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Ozarks Admission Requirements

Clarksville, Arkansas

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Chances of getting into University of the Ozarks

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
56%
Admission Difficulty for University of the Ozarks
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionAverage
How hard is it to get into Ozarks and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Ozarks is 56%.  It ranks #5 in Arkansas for lowest rate of acceptance. Ozarks is a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Last year, 957 out of 1,712 applicants were admitted.

The school has moderate admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 66 percent (SAT 950/1230 ACT 18/23). University of the Ozarks typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.39. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the lower half of their high school class. 20% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Ozarks application fee is $0 and applications are due by Aug 1.

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
950-1230
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for University of the Ozarks
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 470
SAT Math 25th 480
SAT Composite 25th 950
SAT Scores for University of the Ozarks
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 610
SAT Math 75th 620
SAT Composite 75th 1230
Average SAT Score 1090

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 69 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 950 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 810. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1090 out of 1600. Ozarks ranks #8 in Arkansas for highest average SAT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 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
1230 and Above Good >68%
1090 to 1230 Avg + 56%-68%
950 to 1090 Avg - 43%-56%
810 to 950 Reach 31%-43%
Less than 810 Low <31%
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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 18
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for University of the Ozarks
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
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 #13 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 2020 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 >71%
20 to 23 Avg + 56%-71%
18 to 20 Avg - 45%-56%
16 to 18 Reach 35%-45%
Less than 16 Low <35%
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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 #11 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 56% 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
4.0 14.14% Good
3.75 to 3.99 15.71% Avg +
3.50 to 3.74 15.18% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 18.85% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 14.14% Reach
2.50 to 2.99 16.75% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 4.71% Reach
1.00 to 1.99 0.52% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

64% of University of the Ozarks freshman were in the lower 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 3%
Top 25% of class 11%
Top 50% of class 36%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

University of the Ozarks admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,038 664 1,712
Accepted 585 370 957
Acceptance Rate 56% 56% 56%
Enrolled 105 90 195
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 18% 24% 20%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
37

Applicants have 37 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2022.

Application Fee

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

Application 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 Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Considered but not required
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?

56% of those who apply are granted admission to Ozarks. Admission competition is low and the college has moderate 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 950 and 1230. 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.