52%

Acceptance Rate

$18,152

Avg.Financial Aid

001094

FAFSA Code

About University of the Ozarks

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

872

Website

https://www.ozarks.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.

Presbyterian Church (USA)

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

Yes

A private, Presbyterian Church (USA) university, University of the Ozarks is situated in Clarksville, AR. It was in 1834 when the University of the Ozarks was founded. Across all the courses offered at University of the Ozarks, the enrolment stands at 824. The school has a total of 52 academic staff. These faculty teach different courses to the students. Around 97% of the students are 24 and under at University of the Ozarks. Shedding some light on gender distribution at UO, around 51% of the students are females and 49% are males. In its 186 years of existence, UO has produced several known personalities like Charlie Spoonhour, Billy Bock, Little Viejo, and Zilphia Horton. 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. Further, it boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. A total of 24 programs, including both residential and online, are currently offered by UO. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation), CEAP Continuing Education Accreditation Program, and HLC Higher Learning Commission. The total endowment of the University of the Ozarks is around $115 million (2019).

Location & Contact

Address

415 N College Ave

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 4799791000
Fax:
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Rankings

As long as US universities are concerned, the rankings which are provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere. University of the Ozarks has been ranked at the 587th position among other universities by Forbes. It is to be noted that Forbes decides on the rankings of the university 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.

Rolling Admissions

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

52%

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

FALSE$

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Admission to the university is easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. The varsity has 2 admission thresholds. 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 870-1050, it would improve her chances. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 18 might also given admission but the average ACT score at University of the Ozarks is 20. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 415 N College Ave, Clarksville, Arkansas 72830. To gather more information, they can call them at (479) 979-1000.

Annual Cost to Attend

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

$17,208

Average Annual Cost

$24,230

Books And Supplies

$1,000

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

$7,400

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,400

Total One Year Cost

$35,030

Before applying to UO, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $35,949 per year. To note, this cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($25,950), room and boarding ($7,600), and budget for other expenses ($2,400). 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

15:1

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.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

54%

Male Professors

46%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

12 Graduates

Biology, General

11 Graduates

Public Health

11 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

8 Graduates

Political Science and Government

7 Graduates

Psychology, General

7 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

7 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

6 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

6 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

5 Graduates

Chemistry

4 Graduates

International Business

4 Graduates

Marketing

4 Graduates

Mathematics

4 Graduates

Economics

3 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

3 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

3 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

3 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

2 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

2 Graduates

Sociology

2 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

1 Graduates

History

1 Graduates

Music

1 Graduates

Philosophy

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

872

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

42%

Full-time

99%

Part-time

1%

Students Gender

Male

49%

US National: 44%

Female

51%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

47% White

4% Unknown

8% Black

13% Hispanic

5% Two or more races

21% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

30%

Out Of State

51%

In State

19%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

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

Median Household Income

$51,330 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 89% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

89%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$3,400/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,000/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,000/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Eagles

School Colors

purple and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

145

Total Female Athletes

213

Intramural Sports

9

Sports Club

2

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Rifle

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Rifle

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $7,600 per year for living on campus. The average meal plan at UO costs around $4,000 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. The university considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At UO, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the university are 49% and 51%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$25,900/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$33,900/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.

96%

Average Aid Per Year

$18,152

Students Receiving Federal Grants

43%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,164

Students Receiving State Aid

29%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,428

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

96%

Average Aid Per Year

$15,399

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$22,521

$30K - $48K

$21,830

$48K - $75K

$20,647

$75K - $110K

$15,176

> $110K

$12,016

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at UO 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 university is around $5,314, whereas the financial aid is $16,441. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $1,517, while the institutional aid is $16,441.

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