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.
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. .
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||470|
|SAT Math 25th||480|
|SAT Composite 25th||950|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||610|
|SAT Math 75th||620|
|SAT Composite 75th||1230|
|Average SAT Score||1090|
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
|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%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||18|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||18|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||24|
|ACT Math 75th||23|
|ACT Composite 75th||23|
|Average ACT Score||20|
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
|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%|
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.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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
64% of University of the Ozarks freshman were in the lower half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||3%|
|Top 25% of class||11%|
|Top 50% of class||36%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||18%||24%||20%|
Applicants have 37 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2022.
The cost for prospective students to apply to University of the Ozarks is $0. The school is free to apply to.
What are the requirements for admission to University of the Ozarks and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|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|
|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.
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.
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.
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.