Ozarka College's open-door admission policy reflects the institution’s philosophy of providing educational opportunities for citizens within the geographic area it serves. Admission to the college does not ensure admittance to a particular course or program of study. Students may be required to remove deficiencies before enrolling in certain courses of study or curricula.

Steps for Admission to Ozarka College

  • Submit completed APPLICATION ONLINE

  • Transcripts from your high school or GED must be submitted to us in an official, sealed envelope and all transcripts from previously attended colleges must be submitted from that institution

  • Acceptable photo identification must also be submitted

  • Record of immunizations must be mailed, faxed or submitted at any campus location

  • Test scores must be submitted to the Office of Admissions for class placement

Admissions Requirements

All new students are expected to attend a scheduled orientation meeting, complete an interview with an assigned advisor and pay tuition and fees upon registration.

NOTICE: Applicants for LPN and Culinary Arts/Hospitality programs are admitted only after meeting specific selection criteria in addition to above listed admission requirements. Information about these criteria is available from the Director of Admissions.

Applicants for the Criminal Justice Leadership program must have completed or be currently enrolled in courses meeting Arkansas' certification requirements for law enforcement or corrections officers and be employed in the criminal justice field.

Contact Information

Ready to get started or have more questions?

Phone: (870) 368-2013 or 1-800-821-4335 Ext. 2013

Office of Admissions
Ozarka College
P.O. Box 10
Melbourne, AR 72556

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Ms. Amber Whitaker
Director of Admissions

Mr. Ron Helm

Wanda Mcconnaughhay