Ozarka College

Tel: (870)368-7371
1,487 students
Public institution
Ozarka College operates as a two-year public post-secondary institution offering associate level degrees and technical certificates as well as basic adult education and workplace skills training.
School Highlights
Ozarka College serves 1,487 students (59% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Ozarka College is the only community colleges within Izard County, AR.
The nearest community college is University of Arkansas Community College-Batesville (23.90 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 61 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
College Ozarka College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 61 staff
61 staff
Ozarka College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,487 has grown by 11% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,487 students 1,315 students
Ozarka College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1
22:1
Ozarka College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 870 students
815 students
Ozarka College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 617 students
1,061 students
Ozarka College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Ozarka College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Ozarka College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
1%
20%
Ozarka College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% White
97%
49%
Ozarka College White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
1%
6%
Ozarka College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.06 0.70
Ozarka College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,414 is less than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,766 is less than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,414 $5,590
Ozarka College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,766 $10,086
Ozarka College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 98%
89%
Ozarka College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Ozarka College has consistently maintained state-of-the-art technology to be made available to students. The Learning Lab located in the Miller Education Complex is open to all regularly enrolled Ozarka College students (as well as to interested members of the community when space is available). Students may access software used in many courses to complete homework assignments or projects. In addition, interactive tutorials for college-level courses and GED preparation are available. Trio/Student Support Services Program provides on-campus group and peer tutoring, workshops, computer-aided instruction and individual counseling. In addition, Trio schedules visits to four year colleges and universities for students interested in transferring to pursue additional coursework beyond Ozarka. Cultural events are also offered through this federally-funded program. Ozarka College is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. With a low student-faculty ratio, Ozarka prides itself on the quality of education and service available to individual students.

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Did You Know?
For Arkansas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,743 per year for in-state students and $4,624 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,432 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Arkansas is 76%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Arkansas community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.52, which is equal to the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Arkansas is Remington College-Little Rock Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.