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University of the Ozarks – Tuition & Success Analysis

Clarksville, AR

University of the Ozarks – Snapshot


Four-Year Private University

Undergraduate Enrollment: 672

Average annual cost of attendance: $16,344

(National Median: $15,523)

Median student debt for loan recipients: $20,500

Campus Setting: Town

Religious Affiliation: Presbyterian Church (USA)

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University of the Ozarks Tuition based on Family Income


For a family income of $0 to $30,000 the average cost is $13,239

For a family income of $30,001 to $48,000 the average cost is $14,183

For a family income of $48,001 to $75,000  the average cost is $17,429

For a family income of $75,001 to $110,000  the average cost is $19,281

For a family income above $110,000 the average cost is $22,900


The “average cost” shown here is a NET cost and reflects the tuition cost after financial aid is taken into account, as reported by University of the Ozarks. This average is based on the students who receive grant or scholarship aid. In-state tuition is used for public schools.

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University of the Ozarks Graduate Success


Graduation rate: 42%

(National Median: 49%)

Students returning after first year: 74%

(National Median: 68%)

Median annual earnings (10 years after first attending): $33,900

(National Median: $33,028. The salary data measures salaries of students who received federal student aid. The Salary data does not break down earnings or graduation rates by major, or by state—an important consideration, since salaries can vary widely depending on geographical region. )

Percentage earning above a high school graduate (6 years after first enrolled): 51%

University of the Ozarks Admissions

University of the Ozarks Acceptance Rate: 87%


Half of the recent accepted students had test scores in the range of:

SAT Math: 430 to 530

SAT Critical Reading: 390 to 500

SAT Writing: 400 to 520

ACT English: 18 to 24

ACT Math: 17 to 24

ACT Writing: N/A to N/A

Twenty-five percent of students accepted to University of the Ozarks actually performed better than the range reported above.  Another twenty-five percent had scores below the reported range.

University of the Ozarks Student Debt


Percentage of students awarded Pell Grants: 44%

Percentage of students receiving federal student loans: 51%

Typical student debt: $20,500

Typical monthly loan payment: $218

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Majors at University of the Ozarks


These are the most popular areas of study offered at University of the Ozarks:

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences – 9%
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services – 26%
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs – 6%
  • Education – 19%
  • English Language and Literature/Letters – 4%
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics – 2%
  • Health Professions and Related Programs – 5%
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities – 4%
  • Mathematics and Statistics – 4%
  • Natural Resources and Conservation – 5%
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies – 1%
  • Physical Sciences – 3%
  • Psychology – 3%
  • Social Sciences – 5%
  • Visual and Performing Arts – 4%

For more information about the various majors at University of the Ozarks, visit their website.

University of the Ozarks Diversity


Overall Composition at University of the Ozarks

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend University of the Ozarks full time:  99%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend University of the Ozarks part time:  1%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who are twenty-five years old, or older at University of the Ozarks:  4%

Racial Diversity Composition

American Indian/Alaska Native: 1%

Asian: 0%

Black: 7%

Hispanic: 11%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 14%

Two or more races: 5%

Unknown: 3%

White: 59%

University of the Ozarks Success Ratios

TUN ratios to help compare schools


Earnings to Debt Ratio: 1.7

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median federal debt of borrowers who graduated. TUN found an average of 2.5 based on data of 3,210 schools.

Earnings to Tuition Ratio: 2.1

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the average annual cost of attendance that financial aid recipients incurred.  TUN found an average of 3.0 based on data of 3,337 schools.

Monthly Liquidity Ratio: 13.0

The median monthly gross earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median monthly debt payment that borrowers who graduated experience with a 10-year repayment schedule. TUN found an average of 19.3 based on data of 3,210 schools.