Tuition & Fees

$18,930

$18,930

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
33%
400-499
67%
600-699
17%
500-599
50%
400-499
33%
600-699
17%
500-599
50%
400-499
33%
30-36
9%
24-29
38%
18-23
45%
12-17
8%
30-36
3%
24-29
32%
18-23
50%
12-17
15%
30-36
3%
24-29
34%
18-23
59%
12-17
4%
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undergraduateRatios

47%

53%

male

female

1
14

teacher

students

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Extremely Selective

12%

acceptance rate

Accepted 386
Declined + 2,736
Total Received 3,122
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Private (nonprofit)

1,442

undergraduate students

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School Facts

The College of the Ozarks, founded in 1906, is a Christian, liberal arts-based Work College. Its 1,000-acre campus is located in Point Lookout, 40 miles south of Springfield.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,442
Established in 1906
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Interdenominational Christian
Accredited by •  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Point Lookout, MO

1,000-acre campus at Point Lookout (population: 4,458), three miles from Branson and 40 miles from Springfield. Major airport serves Kansas City (210 miles); smaller airport serves Branson; bus serves Hollister (three miles). School operates transportation to Branson. Public transportation serves campus.

College of the Ozarks
1 Opportunity Avenue
Point Lookout, MO 65726

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
82%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
89%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
23%
Top 1/4
61%
Top 1/2
91%
Bottom 1/2
9%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
33%
400-499
67%
600-699
17%
500-599
50%
400-499
33%
600-699
17%
500-599
50%
400-499
33%
30-36
9%
24-29
38%
18-23
45%
12-17
8%
30-36
3%
24-29
32%
18-23
50%
12-17
15%
30-36
3%
24-29
34%
18-23
59%
12-17
4%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted no
Application deadline February 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Extremely Selective

12%

acceptance rate

Accepted 386
Declined + 2,736
Total Received 3,122

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Interview
Secondary school record

Important

Geographical residence
Recommendations
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

Not Considered

Essay
Minority affiliation

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Admissions Contact

Marci Linson
Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid
P: 800 222-0525
F: 417 690-2635
admiss4@cofo.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,567,228
State $1,147,500
Institutional $14,051,856
Other external
Total $18,766,584

Non-need-based

Federal
State $42,761
Institutional $1,561,317
Other external $691,811
Total $2,295,889

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Midlands Collegiate Athletic Conference
Mascot
Bobcats
School colors
maroon and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Agricultural Business
Agricultural Education
Agronomy/Crop Science
Animal Sciences
Art Education
Biblical Studies
Biology
Biology Education
Biology/Ecology Field Biology
Biology/Human Molecular
Business Administration
Business Managerial Economics
Chemistry
Child Development
Communication Arts
Communication Arts/Media Radio
Communication Arts/Public Relations
Communication Arts/Speech
Computer Information Sciences
Computer Science
Corrections
Criminal Justice
Culinary Arts
Dairy Science
Dietetics
Drama/Speech
Dramatic/Theatre Arts
Early Childhood Education
Elementary Education
English
English Education
Family Studies/Marriage/Family
Family/Consumer Sciences
Fine/Studio Arts
Foods/Nutrition/Wellness
Foreign Language
Health Medical
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
History
History Education
Horticultural Science
Hospitality Administration
Information Technology
International Business
Journalism
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics Teacher Education
Meeting/Special Events
Middle Grades Education
Multi-Interdisciplinary
Music
Music Education
Music Theatre
Music Theory
Music/Piano
Natural Resources Conservation
Nursing
Parks/Recreation/Leisure Facilities Management
Philosophy/Religion
Physical Education
Pre-Engineering
Pre-Law
Pre-Med Tec
Printing Management
Psychology
Religious/Sacred Music
Restaurant/Food
Secondary Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Spanish K-12
Studio Art/Fibers
Studio Arts
Studio Computer
Studio Graphic Arts
Studio Painting
Technical Theatre
Theatre Acting
Theatre Ministry
Wildlife/Fish/Wildlands Science/Management
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Undergraduate

100%

1,442
students

Female
53%
764

Male
47%
678

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

99%

1,432
students

Female
54%
759

Male
46%
673

undergraduatePart-time

1%

10
students

Female
50%
5

Male
50%
5

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
< 1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
94%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

4%

Transfer applicants accepted

87%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 3.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Required of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: Monday prior to start of classes

Spring: Monday prior to start of classes

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

91

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

45

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

80%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 16
Countries most often represented China
Haiti
Malaysia
Mexico
South Korea
The Republic Of Kazakhstan
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

Karen Back
Assistant Registrar
417 690-3223
kback@cofo.edu

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