Ozarka College: Review & Facts

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Ozarka College is a small two-year, public school with 1,110 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1973 and is the only college located in Melbourne, Arkansas.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
24
Fair
Ozarka College will give you the option to receive a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Ozarka College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 24 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Medical, General Studies, Medical Assistant, and Education. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
43%
Bad
It is important 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 normally a positive sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Ozarka College is very low at 43% (way below Arkansas average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
14 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Ozarka College is very low - 28%.

Student to faculty ratio at Ozarka College is pretty decent, 14:1. Learn more on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$5,200
Low
Average tuition pricing is very low - $4,500 a year. The additional fees at OC (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $700; which comes to a total of $5,200 per year.

Read the details about Ozarka College 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



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This school will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Ozarka College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (870) 368-7371 or check Ozarka College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
Ozarka College offers a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at OC, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

ROTC
Available
No
At present there is no on-campus housing at Ozarka College.

Based on the college crime data, Ozarka College seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Ozarka College Location and Maps



Post Address: Ozarka College, 218 College Dr, Melbourne, Arkansas 72556-0010, USA
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