Point Lookout-based College of the Ozarks has made the ranks of the Princeton Review's 2012 edition of "The Best 376 Colleges
," released Aug. 2.
"We commend College of the Ozarks for its outstanding academics, which is the primary criteria for our selection of schools for the book,” Robert Franek, senior vice president and publisher of the Princeton Review and an author of "The Best 376 Colleges" book, said in a C of O news release. “Our choices are based on institutional data we collect about schools, our visits to schools through the years, feedback we gather from students attending the schools, and the opinions of our staff and our 28-member National College Counselor Advisory Board."
C of O also ranked on the Stone-Cold Sober Schools, Got Milk? and Don't Inhale lists - recognizing the lack of student use of drugs and alcohol - and the Town-Gown Relations are Great list, recognizing community involvement by students.
C of O also was featured along with Drury and Missouri State universities as three of the best colleges in the Midwest region