College of the Ozarks Tours
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The College of the Ozarks is a private Christian school near Branson, Missouri, that has long been famous for its policy of not charging admission to its full-time students. Founded in 1906, the school has never charged admission. Instead, students work on campus 15 hours a week during the school year and also work two 40-hour weeks during each break between semesters. The motto of the school is “Hard Work U.”
Enrollment at the College of the Ozarks is roughly 1,500 students, and there are work opportunities on campus in every academic and administrative department. With more than 40 possible majors to choose from, that means students get an education as well as potentially valuable work experience in a related field. Not only that, students graduate from C of O with no debt.
Visitors are welcome at the College of the Ozarks, which is in Point Lookout, about six miles from Branson. You can use the campus map to do a self-guided tour, and prospective students can take a one-hour walking tour with a guide. You can visit the Ralph Foster Museum to learn about the history of the Ozarks, and the Fruitcake and Jelly Kitchen to bring home one of the college's famous fruitcakes.
Address: Point Lookout, Missouri, USA
1 Tours and Activities to Experience College of the Ozarks
Explore Branson on a sightseeing tour that introduces you to the city's history and landmarks. You'll see places like the College of the Ozarks and Table Rock Dam as you listen to information and funny stories about the Ozarks from a driver-guide.
Taking safety measures
Face masks provided for travelers
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
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