University of the Ozarks (Ozarks)

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University of the Ozarks can be found in Clarksville, AR, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. The small size of enrollment, which is approximately around 910 students, provides smaller class sizes for enrolled students.

Many of the students accepted into this school earned an SAT score within the range of 870 - 1050, or got accepted with an ACT composite score within the range of 18 - 23. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Ozarks average GPA ranges from 2.89 to 3.18 for accepted students. University of the Ozarks sends acceptance letters to about 50% of students applying per year. Of those that are admitted, nearly 22% attended the school. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Ozarks Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for University of the Ozarks was reported as 50.2% in Fall 2020 with over 1,860 applications submitted to 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

  • Ozarks ACT Scores: 18 - 23
  • Ozarks Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.18

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

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into University of the Ozarks, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

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 University of the Ozarks has been on a downward trend over the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 86.8%
  • 2017-2018: 89.1%
  • 2018-2019: 52.5%
  • 2019-2020: 50.2%
  • Projected Ozarks Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 58.3%

How Does Ozarks Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for University of the Ozarks is thirteen percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Central Baptist College40.0%
Lyon College44.4%
Bacone College72.0%
Williams Baptist College58.8%

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 Recommended

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


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

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading450 - 510
Math420 - 540
Total Score870 - 1050
ACT®Score Range
English16 - 23
Math17 - 23
Composite Score18 - 23
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