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Tuition

$24,594

$24,594

not including room and board

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Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 605
Declined + 366
Total Received 971
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undergraduateRatios

47%

54%

male

female

1  :  12

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Biology
  3. English
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School Facts

Lyon College, founded in 1872, is an independent, residential, co-educational, undergraduate liberal arts college affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Its 136-acre campus features modern and attractive facilities and is located in Batesville, Arkansas which is 90 miles north of Little Rock.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 600
Established in 1872
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Presbyterian
Accredited by •  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Codes

SAT 6009
ACT 0112

Social Networks

Private (nonprofit)

600

undergraduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
44%
500-599
22%
400-499
28%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
6%
600-699
28%
500-599
44%
400-499
17%
300-399
5%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
17%
500-599
67%
400-499
11%
300-399
5%
200-299
0
30-36
30%
24-29
42%
18-23
26%
12-17
2%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
11%
24-29
55%
18-23
32%
12-17
2%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
19%
24-29
48%
18-23
32%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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Batesville, AR

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Batesville, AR

136-acre campus in Batesville (population: 10,248), 90 miles from Little Rock. Major airports serve Little Rock and Memphis (120 miles).

Lyon College
2300 Highland Road
Batesville, AR 72501

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
78%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
3 fraternities 36% of male students
 
3 sororities 29% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
30%
Top 1/4
54%
Top 1/2
93%
Bottom 1/2
7%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
44%
500-599
22%
400-499
28%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
6%
600-699
28%
500-599
44%
400-499
17%
300-399
5%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
17%
500-599
67%
400-499
11%
300-399
5%
200-299
0
30-36
30%
24-29
42%
18-23
26%
12-17
2%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
11%
24-29
55%
18-23
32%
12-17
2%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
19%
24-29
48%
18-23
32%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 15 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline October 31
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Recommended
SAT or ACT Required

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 605
Declined + 366
Total Received 971

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Admissions Contact

Josh Manning
Director of Enrollment Services
P: 800 423-2542
F: 870 307-7542
admissions@lyon.edu

Cost

Tuition $23,370
Room & board $7,560
Additional fees $224
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $32,154
Average Financial Aid - $21,897
Total with Avg. Aid $10,257

Financial Aid

81%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$21,897

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,208,401
State $1,090,073
Institutional $4,128,136
Other external $314,425
Total $6,741,035

Non-need-based

Federal $8,802
State $577,739
Institutional $1,163,498
Other external $151,192
Total $1,901,231

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, TranSouth Athletic Conference
Mascot
Scots
School colors
maroon, navy, and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Early Childhood/Elementary Education/P-4
Economics
English
History
Mathematics
Music
Political Science
Psychology
Religion/Philosophy
Spanish
Theatre
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Undergraduate

100%

600
students

Female
54%
321

Male
47%
279

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

97%

585
students

Female
55%
316

Male
45%
269

undergraduatePart-time

3%

15
students

Female
34%
5

Male
66%
10

Transfer Admissions

59%

Transfer applicants accepted

63%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.80
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

72

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 9
Countries most often represented Australia
Japan
Rwanda
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Amy Foree
Transfer Student Coordinator
870 307-7250
amy.foree@lyon.edu

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