Apr 08, 2021

College of the Ozarks ranked in Top 20 by College Consensus for 2021 Best Small Colleges

POINT LOOKOUT, MO. — College of the Ozarks was recently ranked by College Consensus, a unique college ranking and review aggregator combining top publisher rankings and student reviews. College of the Ozarks was ranked 18 out of 20 Best Small Colleges 2021. College Consensus ranked schools with 3,000 students or less.

The Best Small Colleges are listed in descending order according to their College Consensus Score. College of the Ozarks scored an 80.2 out of 100 on the College Consensus ranking. College Consensus finds this score by combining the results of all the most reputable college ranking publishers and thousands of real student reviews from around the web. A few of these reputable publishers include U.S. News & World Report, The Wall Street Journal, and WalletHub.

Only one other Missouri school made the list: William Jewel College in Liberty, Missouri ranked 29.

College of the Ozarks ranked alongside other top-rated schools across the nation, such as Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia (Ranked No. 1); Pomona College in Clermont, California (No. 2); and Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts (No. 3).

According to College Consensus, these top-ranked colleges “put students first, providing the traditional college experience that leaves fond memories, lifelong friendships, and a sense of alumni pride that carries through for your 50th-anniversary reunion and beyond.”  

“College of the Ozarks is a unique institution, where students work for their education, graduating debt free,” said Public Relations Director Valorie Coleman. “The College appreciates earning recognition from College Consensus, especially since it reflects the hard work of faculty, staff, and students at Hard Work U.

To view the 2021 ranking, visit https://www.collegeconsensus.com/rankings/best-small-colleges/