University of the Ozarks

Private, Four-years School Located in Clarksville, AR

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How much is the the Ozarks tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, the Ozarks's tuition & fees is $25,950.
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 $36,708 when a student lives on-campus.

the Ozarks Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$25,950
On-campus Room & Board$8,358
On-campus Expenses$2,400
Off-campus Room & Board$8,358
Off-campus Expenses$2,400
2023-2024 Estimates
Tuition & Fees$25,950

How Much Does it Cost to Go to the Ozarks for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $103,800 at the Ozarks. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $150,665. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $75,929.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$25,950$37,078$18,394
Sophomore (2024-25)$25,950$37,461$18,777
Junior (2025-26)$25,950$37,858$19,174
Senior (2026-27)$25,950$38,268$19,584
4 Years Total$103,800$150,665$75,929
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$25,950$37,461$18,777
Sophomore (2025-26)$25,950$37,858$19,174
Junior (2026-27)$25,950$38,268$19,584
Senior (2027-28)$25,950$38,692$20,008
4 Years Total$103,800$152,278$77,542
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$25,950$37,858$19,174
Sophomore (2026-27)$25,950$38,268$19,584
Junior (2027-28)$25,950$38,692$20,008
Senior (2028-29)$25,950$39,130$20,446
4 Years Total$103,800$153,947$79,211
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$25,950$38,268$19,584
Sophomore (2027-28)$25,950$38,692$20,008
Junior (2028-29)$25,950$39,130$20,446
Senior (2029-30)$25,950$39,584$20,900
4 Years Total$103,800$155,673$80,937
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$25,950$38,692$20,008
Sophomore (2028-29)$25,950$39,130$20,446
Junior (2029-30)$25,950$39,584$20,900
Senior (2030-31)$25,950$40,053$21,369
4 Years Total$103,800$157,459$82,723

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, the Ozarks' tuition is slightly higher than the average tuition of $20,937. Compared to private, four-years colleges in Arkansas, its tuition is higher than the average tuition of $17,236.
In-StateOut-of-State
University of the Ozarks$25,950
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Arkansas Four-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 the Ozarks and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (private, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationTuition & Fees
University of the OzarksClarksville, AR$25,950
University of Arkansas at Pine BluffPine Bluff, AR$17,029
Central Baptist CollegeConway, AR$19,680
Crowley's Ridge CollegeParagould, AR$16,440
Philander Smith CollegeLittle Rock, AR$13,014
Williams Baptist UniversityWalnut Ridge, AR$20,330
University of Arkansas-Fort SmithFort Smith, AR$13,770
Ecclesia CollegeSpringdale, AR$16,850
Strayer University-ArkansasLittle Rock, AR$13,920

Financial Aid and COA

At University of the Ozarks, 784 students (100%) 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 $18,684.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at the Ozarks is $18,024 for students living on-campus and $18,024 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 201 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 $19,224 and the average amount of student loans is $6,204.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (on-campus)$36,708
COA (off-campus)$36,708
Tuition & Fees$25,950
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$10,758
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$10,758
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$18,024
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$18,024
Average Financial Aid$18,684
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship784100%$18,684
Pell Grants28036%$5,439
Federal Student Loan34544%$5,324
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid201100%-
Grants or Scholarships19597%$19,224
Federal Grants9648%$5,664
Pell Grants9145%$5,506
Other Federal Grants157%$2,847
State/Local Grants4422%$1,424
Institutional Grants19497%$16,197
Student Loan Aid14371%$6,204
Federal Student Loans11457%$4,713
Other Student Loans9547%$3,683

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

the Ozarks's acceptance rate is 55.37%. A total of 1,918 applicants applied to and 1,062 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 201 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 18.93%.
To apply to the Ozarks, 2 items are required - Secondary school GPA and Secondary school record and 1 items are recommended to submit - Completion of college-preparatory program. SAT and ACT scores are considered during the admissions process but are not required to be submitted.
TotalMenWomen
Applicants1,918808$1,107
Admitted1,062452$607
Enrolled20193$108
Acceptance Rate55.37%55.94%54.83%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)18.93%20.58%17.79%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither Required Nor Recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsConsidered But Not Required
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresConsidered But Not Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Considered But Not Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are considered but not required to apply to the Ozarks. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 1,040 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 21.
Its SAT score is slightly lower than the national average score of 1,168. The ACT score is slightly lower than the national average score of 24.
Average25th75th
SAT Total1,0409501,130
National Average1,168
Arkansas Average1,082
SAT EBRW520490550
SAT Math520460580
ACT Composite211823
National Average24
Arkansas Average21
ACT Math201723
ACT English201723

Student Population

University of the Ozarks has a total of 784 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 370 male students and 414 female students attending the Ozarks. The school offers online degree programs and 3 students enrolled online exclusively (0.38% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Undergraduate784 370414

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address415 N College Ave, Clarksville, AR
Phone479-979-1000
WEBhttps://www.ozarks.edu
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate
Program Offered28 Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate60.08%
Yield17.67%
Student Population784
Graduation Rate40%
Transfer-out Rate37%
Retention Rate69%
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate14 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties48 (Full-time), 11 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs163 (Full-time), 17 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$61,876
Average Staff Salary$45,536