College of the Ozarks

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College of the Ozarks can be found in Point Lookout, MO, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around 1,700 students enrolled per year at College of the Ozarks.

Students can submit either the SAT Exam or ACT scores at this school. A score in the range of 965 - 1203 on the SAT exam, or 21 - 26 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. We were able to estimate the College of the Ozarks average GPA (3.13 - 3.38) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. Only 10% of applicants are admitted to this school due to the fair number of applicants and the increase competition for enrollment. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall College of the Ozarks Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for College of the Ozarks was reported as 10.3% in Fall 2020 with over 2,720 college applications submitted to College of the Ozarks. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 21 - 26
  • Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.38

How Hard Is It to Get into College of the Ozarks?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of College of the Ozarks is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for College of the Ozarks has been on a downward trend over the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 14.2%
  • 2017-2018: 13.9%
  • 2018-2019: 11.5%
  • 2019-2020: 10.3%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 11.0%

How Does College of the Ozarks Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for College of the Ozarks is more than 100% lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Drury University64.4%
Evangel University96.7%
Southwest Baptist University70.9%
John Brown University75.8%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to College of the Ozarks (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading525 - 608
Math440 - 595
Total Score965 - 1203
ACT®Score Range
English21 - 27
Math19 - 25
Composite Score21 - 26
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