College of the Ozarks

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$19,500
1.56% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$7,505
After Financial Aid
2020 Acceptance Rate
14.3%
2,437 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
1,489
99.1% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
60.1%
152 Graduates

About

College of the Ozarks is a higher education institution located in Taney County, MO. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at College of the Ozarks were General Business Administration & Management (48 degrees awarded), General Psychology (25 degrees), and Registered Nursing (20 degrees).

In 2020, 415 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at College of the Ozarks. 59.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (372 degrees), 37.2 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (10 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at College of the Ozarks is $19,500, which is $−8,900 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at College of the Ozarks is $19,500, which is $−8,900 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,505.

In 2020, 100% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$19,500
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at College of the Ozarks was $19,500. The cost of tuition at College of the Ozarks is $−8,900 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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Average Net Price

$7,505
2020 Value
33.7%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 College of the Ozarks had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,505. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of College of the Ozarks grew by 33.7%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,634
Room and Board
$1,100
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at College of the Ozarks was of $7,634 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of room and board increased by 2.3% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

100%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
N/A%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

100% of undergraduate students at College of the Ozarks received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 2.04% with respect to 2019, when 98% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

College of the Ozarks received 2,437 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 10.4% annual decline. Out of those 2,437 applicants, 348 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 14.3% acceptance rate.

There were 1,489 students enrolled at College of the Ozarks in 2020, and 7% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

College of the Ozarks has an overall enrollment yield of 87.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

14.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
348
Accepted Out of 2,437

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of College of the Ozarks was 14.3% (348 admissions from 2,437 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 10.3%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −10.4%, while admissions grew by 24.7%.

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SAT Scores

7%
Submission Percentage
22
Scores Submitted

7% of enrolled first-time students at College of the Ozarks in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

College of the Ozarks has a total enrollment of 1,489 students. The full-time enrollment at College of the Ozarks is 1,476 students and the part-time enrollment is 13. This means that 99.1% 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 85.8% White, 3.76% Hispanic or Latino, 3.02% Two or More Races, 1.14% Asian, 0.94% Black or African American, 0.604% 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 (47.4%), followed by White Male (38.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (1.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

99.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at College of the Ozarks, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,489 students. The full-time enrollment at College of the Ozarks is 1,476 and the part-time enrollment is 13. This means that 99.1% of students enrolled at College of the Ozarks are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

80%
2020 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 80%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), 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
  1. White
    1,278
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    56
  3. Two or More Races
    45

The enrolled student population at College of the Ozarks is 85.8% White, 3.76% Hispanic or Latino, 3.02% Two or More Races, 1.14% Asian, 0.94% Black or African American, 0.604% 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 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 44 students (2.96%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 81 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 (372 degrees awarded). There were 37.2 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (10 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at College of the Ozarks is General Business Administration & Management (48 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (25 degrees) and Registered Nursing (20 degrees).

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 Agriculture (37 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (7 degrees), and Theology (10 degrees).

Workforce

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 Secondary school teachers (109,285 people), Other managers (106,167 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (102,744 people), Clergy (94,784 people), and Postsecondary teachers (88,227 people).

The most specialized majors at College of the Ozarks are Agriculture (37 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (7 degrees), Theology (10 degrees), History (7 degrees), and Math & Statistics (10 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at College of the Ozarks are Surgeons, Other financial specialists, Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes, Physicians, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at College of the Ozarks are Agriculture (37 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (7 degrees), Theology (10 degrees), History (7 degrees), and Math & Statistics (10 degrees).

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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 (267,604 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (174,477 people), Religious organizations (105,280 people), Computer Systems Design (102,752 people), and Legal services (81,634 people).

The most specialized majors at College of the Ozarks are Agriculture (37 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (7 degrees), Theology (10 degrees), History (7 degrees), and Math & Statistics (10 degrees).

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Degrees

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
  1. 48 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 25 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 20 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at College of the Ozarks was General Business Administration & Management with 48 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

167
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
248
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 167 degrees were awarded to men at College of the Ozarks, which is 0.673 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (248).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 30 degrees were awarded to men at College of the Ozarks in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.67 times more than the 18 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 19 degrees were awarded to women at College of the Ozarks in Registered Nursing, which is 19 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

53%
100% Completion Time
66%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 53% 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, 66% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 67% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Black or African American Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at College of the Ozarks is Female and Black or African American (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    372 degrees awarded
  2. Two or More Races
    10 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at College of the Ozarks is white (372 degrees awarded). There were 37.2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (10 degrees).

1.2% of degree recipients (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    220 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    152 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at College of the Ozarks is white female (220 degrees awarded). There were 1.45 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 $481M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $40.6M (8.46%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, College of the Ozarks had a total salary expenditure of $64M. College of the Ozarks employs 36 Associate professors, 34 Assistant professors, and 23 Professors. Most academics at College of the Ozarks are Male Associate professors (20), Male Assistant professors(17), and Female Assistant professors (17).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at College of the Ozarks are: Service, with 66 employees, Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance, with 41 employees, and Management with 25 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$481M
2020 Endowment
0.817%
growth from 2019

College of the Ozarks has an endowment valued at about $481M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of College of the Ozarks grew 0.817% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $441M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $6.56M - Federal
  2. $1.14M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, College of the Ozarks received $6.56M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.14M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$21.6M
2020 Salaries
1.85%
growth from 2019

In 2020, College of the Ozarks paid a median of $21.6M in salaries, which represents 33.8% of their overall expenditure ($64M) and a 1.85% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.48% growth from 2018 and a 9.51% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.4M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.59M
Instructional Salaries
96
Number of Employees

In 2020, College of the Ozarks paid a total of $6.59M to 96 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.78M (31%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
36 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
66 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at College of the Ozarks were Associate professor with 36 employees; Assistant professor with 34 employees; and Assistant professor with 23 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at College of the Ozarks were Service with 66 employees; Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 41 employees; and Management with 25 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Associate professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at College of the Ozarks was Male Associate professor with 20 employees, Male Assistant professor with 17 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 17 employees.

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