Ozarka College Overview
Ozarka College is a public institution located in Melbourne, Arkansas. The rural area surrounding Ozarka College is great for students who love a peaceful atmosphere.
What Is Ozarka College Known For?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the associate's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Ozarka College.
- In 2017-2018, 41% of the faculty were full-time.
Ozarka College Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Ozarka College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Ozarka College.
Where Is Ozarka College?
Contact details for Ozarka College are given below.
|Address:||218 College Dr, Melbourne, AR 72556-0010|
How Do I Get Into Ozarka College?
You can apply to Ozarka College online at: https://otc.ozarka.edu/application/online_app_Start.cfm
Can I Afford Ozarka College?
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Ozarka College, approximately 20% of students took out student loans averaging $4,047 a year. That adds up to $16,188 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Ozarka College is 11.5%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.
Ozarka College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 562 full-time undergraduates at Ozarka College, 28% are male and 72% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Ozarka College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||5|
|Hispanic or Latino||11|
Online Learning at Ozarka College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Ozarka College has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 15th most popular in Arkansas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Ozarka College
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Ozarka College was 191.6%. This is the #256 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Ozarka College regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Ozarka College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business, Management & Marketing||16%|
|Computer & Information Sciences||64%|
|Family, Consumer & Human Sciences||66%|
|Human Development & Family Studies||66%|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||57%|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||57%|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||25%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Ozarka College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Ozarka College.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Ozarka College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Major||Basic Certificate||Associate’s||Undergraduate Certificate||TOTAL|
|Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants||109||0||79||188|
|Health Sciences & Services||0||41||97||138|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||0||42||40||82|
|Vehicle Maintenance & Repair||20||7||16||43|
|Human Development & Family Studies||25||0||4||29|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||0||20||0||20|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||0||1||8||9|
|Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies||0||9||0||9|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||4||3||1||8|
|Allied Health Professions||6||0||0||6|
|Other Business, Management & Marketing||0||0||4||4|
|Business Support & Assistant Services||0||4||0||4|
|Precision Metal Working||3||0||0||3|
|Finance & Financial Management||0||0||0||0|
|Management Information Systems||0||0||0||0|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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