College of the Ozarks

College of the Ozarks, commonly dubbed Hard Work U, is a private Christian liberal arts college just outside of Branson, Missouri. The College operates on a student-work program, allowing full-time students the opportunity to study with no tuition rates in exchange for a 15 hour on-campus work week and two 40-hour work weeks during breaks. This is one of the main attributes that the school uses to emphasize character education and a way to allow students of both sexes to earn an education regardless of their financial background.

The College offers both Pre-Professional and Degree programs. Students may earn Degrees in Agriculture, Art, Biology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Communication Arts, Computer Sciences, Criminal Justice, Culinary Arts, Dietetics, Education, English, Family & Consumer Sciences, Foreign Languages, Graphic Arts, History, Hotel & Restaurant Management, Mass Communications, Mathematics-Physics, Military Science, Music, Nursing, Philosophy & Religion, Physical Education, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Technology and Theatre.

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