College of the Ozarks

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$19,800
1.54% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$12,611
After Financial Aid
2022 Acceptance Rate
21.1%
2,239 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
1,487
98.9% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
62.5%
240 Graduates

About

College of the Ozarks is a higher education institution located in Taney County, MO. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at College of the Ozarks were General Business Administration & Management (34 degrees awarded), General Psychology (26 degrees), and Elementary Education & Teaching (24 degrees).

In 2022, 384 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at College of the Ozarks. 53.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 46.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (327 degrees), 27.3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (12 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at College of the Ozarks is $19,800, which is $−8,530 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at College of the Ozarks is $19,800, which is $−8,530 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,611.

In 2022, 99% of undergraduate students attending College of the Ozarks received financial aid through grants.

Tuition Costs

$19,800
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at College of the Ozarks was $19,800. The cost of tuition at College of the Ozarks is $−8,530 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$12,611
2022 Value

In 2022 College of the Ozarks had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,611. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of College of the Ozarks grew by 0%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,927
Room and Board
$1,100
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at College of the Ozarks was of $7,927 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 0.699% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

99%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants

99% of undergraduate students at College of the Ozarks received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 1% with respect to 2021, when 100% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

College of the Ozarks received 2,239 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 3.66% annual growth. Out of those 2,239 applicants, 473 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 21.1% acceptance rate.

There were 1,487 students enrolled at College of the Ozarks in 2022. 11% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

College of the Ozarks has an overall enrollment yield of 75.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

21.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
473
Accepted Out of 2,239

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of College of the Ozarks was 21.1% (473 admissions from 2,239 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 20.5%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 3.66%, while admissions grew by 6.77%..

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SAT Scores

11%
Submission Percentage (2022)
39
Scores Submitted (2022)

11% of enrolled first-time students at College of the Ozarks in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

College of the Ozarks had a total enrollment of 1,487 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at College of the Ozarks is 1,470 students and the part-time enrollment is 17. This means that 98.9% of students enrolled at College of the Ozarks are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at College of the Ozarks, both undergraduate and graduate, is 85.9% White, 4.51% Hispanic or Latino, 3.3% Two or More Races, 1.28% Asian, 1.21% Black or African American, 0.74% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0672% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at College of the Ozarks in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (48.2%), followed by White Male (37.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (2.59%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

98.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at College of the Ozarks in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,487 students. The full-time enrollment at College of the Ozarks is 1,470 and the part-time enrollment is 17. This means that 98.9% of students enrolled at College of the Ozarks are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

81%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at College of the Ozarks was 81%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), College of the Ozarks had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,277 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    67 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    49 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at College of the Ozarks is 85.9% White, 4.51% Hispanic or Latino, 3.3% Two or More Races, 1.28% Asian, 1.21% Black or African American, 0.74% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0672% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 22 students (1.48%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 26 more women than men received degrees from College of the Ozarks. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at College of the Ozarks is white (327 degrees awarded). There were 27.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (12 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at College of the Ozarks is General Business Administration & Management (34 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (26 degrees) and Elementary Education & Teaching (24 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at College of the Ozarks, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (15 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (6 degrees), and Human Sciences (13 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at College of the Ozarks are Elementary & middle school teachers (130,267 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (102,008 people), Clergy (90,546 people), Other managers (87,090 people), and Secondary school teachers (77,696 people).

The most specialized majors at College of the Ozarks in 2022 are Theology (15 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (6 degrees), Human Sciences (13 degrees), History (6 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (12 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at College of the Ozarks are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Physicians, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at College of the Ozarks are Theology (15 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (6 degrees), Human Sciences (13 degrees), History (6 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (12 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at College of the Ozarks are Elementary & secondary schools (311,002 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (136,497 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (110,330 people), Religious organizations (104,877 people), and Legal services (80,373 people).

The most specialized majors at College of the Ozarks are Theology (15 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (6 degrees), Human Sciences (13 degrees), History (6 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (12 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by College of the Ozarks.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 34 degrees awarded
  2. 26 degrees awarded
  3. 24 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at College of the Ozarks was General Business Administration & Management with 34 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

179
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
205
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 179 degrees were awarded to men at College of the Ozarks, which is 0.873 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (205).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 23 degrees were awarded to men at College of the Ozarks in General Business Administration & Management, which is 2.09 times more than the 11 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 22 degrees were awarded to men at College of the Ozarks in General Psychology, which is 5.5 times more than the 4 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

45%
100% Completion Time
60%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 45% of students graduating from College of the Ozarks completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 60% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 61% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at College of the Ozarks is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.25% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    327 degrees awarded
  2. Two or More Races
    12 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at College of the Ozarks is white (327 degrees awarded). There were 27.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (12 degrees).

4.43% of degree recipients (17 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    175 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    152 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races Male
    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at College of the Ozarks is white female (175 degrees awarded). There were 1.15 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (152 degrees).

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Operations

College of the Ozarks has an endowment valued at nearly $586M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−8.16%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, College of the Ozarks had a total salary expenditure of 56.1M. College of the Ozarks employs 42 Associate professors, 28 Assistant professors and 25 Professors. Most academics at College of the Ozarks are Male Associate professor (23), Female Associate professor (19), and Male Professor (17).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at College of the Ozarks are: Service, with 70 employees, Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance, with 41 employees, and Management with 26 employees.

Endowment

$586M
2022 Endowment
11.8%
decline from 2021

College of the Ozarks has an endowment valued at about $586M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of College of the Ozarks declined 11.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $537M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$18M
2022 Salaries
12.4%
decline from 2021

In 2022, College of the Ozarks paid a median of $18M in salaries, which represents 32.1% of their overall expenditure ($56.1M) and a 12.4% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.04M
Instructional Salaries
97
Number of Employees

In 2022, College of the Ozarks paid a total of $7.04M to 97 employees working as instructors, which represents 39.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
42 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
70 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at College of the Ozarks were Associate professor with 42 employees, Assistant professor with 28 employees, and Professor with 25 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at College of the Ozarks were Service with 70 employees, Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 41 employees, and Management with 26 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Associate professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Male Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at College of the Ozarks was Male Associate professor with 23 employees, Female Associate professor with 19 employees, and Male Professor with 17 employees.

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