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University of the Ozarks Student Life

University of the Ozarks is on a 41-acre campus in a rural setting in Clarksville, Arkansas. There are many activities and organizations for University of the Ozarks students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, , a radio station and more.

University of the Ozarks does not have fraternities or sororities.

University of the Ozarks has a thriving Ozarks Biological Society (OBS). In fact, more students participate in 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.

The University of the Ozarks community comes together each year for Project Poet, ARCH Symposium and Hump Day Hang.

Does University of the Ozarks Offer Student Housing?

University of the Ozarks offers 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 2021, 553% of undergrads at University of the Ozarks lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 47% of students lived off-campus or commuted to University of the Ozarks. There are 634 spots available in on-campus housing for all 836 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 447 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.

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
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
Basketball 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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University of the Ozarks Students

50%

Women

50%

Men

99%

Full Time

1%

Part Time

59%

In State

41%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

41%

28%

13%

7%

6%

3%

1%

0.24%

0.12%

Undergraduate Students

836

Non-Resident / International Students

232

University of the Ozarks Campus Services

Student Services
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Counseling
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

836

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

100%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$25,950

Out-of-State

$25,950

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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