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College of the Ozarks Student Life

College of the Ozarks is on a 1,000-acre campus in a rural setting in Point Lookout, Missouri. There are many activities and organizations for College of the Ozarks students to join – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

College of the Ozarks does not have fraternities or sororities.

College of the Ozarks has a thriving YAF. In fact, more students participate in YAF than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at College of the Ozarks include Chi Alpha, The Students' Union, Agriculture Club and FCA.

The College of the Ozarks community comes together each year for Sadie Hawkins, Mud Fest and Spring Formal.

College of the Ozarks Housing

College of the Ozarks offers housing for students. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

The majority of College of the Ozarks students live on campus. In 2021, 90% of undergrads at College of the Ozarks lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 10% of students lived off-campus or commuted to College of the Ozarks. There are 1,447 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,489 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 1,298 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 90% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.College of the Ozarks does not offer coed housing or housing for students with disabilities.

College of the Ozarks Athletics

At College of the Ozarks there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at College of the Ozarks:

Sport Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Golf Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Track And Field Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Cross Country Running Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Basketball Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport

Is College of the Ozarks Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

College of the Ozarks is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The College of the Ozarks campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

College of the Ozarks offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to College of the Ozarks

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit College of the Ozarks, take U.S. Highway 65 to Point Lookout, MO. If you need to fly, book your flight to Branson airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Missouri you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

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