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Tuition & Fees

$25,280

$25,280

not including room and board

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Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,199
Declined + 643
Total Received 1,842
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undergraduateRatios

52%

48%

male

female

1  :  14

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, AR, 90 miles north of Little Rock.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 713
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)

713

undergraduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
20%
500-599
33%
400-499
27%
300-399
13%
200-299
0
700-800
7%
600-699
47%
500-599
33%
400-499
13%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
13%
600-699
13%
500-599
40%
400-499
27%
300-399
7%
200-299
0
30-36
27%
24-29
42%
18-23
31%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
8%
24-29
58%
18-23
33%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
11%
24-29
59%
18-23
30%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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Batesville, AR

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Batesville, AR

136-acre campus in Batesville (population: 10,490), 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
72%
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 23% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
24%
Top 1/4
28%
Top 1/2
85%
Bottom 1/2
15%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
20%
500-599
33%
400-499
27%
300-399
13%
200-299
0
700-800
7%
600-699
47%
500-599
33%
400-499
13%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
13%
600-699
13%
500-599
40%
400-499
27%
300-399
7%
200-299
0
30-36
27%
24-29
42%
18-23
31%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
8%
24-29
58%
18-23
33%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
11%
24-29
59%
18-23
30%
12-17
0
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

Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,199
Declined + 643
Total Received 1,842

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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Admissions Contact

Donald Taylor
Director of Admissions and Registrar
P: 800 423-2542
F: 870 307-7542
admissions@lyon.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,268,444
State $870,873
Institutional $4,586,414
Other external $193,270
Total $6,919,001

Non-need-based

Federal $3,761
State $595,377
Institutional $1,365,482
Other external $93,773
Total $2,058,393

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
volleyball
wrestling

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%

713
students

Female
48%
341

Male
52%
372

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

96%

691
students

Female
48%
329

Male
52%
362

undergraduatePart-time

4%

22
students

Female
55%
12

Male
45%
10

Student Break-down

Transfer Admissions

47%

Transfer applicants accepted

82%

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
  • Religious

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
  • Other
  • 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 11
Countries most often represented Brazil
Chile
China
Guatemala
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Donald Taylor
Transfer Student Coordinator
870 307-7204
donald.taylor@lyon.edu

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