University of the Ozarks is a private, four-year comprehensive university located in Clarksville, Arkansas
University of the Ozarks has a 30-acre, tree-shaded campus sits atop College Hill, about two blocks north of downtown Clarksville. Enrollment averages around 630 students, representing more than 25 states and 20 foreign countries. U of O is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).
University of the Ozarks has been ranked as a “top tier” college in the South Region by U.S. News & World Report for the past 13 years. In the 2012 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges, Ozarks was ranked No. 1 Best Value in the Southern Region. The university is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of College and Schools.
University of the Ozarks offers 29 major programs of study, along with several pre-professional sequences. The curriculum is based on a liberal arts approach, while also offering strong professional preparation in a number of areas. Students have access to a variety of academic support resources, including the university’s Academic Center for Excellence (ACE) and Student Support Services (SSS), a federally funded TRIO (program).
The university offers students individualized attention and academic advising, with an average class size of 14, and a student/faculty ratio of 10:1.