University of the Ozarks

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Clarksville, AR

$25,950

Avg tuition

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About University of the Ozarks

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Christian, Presbyterian Church (USA)  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

The University of the Ozarks is a small private university located on a rural campus in Clarksville, Arkansas. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 836, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 56%. The university offers 27 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 47%, and a student-faculty ratio of 16:1. Tuition and fees for students are $25,950.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

56% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

69% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

47% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Test scores Considered (not required)

High school rank Recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Recommended

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Considered (not required)

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Considered (not required)

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 18-23

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 950-1230

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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836

Students enrolled

95%

Online student enrollment

16:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

On-campus Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

42%

Non-U.S. Citizen

28%

Hispanic

13%

Black

7%

Unknown

6%

Two or more races

3%

Asian

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

50%

Socio-economic diversity

43% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

49%

State Grant Aid

33%

Institution Grant Aid

95%

Pell Grant

43%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,654
State Grant Aid $1,640
Institution Grant Aid $15,845
Pell Grant Aid $5,088

Financial Outlook

$20k

Average student debt after graduation

$29k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.