No matter where you are coming from, we’ll meet you where you are — and take you further.

We believe Ozarks is a unique institution and a wonderful place to study for international students. With more than 15% of our student body coming from nearly every corner of the world, we are proud to be one of the most culturally diverse universities in Arkansas.

Why Ozarks?

Making the decision to study away from home, leaving your comfort zone to explore new horizons, and immersing yourself in a different culture is one of the best decision you will ever make. University of the Ozarks welcomes students from all over the globe for a unique undergraduate experience.

Ozarks is consistently ranked as one of the top colleges in the region. We host students from more than 20+ countries from around the world seeking an education that is fully accredited with global significance. As Arkansas’s oldest University, Ozarks has been at the center of the state’s cultural and intellectual development for well over a century.

A campus with an impressive location at the foothills of the Ozark Mountains, over 40 clubs and student organizations, an innovative academic learning environment, and a globally diverse student body awaits you.

International Explorers Welcome!
The perfect place for your U.S. experience.



“Ozarks is the best place for an international student. You will find a welcoming environment and people will always go the extra mile to make your experience unique and to help you be successful.” –Daniel, El Salvador


University of the Ozarks admission team is dedicated to guiding you through every step of the admission process.
Our counselors can answer your questions, provide you with information about visiting campus, and help you navigate the financial aid process.
If you have any questions about becoming a student at Ozarks, don’t hesitate to contact us.

University of the Ozarks
Office of Admission
Phone Number: +1.479.979.1227



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