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College of the Ozarks Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

1,380 students

9% admitted

  • 1,359 full time
  • 21 part time
  • 581 men full time
  • 778 women full time
  • 3,299 applied
  • 295 admitted
  • 282 enrolled

1,369 Undergraduates

$17,900 tuition/year

  • 11 Non-Degree
  • $17,900 in state
  • $430 fees
  • $5,900 room & board
  • $800 books
  • (Based on stats from 2012/2013)

At a Glance

Religious affiliation: Presbyterian Church (USA)
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Plains Town, distant from an urban area
Highest Degree Offered: Bachelor's degree
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Mike
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  • cofo is a fantastic college. it has small class sizes, professor availability, and hands on education. the campus is user friendly.…

  • Mar-11-2012 Read More
  • Trenton from Nixa, MO
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  • To rate this college in three sentences I would say it is a blessing to attend this school. This college isn't for everyone and of those who do desire to…

  • Sep-04-2012 Read More
  • Christina from Kissee Mills, MO
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  • This college works hard to produce well rounded graduates. College of the Ozarks expects more from it's students than other colleges and it makes them better people in the end. College of…

  • Apr-10-2012 Read More
  • Brailey from Point Lookout, MO
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  • College of the Ozarks is a great opportunity for a patriotic, christian, and vocational experience. Faculty is supportive and willing to help. The campus is beautiful and community oriented, with…

  • Apr-17-2012 Read More
Mission Statement

The mission of College of the Ozarks--providing a Christian education for youth of both sexes, especially those found worthy, but who are without sufficient means--has never changed. Working for an education is the continuing distinctive tradition of this college. The liberal arts education, fundamental to all degrees provided by the College's dedicated faculty, is designed to broaden and strengthen the mind. Students can gain the adaptability demanded by the modern world while clarifying the values that make life worth living. Our students learn to deal with the reality of changing technology while solidifying a foundation built on unchanging principles. Through a five-fold mission stressing academic, spiritual, vocational, cultural and patriotic growth, we hope to provide society with productive, responsible citizens.

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 4
  • Anonymous
  • Sep-16-2011 I am a current student here

    Sometimes it's difficult being away from home and all my friends, but I have made some great friends here. Many of the professors really care about you as a person and get to know you personally. Everyone is very friendly and helpful; it is a great enviroment and campus.

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  • A Former Student
  • Aug-03-2010 I am a past student here

    I remember more positives from a year working at a McDonald's than a year studying here. The campus is a nice place at first, but it feels cramped after a while, and that is if you are on good terms with the staff, which is a harder prospect than it sounds. The student body itself can be rather pitiless to perceived outsiders. I developed depression here. I still have bad dreams about this place, not exaggerating in the slightest.

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  • Natalie from virginia, IL
  • Sep-10-2009 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I will enjoy being here because I have always wanted to go to a school with a christian atmosphere and a really strong Agriculture program.

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