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Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.
|University of the Ozarks 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.4|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||3%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||17%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||62%|
University 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.
Getting into University of the Ozarks is moderately difficult. University of the Ozarks evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, University of the Ozarks **accepted , around 959 of the 959 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like University 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.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you're strong.
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Class Rank||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Considered|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
To apply, all applicants to University of the Ozarks must submit the following items. Double check with University of the Ozarks's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.0|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to University of the Ozarks have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.
Out of all students that were admitted, 59% submitted a class rank. At University of the Ozarks 3% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 11% were in the top 25% and 36% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At University of the Ozarks, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||15.71%|
|3.50 and 3.74||15.18%|
|3.25 and 3.49||18.85%|
|3.00 and 3.24||14.14%|
|2.50 and 2.9||16.75%|
|2.00 and 2.49||4.71%|
University of the Ozarks does consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
University of the Ozarks is 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, 17% of University of the Ozarks's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 62% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other University of the Ozarks applicants, you should strive to earn between 960 and 1220 (or higher!) on the SAT. At University of the Ozarks 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1220 and 25% of scored lower than 960, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of University of the Ozarks students scored 620 or higher and 75% of students scored 470 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of University of the Ozarks students scored 610 or higher, and 75% scored a 470 or higher.
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To be most competitive at University of the Ozarks, you should strive to earn between 18 and 23 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 23 means you fall in the 75th percentile for University of the Ozarks's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 23, and three out of four students scored lower than 23 on the ACT.
A 18 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for University of the Ozarks students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to University of the Ozarks. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in University of the Ozarks during the following terms: - Fall Term - Winter Term - Spring Term - Winter Term - Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to University of the Ozarks?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to University of the Ozarks.
Does University of the Ozarks accept transfer credits?
University of the Ozarks accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. University of the Ozarks accepts:
Does University of the Ozarks accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
University of the Ozarks accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to University of the Ozarks?
No, University of the Ozarks is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If you have higher than average scores, you should strongly consider submitting them. If you scored lower than a school's average,, you may want not want to include them in your application..
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How hard is it to get into University of the Ozarks? University of the Ozarks is a somewhat selective institution. The University of the Ozarks acceptance rate is 100%. This means that the institution accepts 100 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of the Ozarks is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of the Ozarks is Continuous processing.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At University of the Ozarks, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.39. 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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