College of the Ozarks

COLLEGE OF THE OZARKS is a fully accredited, Christian, liberal arts college located just outside Branson, Missouri. It was originally founded in 1906 as a high school called The School of the Ozarks but later became a junior college in 1956. In 1965, it became a 4-year Bachelor's program. It was officially named the College of the Ozarks in 1990. 

The institution provides the opportunity for full-time students to work at one of more than 100 campus jobs or industries to help pay for part of their tuition. the remaining portion is covered through scholarships provided by gifts and contributions from donors who believe in the programs and policies of the College. These student work programs and donor contributions allow C of O students to graduate debt-free.

College of the Ozarks is ranked and recognized on U.S. News and World Report's Best Colleges 2022 list, the Princeton Review's Best 387 Colleges list (2022), and more. C of O is ready and excited to welcome new students to their campus!

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College of the Ozarks