College of the Ozarks welcomes applications from transfer students who have earned a minimum college grade point average of 3.0. Students who have a bachelor’s degree are not eligible for admission. Transfer Student Application; 23 hrs or less. Transfer Student Application; 24 hrs or more.
Transfer applicants must submit transcripts of all college-level course work even if they do not wish to transfer the credits. Applicants who have grade point averages beneath the College’s standards should include a written explanation for below-standard academic performance. The admission or enrollment of applicants who do not report previous college-level work is subject to revocation.
Transfer courses from regionally accredited institutions with C- grades or above will be accepted by College of the Ozarks for incoming students provided that they are not vocational or remedial in nature. Transfer courses with grades of D and F will not be accepted. Accepted courses may count toward graduation requirements, subject to evaluation by the Registrar and Dean of the College. For students entering the College on or after January 1, 2017, and for classes transferred on or after this date the College will not figure transfer grades into the cumulative grade point average. Former students who are readmitted after this date will be under the same policy as first-time students.
Transfer students must submit the following:
High School Transcript (if under 24 hours),
- ACT Scores (if under 24 hours) - ACT Test Dates,
- ACT/SAT scores must be submitted to the College directly from ACT/SAT (College Board). The College’s ACT code is 2364; SAT code is 6713.
- Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), see FAFSA Instructions for more details,
- Official College Transcript(s),
- Transfer Student Form,
- Two reference forms,
- Required Interview. (An admissions staff member will schedule interviews with qualified candidates after receipt of college transcript)
- Interview acknowledgment form (available during the interview).
For more information on transferring credits, see transferring credits in students academic resources.