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Ozarks Admission Requirements

Clarksville, Arkansas

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Chances of getting into University of the Ozarks

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
50.2%
Admission Difficulty for University of the Ozarks
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage
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How hard is it to get into Ozarks and can I get accepted? The school has a 50% acceptance rate ranking it #4 in Arkansas for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 931 out of 1,855 applicants were admitted making Ozarks a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 72 percent. University of the Ozarks typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 22% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to University of the Ozarks. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. .

Ozarks SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
870-1050
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for University of the Ozarks
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 450
SAT Math 25th 420
SAT Composite 25th 870
SAT Scores for University of the Ozarks
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 510
SAT Math 75th 540
SAT Composite 75th 1050
Average SAT Score 960

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of the Ozarks?

University of the Ozarks typically prefers applicants to be in the top 82 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 870 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 780. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 960 out of 1600. The school ranks #14 in Arkansas for highest average SAT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of the Ozarks admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1050 and Above Good >63%
960 to 1050 Avg + 50%-63%
870 to 960 Avg - 37%-50%
780 to 870 Reach 26%-37%
Less than 780 Low <26%
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Ozarks ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
-
ACT Scores for University of the Ozarks
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for University of the Ozarks
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Ozarks?

Admission data indicates that Ozarks regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #12 in Arkansas for highest average ACT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of the Ozarks.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of the Ozarks admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >65%
20 to 23 Avg + 50%-65%
18 to 20 Avg - 40%-50%
16 to 18 Reach 30%-40%
Less than 16 Low <30%
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Ozarks GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.39
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into University of the Ozarks?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Ozarks. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of the Ozarks was 3.39 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #8 in Arkansas for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Ozarks accepts 50% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of the Ozarks students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 25% Good
3.50 to 3.75 20% Good
3.25 to 3.50 17% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 15% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 17% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 5% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 1% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

79% of University of the Ozarks freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted University of the Ozarks students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 20%
Top 25% of class 37%
Top 50% of class 79%
Bottom 50% of class 21%
Bottom 25% of class 4%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

University of the Ozarks admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,157 698 1,855
Accepted 576 355 931
Acceptance Rate 50% 51% 50%
Enrolled 108 101 209
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 19% 28% 22%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 1, 2021
Days left to Apply
38

Applicants have 38 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2021.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to University of the Ozarks is $0.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of the Ozarks and what student information is used for admission decisions?

University of the Ozarks Admission Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of the Ozarks
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=107558 IPEDS survey data for University of the Ozarks.

FAQs

What is my chance of getting into University of the Ozarks?

50% of those who apply are granted admission to Ozarks. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for University of the Ozarks?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 870 and 1050. 0% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for University of the Ozarks?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 23. 0% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.