Ozarka College

Public, 2-4 Years School Located in Melbourne, AR

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How much is the Ozarka tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Ozarka's tuition & fees is $3,820 for Arkansas residents and $6,820 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $16,160 for Arkansas residents and $19,160 for out-of-state students when a student lives on-campus.

Ozarka Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Arkansas Residents Tuition & Fees$3,820
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$6,820
Books & Supplies Costs$1,100
On-campus Room & Board$5,700
On-campus Expenses$5,540
Off-campus Room & Board$6,315
Off-campus Expenses$5,540
2023-2024 Estimates
Arkansas Residents Tuition & Fees$4,858
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$8,684

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, Ozarka' tuition is much lower than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, 2-4 years colleges in Arkansas, its tuition is slightly lower than the average tuition of $8,461.
In-StateOut-of-State
Ozarka College$3,820$6,820
U.S. 2-4 Years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Arkansas 2-4 Years Colleges$13,726
Public Schools$5,423$8,461
Private Schools$17,236

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Ozarka and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, 2-4 years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationIn-StateOut-of-State
Ozarka CollegeMelbourne, AR$3,820$6,820
Black River Technical CollegePocahontas, AR$4,584$7,242
University of Arkansas Community College-MorriltonMorrilton, AR$3,744$4,176
University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical CollegeNorth Little Rock, AR$4,848$7,248
Shorter CollegeN Little Rock, AR$4,904$6,246

Financial Aid and COA

At Ozarka College, 686 students (68%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $5,674.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Ozarka is $13,486 for students living on-campus and $14,101 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 118 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $6,899 and the average amount of student loans is $4,462.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Arkansas ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (on-campus)$16,160$19,160
COA (off-campus)$16,775$19,775
Tuition & Fees$3,820$6,820
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$12,340$12,340
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$12,955$12,955
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$10,486$13,486
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$11,101$14,101
Average Financial Aid$5,674$5,674
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship68668%$5,674
Pell Grants47647%$4,612
Federal Student Loan12612%$4,856
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid11891%-
Grants or Scholarships11891%$6,899
Federal Grants11589%$4,724
Pell Grants11589%$4,668
Other Federal Grants2419%$267
State/Local Grants4736%$3,454
Institutional Grants4535%$2,412
Student Loan Aid1915%$4,462
Federal Student Loans1915%$4,462
Other Student Loans0--
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level105105$6,244
0-30,0006767$7,040
30,001-48,0002525$5,208
48,001-75,00099$4,651
75,001-110,00044$2,965
110,001 or more00-

Student Population

Ozarka College has a total of 983 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 306 male students and 701 female students attending Ozarka. The school offers online degree programs and 330 students enrolled online exclusively (33.57% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Undergraduate1,007 306701

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address218 College Dr, Melbourne, AR
Phone870-368-7371
WEBwww.ozarka.edu/
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate
Program Offered54 Programs
Online Program Offered7 Online Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population983
Graduation Rate46%
Transfer-out Rate3%
Retention Rate68% (Full-time), 38% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate13 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties34 (Full-time), 46 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs96 (Full-time), 58 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$43,270
Average Staff Salary$43,590