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Ozarka College Top 10 Ranking

Published on May 25, 2017

Ozarka College was recently featured in an article by Schools.com as one of the best community colleges in Arkansas, earning a top ten ranking. Out of the twenty-two community colleges in the state, Ozarka College was ranked number four overall.

Schools.com gathered data from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the Arkansas Department of Higher Education (ADHE), and other sources to rank each school on a ten-point scale. "Ozarka College is the first institution on our list to offer a full range of campus-based flexibility measures, " reads the article published by Schools.com. Students at Ozarka have access to alternative tuition plans, class credit for life experience and entire degree programs that can be completed in the evenings or on weekends. Additionally, Ozarka College placed number two for distance learners at community colleges in Arkansas, with the NCES reporting that more than 60 percent of the student body took at least some of their coursework online in 2014.

Other considerations made during the ranking process were unique courses offered by Ozarka. Schools.com stated, "Ozarka students interested in aviation can get started down the road to certification as commercial airline pilots in the school's professional pilot degree program, which includes the ability to test for private pilot credentials after completion and a transfer agreement with Henderson State University in Arkadelphia to complete their full four-year degree in professional aviation. " Ozarka College adds that an additional transfer agreement for aviation students has been formed with the University of Central Missouri. Also, a new degree in agriculture is now available with a transfer agreement to Arkansas State University in Jonesboro.

Registration for summer and fall courses is currently open at Ozarka College. For more information, please contact Rylie Bevill, Ozarka College associate director of admissions, by calling 870.368.2024 or e-mail: admissions@ozarka.edu.

 










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