Ozarka College

  • 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 1,326 students (55% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the state community college average of 25:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American), which is more than the state average of 31%.
  • Ozarka College is the only community colleges within Izard County, AR.
  • The nearest community college to Ozarka College is University of Arkansas Community College-Batesville (23.9 miles away).

Top Placements

Ozarka College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Arkansas for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 59 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Ozarka College(AR) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty59 staff62 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Ozarka College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Ozarka College diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,326 students1,650 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:125:1
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# Full-Time Students724 students724 students
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# Part-Time Students602 students926 students
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This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Ozarka College.This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of AR.
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
2%
6%
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% Black
1%
19%
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% White
95%
69%
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Diversity Score0.100.48
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College Completion Rate
24%
24%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$27,900$28,600
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,680 is less than the state average of $3,014. The in-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $5,032 is more than the state average of $4,803. The out-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,680$3,014
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Out-State Tuition Fees$5,032$4,803
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid97%95%
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Median Debt for Graduates$13,577$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$8,468$5,362
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Source: 2016 (or 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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