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“Nice water fountain area on campus”

College of the Ozarks
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USD 39.50*
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Small-Group Half-Day Tour of Branson via Luxury Vehicle
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Owner description: College of the Ozarks, known as "Hard Work U," is more than a college. It's a destination with tons of family-friendly activities, including two museums, an old-fashioned grist mill, fruitcake and jelly kitchen, stained glass studio, and exquisite 4-star dining at Dobyns Dining Room in The Keeter Center. It's a great way to spend a day while you are in the Branson area. The only thing that requires admission is the Ralph Foster Museum ($6 Adults, $5 Seniors, and Free to all 18 and under). Dobyns Dining Room offers a farm to table experience without breaking the bank. Come learn why this unique college is nationally known.
Reviewed 19 September 2017

I read a lot of good reviews about the campus and decided to make a detour on the way to the hotel. The campus is nice but I wouldn't rate it any better than other college campuses that I have been. I just wasn't overly impressed by the campus. What I was impressed by was the concept of the school. Students working to pay their tuition and seeing college students working at the hotel desk, the gift shops, ice cream shop, coffee shop, museum. If I was rating the school itself for concept I would have given it a five star rating but as far as a tourist stop (with all the other things to do in Branson) it would be in the middle of my list.

Thank Abi B
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

We ate Sunday brunch there and it was wonderful. The students work there and they do an excellent job.

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

Of all the Colleges in the US, this has to be the greatest as far as a well-rounded education. Not to let the cat out of the bag....visit the campus and find out more of the story, but the students do not pay any tuition. This is a MUST SEE if you visit the Branson area.

Thank SpiceFolks
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

All colleges should do the same and take a page out of this one. All students work and the college is clean and picture perfect. The students are very respectful and industrious.

Thank travellers117
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

We went to the Keeter Center for Sunday Brunch (delicious), then next day for a patriotic 911 ceremony, and then took a walking tour of the campus. The campus concept is that all students work while in college and leave with no debt.

Thank Ohio Traveller
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