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University of the Ozarks

University of the Ozarks Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is University of the Ozarks Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

University of the Ozarks was awarded 60 badges in the 2022 rankings.

Overall Quality

Ozarks was not ranked in College Factual's 2022 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

Is It Hard to Get Into Ozarks?

Acceptance Rate

If you're applying to University of the Ozarks you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 56%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.

Average Test Scores

About 17% of students accepted to Ozarks submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 470 and 610. Math scores were between 480 and 620.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of the Ozarks  ( 470 to 610 )

SAT Math Scores for University of the Ozarks  ( 480 to 620 )
Ozarks received ACT scores from 65% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 18 and 23.

ACT Composite Scores for University of the Ozarks  ( 18 to 23 )

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University of the Ozarks Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At University of the Ozarks, this ratio is 16 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at University of the Ozarks is 74%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  74 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at University of the Ozarks

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at University of the Ozarks is 69%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  69 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full-time students who get their bachelor's degree with four years. At Ozarks this rate is 36%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  36 out of 100

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University of the Ozarks Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 836 undergraduates at Ozarks with 826 being full-time and 10 being part-time.

How Much Does University of the Ozarks Cost?

The overall average net price of Ozarks is $12,924. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Ozarks

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$10,414 $11,386 $12,166 $17,551 $18,683

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Ozarks, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Ozarks, approximately 68% of students took out student loans averaging $6,180 a year. That adds up to $24,720 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Ozarks is 9.9%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

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How Much Money Do Ozarks Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Ozarks with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $33,900 in their early years. This is about 15% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.


See which majors at University of the Ozarks make the most money.

Location of University of the Ozarks

University of the Ozarks is a private not-for-profit institution located in Clarksville, Arkansas. Clarksville is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.

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Contact details for Ozarks are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 415 N College Ave, Clarksville, AR 72830
Phone: 479-979-1000

University of the Ozarks Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 33 NA
Public Health 21 NA
General Biology 15 NA
General Psychology 10 NA
Natural Resources Conservation 6 NA
Liberal Arts General Studies 6 NA
Fine & Studio Arts 5 NA
Political Science & Government 4 NA
General English Literature 4 NA
Teacher Education Subject Specific 4 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at University of the Ozarks along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Ozarks

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2019-2020, 794 students took at least one online class at University of the Ozarks. This is an increase from the 0 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 794 71
2018-2019 0 0
2017-2018 0 0
2016-2017 0 0
2015-2016 0 0

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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