College of the Ozarks Ranking Profile

College of the Ozarks (C of O) is a leading private Christian liberal-arts college in Missouri, USA.

College of the Ozarks is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. The Education Programs are accredited by Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. The Dietetics Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education (CADE) of the American Dietetic Association.

Ranking Profile:

- College of the Ozarks is ranked 7th in Tier 1 in the category "Regional Colleges (Midwest)" by US News 2011.

- In the U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges Guide 2010, College of the Ozarks is ranked 9th among Baccalaureate Colleges in the Midwest; 1st in Great School for Great Price; 1st in Lowest Acceptance Rate; 1st in Least Debt.

- In The Princeton Review's Best 373 Colleges, the College is rated 6th among Top Stone-Cold Sober Schools and 10th for 'Most Conservative Students'.

- In 1994, the Missouri Department of Education awarded the College a “#1” ranking, the only such ranking ever given by the Department, in recognition of the College's commitment to its Mission.

- The College has also been named to the Templeton Honor Roll for Character Building Colleges and to the Templeton Honor Roll for Excellence in Free Enterprise Teaching.

- The College has been listed as a “Best Buy” by Barron's Guide and Money Magazine.

- The College has been ranked one of the “choosiest” schools in the nation by Newsweek.

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