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Colleges / University of the Ozarks

University of the Ozarks

Clarksville, AR 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate55%
Acceptance Rate55%

University of the Ozarks Student Life

University of the Ozarks is on a 41-acre campus in the rural setting of Clarksville, Arkansas.

University of the Ozarks Student Activities

There are many activities and organizations for University of the Ozarks students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a radio station and more.

Interested in Greek life? University of the Ozarks does not have fraternities or sororities.

University of the Ozarks has the Ozarks Biological Society (OBS). In fact, more students participate in the Ozarks Biological Society (OBS) than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at University of the Ozarks include Phi Beta Lambda (PBL), Enactus, Caribbean Student Union (CSU) and Chi Alpha.

University of the Ozarks students' favorite campus events are Project Poet, ARCH Symposium and Hump Day Hang.

Does University of the Ozarks Offer Student Housing?

This table offers information on housing at University of the Ozarks.

Housing Options Offered? Details
On-Campus Housing Yes Required for sophomore
Guaranteed Housing Yes Priortiy given to freshman
Co-ed Housing Available Yes
Housing for Students with Disabilities Yes
Percentage of Students Living On-Campus –– 66%
Spots Available in On-Campus Housing –– 614
Number of Students Living On-Campus –– 517
Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus –– 34%

University of the Ozarks offers on-campus housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.

The majority of University of the Ozarks students live on campus. In 2022, 66% of undergrads at University of the Ozarks lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 34% of students lived off-campus or commuted to University of the Ozarks. There are 614 spots available in on-campus housing for all 784 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 517 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 50% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

University of the Ozarks offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

University of the Ozarks Athletics

At University 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 University of the Ozarks:

Sport Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Indoor Track NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Basketball NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Riflery NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Soccer NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Swimming And Diving NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Tennis NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Track And Field NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Wrestling NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3

Safety at University of the Ozarks

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.

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

University 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 University 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 University of the Ozarks, take I-40 to Clarksville, AR. If you need to fly, book your flight to Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Arkansas 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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