College of the Ozarks

College of the Ozarks

College of the Ozarks

Location: Point Lookout, Mo.

Specialty: Liberal arts college with required work-study program.

How to get in: Applicants should be in the top half of their graduating class and have at least a 19 on the ACT. No minimum GPA is required. The school requires that students demonstrate financial need, but the requirement is waived for 10% of the entering class.

Selectivity: Of 4,000 applicants for the class of 2013, only 140, or 4%, were accepted.

Estimated annual value of tuition: $16,900