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Tuition & Fees

$1,230

$25,300

not including room and board

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Selective

58%

acceptance rate

Accepted 769
Declined + 539
Total Received 1,308
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undergraduateRatios

46%

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, AR, 90 miles north of Little Rock.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 592
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)

592

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: 10,427), 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 39% of male students
 
3 sororities 29% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
29%
Top 1/4
55%
Top 1/2
87%
Bottom 1/2
13%
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

Selective

58%

acceptance rate

Accepted 769
Declined + 539
Total Received 1,308

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

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

Cost

Room & board $7,790
Additional fees $230
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $9,020
Average Financial Aid - $21,772
Total with Avg. Aid $-12,752

Financial Aid

82%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$21,772

Average financial aid

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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
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%

592
students

Female
54%
320

Male
46%
272

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

94%

562
students

Female
54%
300

Male
46%
262

undergraduatePart-time

6%

30
students

Female
67%
20

Male
33%
10

Transfer Admissions

42%

Transfer applicants accepted

77%

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 Guatemala
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Josh Manning
Transfer Student Coordinator
870 307-7250
joshua.manning@lyon.edu

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