Who should complete the FAFSA?

New and returning students* who plan to attend College of the Ozarks during the 2023-2024 academic year, should complete the FAFSA as soon as possible.

*You are excluded if you are:

  • Graduating from College of the Ozarks in December 2022 or May 2023
  • An International student

When do I need to complete my FAFSA?

The 2023-2024 FAFSA may be completed anytime after October 1, 2022 since the FAFSA uses 2021 income information.

Current Students: Please have your FAFSA completed before December 31, 2022.

Applicants for Admission: Please contact Admissions for priority deadlines.

Note: Failure to complete the FAFSA and submit additional documentation when requested will restrict your ability to have a class registration for the fall 2023 semester at College of the Ozarks, not allow you to participate in the Summer Work Education Program or be eligible for scholarships.

Where to complete the FAFSA?

Students and parents may complete the FAFSA form online at FAFSA.ed.gov.

If you need to create a login, visit the FSA ID website

Need assistance with your FAFSA?

To assist students and parents in the process, the Department’s Federal Student Aid (FSA) office has been sharing tips @FAFSA, including Federal Student Aid resources and account management tools.

FAFSA help center

CofO Financial Aid Office:  
call: 417-690-3290  
email: financialaid@cofo.edu  
fax: 417-690-3286  
stop by: McDonald Administration Building 2nd floor