To achieve this vision, the College has academic, vocational, spiritual,
cultural, and patriotic goals. Even as College of the Ozarks has evolved
through secondary and junior college stages to the present four-year liberal
arts institution, the fundamental goals have remained the same.
To provide a sound education, based in the liberal arts.
To promote a strong work ethic, encouraging the development of good character
To foster the Christian faith through the integration of faith with learning,
living, and service.
To encourage an understanding of American heritage, civic responsibilities,
love of country, and willingness to defend it.
To cultivate an appreciation of the fine arts, an understanding of the
world, and adherence to high personal standards.