Ozarks Admission Chances

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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into Ozarks? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 720 out of 744 applicants or 97% were admitted making University of the Ozarks an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores. University of the Ozarks typically accepts and attracts B+ average high school students. Only 29% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 433 311 744
Accepted 421 299 720
Acceptance Rate 97% 96% 97%
Enrolled 109 102 211
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 26% 34% 29%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to University of the Ozarks and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that Ozarks regularly accepts students with ACTs of 20 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 86 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of the Ozarks.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 930 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 825. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1035 out of 1600. 17 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.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 930 1140
SAT Reading 460 590
SAT Math 470 550
ACT Composite 20 25
ACT English 20 26
ACT Math 18 25

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >98%
22 to 25 Avg + 97%-98%
20 to 22 Avg - 95%-97%
18 to 20 Reach 93%-95%
Less than 18 Low <93%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1140 and Above Good >98%
1035 to 1140 Avg + 97%-98%
930 to 1035 Avg - 95%-97%
825 to 930 Reach 92%-95%
Less than 825 Low <92%

Estimated GPA Requirements

You will need above average high school grades to get into University of the 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. If your high school grades are above the average 3.39 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Ozarks accepts 97% of all applicants.

What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 25% Good
3.50 to 3.75 20% Good
3.25 to 3.50 17% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 15% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 17% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 5% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 1% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of the Ozarks and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.

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