Ozarka College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,160
0% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$5,294
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
14.5%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
1,170
48% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
38.4%
78 Graduates

About

Ozarka College is a higher education institution located in Izard County, AR. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Ozarka College were .

In 2019, 641 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Ozarka College. 76% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 24% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (620 degrees), 56.4 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (11 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Ozarka College is $2,160, which is $−5,664 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Ozarka College is $2,160, which is $−5,664 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,294.

In 2019, 77% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 19% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,160
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Ozarka College was $2,160. The cost of tuition at Ozarka College is $−5,664 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$5,294
2019 Value
24.9%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Ozarka College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,294. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Ozarka College grew by 24.9%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,008
Room and Board
$1,100
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Ozarka College was of $6,008 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of room and board decreased by 4.87% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

77%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
19%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

77% of undergraduate students at Ozarka College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 2.53% with respect to 2018, when 79% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
14.5%
2017 Default Rate
36
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Ozarka College was 14.5%, which represents 36 out of the 248 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Ozarka College has a total enrollment of 1,170 students. The full-time enrollment at Ozarka College is 562 students and the part-time enrollment is 608. This means that 48% of students enrolled at Ozarka College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Ozarka College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 95.7% White, 1.71% Hispanic or Latino, 1.2% Black or African American, 0.855% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.342% Asian, 0.171% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Ozarka College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (69.4%), followed by White Male (26.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (1.07%). 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

48%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Ozarka College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,170 students. The full-time enrollment at Ozarka College is 562 and the part-time enrollment is 608. This means that 48% of students enrolled at Ozarka College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

79%
2019 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 Ozarka College was 79%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Ozarka College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,120
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    20
  3. Black or African American
    14

The enrolled student population at Ozarka College is 95.7% White, 1.71% Hispanic or Latino, 1.2% Black or African American, 0.855% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.342% Asian, 0.171% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 44% White, 26.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2019, 333 more women than men received degrees from Ozarka College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Ozarka College is white (620 degrees awarded). There were 56.4 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (11 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Ozarka College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Ozarka College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Human Sciences (29 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (43 degrees), and Health (383 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Ozarka College are Registered nurses (1,385,519 people), Medical & health services managers (149,387 people), Pharmacists (134,713 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (129,931 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (124,185 people).

The most specialized majors at Ozarka College are Human Sciences (29 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (43 degrees), Health (383 degrees), Transportation (11 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (82 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 Ozarka College are Dentists, Surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Physicians, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at Ozarka College are Human Sciences (29 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (43 degrees), Health (383 degrees), Transportation (11 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (82 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Ozarka College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,477,411 people), Elementary & secondary schools (372,813 people), Outpatient care centers (239,703 people), Offices of physicians (224,339 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (166,390 people).

The most specialized majors at Ozarka College are Human Sciences (29 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (43 degrees), Health (383 degrees), Transportation (11 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (82 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 Ozarka College.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Ozarka College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

154
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
487
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 154 degrees were awarded to men at Ozarka College, which is 0.316 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (487).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 43 degrees were awarded to men at Ozarka College in Automobile Mechanics Technology, which is InfinityM times more than the 0 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 121 degrees were awarded to women at Ozarka College in General Health Services, which is 7.12 times more than the 17 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

26%
100% Completion Time
38%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 26% of students graduating from Ozarka College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 38% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 39% 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 Gender

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

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Ozarka College is Male and Black or African American (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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
    620 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    11 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    8 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Ozarka College is white (620 degrees awarded). There were 56.4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (11 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    473 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    147 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Ozarka College is white female (473 degrees awarded). There were 3.22 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (147 degrees).

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Operations

Ozarka College has an endowment valued at nearly $2.03M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $26.5k (1.3%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Ozarka College had a total salary expenditure of $10.5M. Ozarka College employs 34 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Ozarka College are Female Instructors (19), Male Instructors(15), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Ozarka College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 29 employees, Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance, with 12 employees, and Management with 8 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$2.03M
2019 Endowment
4.97%
growth from 2018

Ozarka College has an endowment valued at about $2.03M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Ozarka College grew 4.97% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.27M lower than than the median endowment of Associates 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 Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $781k - Federal
  2. $337k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Ozarka College received $781k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $337k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$4.8M
2019 Salaries
2.27%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Ozarka College paid a median of $4.8M in salaries, which represents 45.7% of their overall expenditure ($10.5M) and a 2.27% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.14% decline from 2017 and a 6.06% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.6M (44.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.6M
Instructional Salaries
34
Number of Employees

In 2019, Ozarka College paid a total of $1.6M to 34 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.1M (30.7%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
34 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
29 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Ozarka College were Instructor with 34 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Ozarka College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 29 employees; Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 12 employees; and Management with 8 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor
  3. false

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Ozarka College was Female Instructor with 19 employees, Male Instructor with 15 employees, and false with 0 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Ozarka College.

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