College of the Ozarks: Review & Facts

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College of the Ozarks is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,375 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1906 and is the only college located in Point Lookout, Missouri.

College of the Ozarks is affiliated with Presbyterian Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
69
Bachelor's degree is offered at College of the Ozarks.

CofO deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 69 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Business, Management, Agriculture, and Criminal Justice. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
88%
College of the Ozarks student retention rate is high at 88% (well above Missouri average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students love their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at College of the Ozarks is average: 60%. Nearly 27% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at CofO is pretty decent - 14:1. Find out more details about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$18,400
Average tuition pricing is fairly high, around $17,900 per year. The additional fees at CofO (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $500, which totals $18,400 a year.

Read the details about College of the Ozarks additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
9%
As reported in recent data, 3,048 applications were submitted and 289 were accepted; so it is extremely challenging to be accepted at this school.

This school might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at CofO in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$2,900
There are options for on-campus part-time employment at College of the Ozarks, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

College of the Ozarks provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 1,200 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low - around $2,900 per academic year.

Safety
Grade
B+
Army ROTC programs are available at College of the Ozarks. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, College of the Ozarks appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

College of the Ozarks Location and Maps



Post Address: College of the Ozarks, 100 Opportunity Avenue, Point Lookout, Missouri 65726-0017, USA
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