Ozark Christian College

Ozark Christian College
Ozark Christian College
Motto "Not to be served, but to serve."
Established 1942
Type Private, Christian school
Students 679[1]
Undergraduates 679
Location Joplin, MO, Missouri, United States

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Affiliations Part of Restoration Movement Christian Churches/Churches of Christ
Website www.occ.edu

Ozark Christian College is a private, not-for-profit college located at 1111 North Main Street, Joplin, Missouri.



In 1942, it was founded in Bentonville, Arkansas by Seth Wilson. In 1985, OCC received accreditation by the Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE).[1] The school is affiliated with the Restoration Movement.

Programs and campus

Its stated purpose is to "train men and women for Christian service" through an undergraduate Bible college education. Coursework focuses almost exclusively on the Bible, Christian History, ministry and related topics. Music ministry and deaf ministry are also taught. Sports teams are known as the Ambassadors and include men's basketball, men's baseball, men's soccer, women's basketball, women's soccer and women's volleyball. Athletic teams are members of the Midwest Christian College Conference.

OCC Chapel

The campus has 16 buildings including 3 female dorms, 3 male dorms, cafeteria, Multi-purpose building, Mabee student center, Seth Wilson Library, the chapel building, missions building, Casteel administration building, Christian service building, physical power plant, and the Ozark book store. The college owns about 95 acres (38.4 ha) of land around the campus.


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