University of the Ozarks: Narrative Description
UNIVERSITY OF THE OZARKS E-7
415 North College Ave.
Clarksville, AR 72830-2880
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ozarks.edu/
Independent Presbyterian, 4-year, coed. Awards bachelor's degrees. Founded 1834. Setting: 56-acre small town campus with easy access to Little Rock. Endowment: $56.8 million. Educational spending 2003-04: $5099 per student. Total enrollment: 628. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 13:1. 646 applied, 84% were admitted. 23% from top 10% of their high school class, 45% from top quarter, 73% from top half. 15 valedictorians. Full-time: 596 students, 53% women, 47% men. Part-time: 32 students, 81% women, 19% men. Students come from 22 states and territories, 22 other countries, 33% from out-of-state, 4% Native American, 3% Hispanic, 2% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 18% international, 6% 25 or older, 66% live on campus, 5% transferred in. Retention: 67% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; education; liberal arts/general studies. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, independent study, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, co-op programs and internships. Off campus study. Study abroad program.
Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, electronic application, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: minimum 2.0 high school GPA, SAT or ACT. Required for some: essay, high school transcript, recommendations, interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.
Costs Per Year:
Application fee: $10. Comprehensive fee: $18,192 includes full-time tuition ($12,902), mandatory fees ($410), and college room and board ($4880). Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility. Part-time tuition: $540 per credit.
Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group. Social organizations: 27 open to all. Most popular organizations: Phi Beta Lambda, Planet Club, SGA, Student Foundation Board, Baptist Campus Ministries. Major annual events: Study Night Breakfast, Christmas Formal, Back to School Dance. Student services: health clinic. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, late night transport-escort service. 475 college housing spaces available; 393 were occupied in 2003-04. On-campus residence required through sophomore year. Options: coed, men-only, women-only housing available. Robson Library with 105,000 books, 9,900 microform titles, 16,000 serials, 4,000 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $419,216. 145 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.
Clarksville is the county seat of Johnson County. The town lies 105 miles northwest of Little Rock on Interstate 40, & is 65 miles east of Fort Smith. The Continental bus line serves this area. Primarily an agricultural community, it also has some manufacturing. There are motel accommodations, and a hospital. A swimming pool, athletic fields, baseball park, football field, tennis courts, and all the outdoor sports are available. Annual events include the Peach Festival.
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