College of the Ozarks.

College of the Ozarks

Point Lookout, MO4 year degree
Acceptance rate

About College of the Ozarks

College of the Ozarks is a Christian liberal-arts college in Point Lookout, Missouri. The college has an enrollment of 1,426, a student-to-faculty ratio of approximately 16:1, over 30 academic majors in Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science programs. It is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA). The college charges no tuition for full-time students due to its student work program and donations. The program requires students to work 15 hours a week at an on-campus work station and two 40-hour work weeks during breaks. A summer work program is available to cover room and board costs. The college refers to itself as "Hard Work U." and places emphasis on "character" education.


  • Offers and bachelor's degrees
  • 1,491 students
  • 0.26 faculty staff per student
  • Campus housing available

Notable programs at College of the Ozarks

Animal Sciences
Most popular degree

The most popular degrees are Animal Sciences, Fine Arts, Molecular Biology, Ecology, Accounting, Marketing, Journalism, and Computer Science.

Acceptance Rates

Acceptance Rate in 2017
Avg SAT Scores in 2017

438 students out of 3,250 applicants were accepted into College of the Ozarks. They had an average SAT score of 1165. 4% of people submitted their SAT score along with their applications while 98% chose to submit their ACT score.

Tuition and costs

Undergraduate tuition (2017)

In 2017, the cost of tuition at College of the Ozarks was $19,130. After taking into account the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for students was $29,539.

Financial aid available at College of the Ozarks

Of undergrads receive grants
Of undergrads receive federal loans

100% of undergraduate students at College of the Ozarks received grants or loans in 2017.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.

Average student living expenses at College of the Ozarks

Room & board
Books & supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at College of the Ozarks was of $7,100 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000.

Diversity at College of the Ozarks

Ethnic Mix, 2017

Student Gender Mix, 2017