College of the Ozarks Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into College of the Ozarks
|Applicant Competition||Very High|
How hard is it to get into College of the Ozarks and can I get accepted? The school has a 13% acceptance rate ranking it #1 in Missouri for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 438 out of 3,250 applicants were admitted making College of the Ozarks a very highly competitive school to get into with a low chance of acceptance for typical applicants. Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 37 percent. Of those applicants who were admitted, 84% chose to enroll. This indicates that admission to the school is highly desirable and it may be a primary choice for many students.
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College of the Ozarks SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT4%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||600|
|SAT Math 25th||560|
|SAT Composite 25th||1160|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||670|
|SAT Math 75th||640|
|SAT Composite 75th||1310|
|Average SAT Score||1240|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to College of the Ozarks?
College of the Ozarks typically requires applicants to be in the top 31 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1160 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 1080. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1240 out of 1600. The school ranks #10 in Missouri for highest average SAT composite score. 4 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1310 and Above||Good||>20%|
|1235 to 1310||Avg +||13%-20%|
|1160 to 1235||Avg -||8%-13%|
|1085 to 1160||Reach||5%-8%|
|Less than 1085||Low||<5%|
College of the Ozarks ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT98%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||21|
|ACT Math 25th||20|
|ACT Composite 25th||21|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||27|
|ACT Math 75th||25|
|ACT Composite 75th||26|
|Average ACT Score||23|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into College of the Ozarks?
Admission data indicates that College of the Ozarks regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #16 in Missouri for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 98 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to College of the Ozarks.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|26 and Above||Good||>22%|
|23 to 26||Avg +||13%-22%|
|21 to 23||Avg -||9%-13%|
|19 to 21||Reach||6%-9%|
|Less than 19||Low||<6%|
College of the Ozarks has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||84%||85%||84%|
What are the requirements for admission to College of the Ozarks and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|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=178697 IPEDS survey data for College of the Ozarks.