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College of the Ozarks Admissions

If you are considering submitting an applicationto College of the Ozarks, the fee for the application costs $0. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for an application fee waiver.

Students who apply for Fall should hear back from College of the Ozarks by January 1.

Considering Applying Early to College of the Ozarks?

College of the Ozarks does not offer early decision or early action..

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

Is College of the Ozarks Hard To Get Into?

College of the Ozarks is amoderately difficult school to get into. College of the Ozarks evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny or waitlist.

In 2021, College of the Ozarks **accepted 14% of students, around 348 of the 2,437 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like College of the Ozarks, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult. For applicants who are not residents of Missouri, getting into College of the Ozarks is moderately difficult. In 2021, College of the Ozarks waitlisted 412 students. Of those, 407 eventually were offered a spot.

What's Most Important to Get In to College of the Ozarks?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the areas where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at College of the Ozarks

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Important
Alumni/ae Relations Not Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Very Important
Geographical Residence Important
Class Rank Very Important
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Important
First Generation Considered
Interview Very Important
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Important
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
State Residency Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Important
Volunteer Work Considered

College of the Ozarks 2021-2022 Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to College of the Ozarks must submit the following items. Double check with College of the Ozarks's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale) 3
Interview
Other Requirements financial statement
Letter(s) of Recommendation 2
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into College of the Ozarks?

Students admitted to College of the Ozarks have an average unweighted GPA of 3.7.

Out of all students that were admitted, 68% submitted a class rank. At College of the Ozarks 26% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 68% were in the top 25% and 92% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At College of the Ozarks, students GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 68%
3.75 and 3.99 47%
3.50 and 3.74 24%
3.25 and 3.49 8%
3.00 and 3.24 3%
2.50 and 2.9 2%
2.00 and 2.49 0%
College of the Ozarks does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

College of the Ozarks is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 7% of College of the Ozarks's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 95% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for College of the Ozarks?

To be competitive with other College of the Ozarks applicants, you should strive to earn between 1080 and 1260 (or higher!) on the SAT. At College of the Ozarks 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1260 and 25% of scored lower than 1080, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a College of the Ozarks student is 1164.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of College of the Ozarks students scored 590 or higher and 75% of students scored 560 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of College of the Ozarks students scored 650 or higher, and 75% scored a 560 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for College of the Ozarks?

To be most competitive at College of the Ozarks, you should strive to earn between 21 and 25 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 25 means you fall in the 75th percentile for College of the Ozarks's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 25, and three out of four students scored lower than 25 on the ACT.

A 21 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for College of the Ozarks students. Only one out of every four students scored below 21.

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Transferring to College of the Ozarks

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to College of the Ozarks.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.Applicants should hear back by January 1.

Transfer students can enroll in College of the Ozarks during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term

College of the Ozarks Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to College of the Ozarks?

Students who are admitted to College of the Ozarks must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..

Does College of the Ozarks accept transfer credits?

College of the Ozarks accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. College of the Ozarks accepts:

ACE recommendations for credit

Does College of the Ozarks accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

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Do I have to submit test scores to College of the Ozarks?

College of the Ozarks. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

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College of the Ozarks Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

14%

How hard is it to get into College of the Ozarks? College of the Ozarks is a somewhat selective institution. The College of the Ozarks acceptance rate is 14%. This means that the institution accepts 14 out of every 100 applicants.

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College of the Ozarks Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to College of the Ozarks is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to College of the Ozarks is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

College of the Ozarks ACT Scores

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ACT Range

21 - 25

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

25 and Above

Good

21 to 25

Avg

21 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to College of the Ozarks is 23. Students with an ACT score of 25 and above have a good chance of getting into College of the Ozarks. Students with an ACT score that falls between 21 and 25 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 21 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

College of the Ozarks SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

1080 - 1260

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Math SAT Range

530 - 590

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Reading SAT Range

560 - 650

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1260 and Above

Good

1080 to 1260

Avg

1080 and Less

Low

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SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for College of the Ozarks students is 1164. Applicants with SAT scores of 1260 and above have a good chance of being admitted to College of the Ozarks, while applicants with SAT scores between 1080 to 1260 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1080 have a low chance of being offered a spot at College of the Ozarks.

College of the Ozarks GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.74

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At College of the Ozarks, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.74. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,489

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

14%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$19,960

Out-of-State

$19,960

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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