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 1,445 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
74
Fair
Bachelor's degree is offered at College of the Ozarks.

CofO deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 74 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Agriculture, Education, and Nursing. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.


Student Retention
74%
Fair
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.

College of the Ozarks student retention rate is fair at 74% (close to Missouri average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
14 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at College of the Ozarks is average: 65%. 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
$18,800
High
Average tuition pricing is fairly high, around $18,300 per year. The additional fees at CofO (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $500, which totals $18,800 a year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
12%
Hard
As reported in recent data, 3,122 applications were submitted and 386 were accepted; so it is 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
Low
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 1,300 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low - around $2,900 per academic year.

Safety
Grade
A-
Safe
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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