rankings

The ranking of a particular college helps a student decide where to apply, which is always a tough decision. The two popular publications, US News and Forbes, are among the most trusted publications when it comes to the rankings of an educational institution. The ranking of a college plays an important role in helping a prospective candidate choosing the right college. It helps them assess the college's performance based on several factors, which include research excellence, the performance of the students after they complete their education, student experience, and most importantly academic success. However, it is to be noted that Ozarka College does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings by these two publications.

Admissions

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

FALSE

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

N/A

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

FALSE$

SAT/ACT

FALSE

High School GPA

N/A

Accept Common App

FALSE

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is fairly easy. A non-refundable fee, along with the application form, is required to be deposited by the students, in order to complete the process. To improve one’s chances of securing admission, a person must score high on a standardised test like SAT or ACT. But, at Ozarka College, the average SAT or ACT scores of students getting admission is not available. It can be inferred that this is not an important admission criterion. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 218 College Dr, Melbourne, Arkansas 72556-0010. They can also call them at (870) 368-7371.

Annual Cost to Attend

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

$7,049

Average Annual Cost

$2,160

Books And Supplies

$1,100

Other Fees

$844

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

$5,700

Budget For Other Expenses

$5,540

Total One Year Cost

$15,344

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to OC. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $16,827 per year. Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Associate 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.

79%

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

35%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

51%

Male Professors

49%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursi...

132 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

41 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

40 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

37 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

21 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

18 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

16 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

13 Graduates

Business Operations Support and Ass...

11 Graduates

Culinary Arts and Related Services

10 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

10 Graduates

Human Services, General

9 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

7 Graduates

Business, Management, Marketing, an...

5 Graduates

Air Transportation

4 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

3 Graduates

Information Science/Studies

3 Graduates

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Tech...

3 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,123

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

59%

Full-time

50%

Part-time

50%

Students Gender

Male

28%

US National: 44%

Female

72%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

96% White

0% Unknown

2% Black

2% Hispanic

0% Two or more races

0% Non Resident alien

0% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

9%

Unknown Location

8%

Out Of State

83%

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

$34,797 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$3,200/year

Campus Food

The institution does not provide any meal plan options.

Meal Plan Available

No

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

N/A

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

N/A

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

No

Campus Emergency Phones

No

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

No

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

The college offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. At OC, $5,700 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. At Ozarka College, students are offered well-cooked food keeping in mind their health and nutritional requirements. Additionally, the college offers a wide assortment of dining and meal options to the students. The college has enrolled around 31% male and 69% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$18,300/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$23,800/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.

97%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,513

Students Receiving Federal Grants

93%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,936

Students Receiving State Aid

22%

Average Aid Per Year

$885

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

24%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,129

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$4,213

$30K - $48K

$4,861

$48K - $75K

$1,977

$75K - $110K

$970

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at OC to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average federal grant that comes from the college is around $4,618, whereas the financial aid is $2,032. The college provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $1,196 and institutional aid worth $2,032.

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