Educational Institutions

Ozark Christian College

aka OCC

Joplin, MO


The ultimate mission of Ozark Christian College is to glorify God by evangelizing the lost and edifying Christians worldwide. The immediate mission of Ozark Christian College is to train men and women for Christian service through an undergraduate Bible college education.

Ruling Year


Principal Officer

Mr. Matt Proctor

Main Address

1111 N Main St

Joplin, MO 64801 USA


Higher Education/College





Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Undergraduate College (4-year) (B42)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is not required to file an annual return with the IRS because it is a religious organization.

Programs + Results

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Ozark Christian College is preparing the next generation of servant leaders for the church: preaching ministers, youth ministers, counselors, church planters, missionaries, etc.

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Bachelor Degrees

Where we workNew!

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We offer a classic, traditional Bible college education targeting the head, hands and heart. We emphasize Bible knowledge (head), practical ministry experience (hands), and character development (heart).

Ozark Christian College is committed to provide...
1: exceptional academics.
OCC provides qualified, innovative, and biblically faithful instruction to
prepare our students to serve Christ and his Church.
2: engaging experience.
OCC offers quality co-curricular programs to grow students in Christian
maturity and equip students for Christian ministry.
3: transforming community.
OCC cultivates a life-changing community marked by personal holiness, joyful diversity, gracious honesty, and loving service.
4: distinctive resources.
OCC offers Christ-centered events, materials, and personnel to encourage and equip our constituents.
5: strategic stewardship.
OCC manages physical, financial, and human resources to honor Christ and advance the mission of the college.

We have experienced, credentialed faculty and staff training our students.

We have implemented assessments as we pursue regional accreditation to accompany our national accreditation.

Over 15,000 students have attended from Ozark, and over 90% of our graduates are involved in ministry either vocationally or voluntarily. We are striving to attract and train a more diverse student body ethnically, in order to better reach a more ethnically diverse society.

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Awards & Accreditations

Association for Biblical Higher Education


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