Transfer Students

Transfer Students

Transfer schools, not dreams.

Application Process

1. Fill out the application.

Completed applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Applicants are typically notified of the admission decision within two weeks of the file being completed for review.

2. Send your transcripts.

Official transcripts – send from an electronic service directly from your school.

Unofficial transcripts – send to

3. Pay your deposit.

Submit your $200 deposit to secure your spot in the class once you’ve received notification of acceptance.

Admission Criteria

Thinking about applying to Ozarks? It’s not just about where you’ve been…it’s also about where you can go. We want you to go boldly into the future, using the things that make you different to make a difference in the world. Here’s what it takes.

Applicants are evaluated on an individual basis. We take a holistic approach, taking into account courses and grades, GPA, ACT or SAT test scores, and volunteer or service activities in your school or the community.

More importantly, our admission staff will work with you to ensure that Ozarks is the best place to enhance who you are for the future you want. Feel free to contact us with further questions.

Required Documents

Transfer students with less than 30 credit hours need to provide additional documentation. The University of the Ozarks is a test-optional school, meaning you can select from either option below:

Standard Admission

Please supply:
College Transcript
ACT/SAT/TOEFL official test scores if under 30 hours

Test Optional Admission

Please supply:
College Transcript
One Letter of Recommendation
Academic Writing Sample / Essay
Interview with a Member of the Admission Committee
Resume or Student Profile 
Plus, choose 1 additional requirement from below:

  • Community Service or Involvement
  • Extracurricular activities
  • Personal or Group Achievements

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