Lyon College

Batesville, AR

Lyon College

Batesville, AR

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Tuition & Fees

$29,415

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
580
25th
505
75th
585
25th
510
75th
29
25th
21
75th
26
25th
20
75th
28
25th
22
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undergraduateRatios

56%

male

44%

female

11

students

1

faculty

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Selective

50%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,034
Declined 1,028
Total Received 2,062
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Private

708

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

Lyon College, founded in 1872, is an independent, residential, coeducational, undergraduate liberal arts college affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Its 136-acre campus is located in Batesville, AR, 90 miles north of Little Rock.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 708
Established in 1872
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Presbyterian

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136-acre campus in Batesville (population: 10,727), 90 miles from Little Rock. Major airports serve Little Rock and Memphis (120 miles).

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Lyon College
2300 Highland Road
Batesville, AR
72501

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
73%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
89%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
24%
Top 1/4
51%
Top 1/2
80%
Bottom 1/2
20%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
580
25th
505
75th
585
25th
510
75th
29
25th
21
75th
26
25th
20
75th
28
25th
22

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) January 15
Application deadline (final deadline) August 13
School has early action program Yes
Early action program application deadline January 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Selective

50%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,034
Declined 1,028
Total Received 2,062

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Record
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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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

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

  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders

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Financial Aid

98%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$27,918

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $28,550
Housing $5,610
Food $4,720
Additional fees $865
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $41,245
Average Financial Aid - $27,918
Total with Avg. Aid $13,327

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,177,567
State $819,550
Institutional $4,585,380
Other external $199,075
Total $6,781,572

Non-need-based

Federal $5,867
State $602,609
Institutional $1,845,154
Other external $2,518,223
Total $4,971,853

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 870 307-7257
F: 870 307-7542
financialaid@lyon.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Other sports yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes
Wrestling yes yes

Intramural/Recreational Sports

archery, cheerleading, cycling, dance, disc golf, trapshooting

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, TranSouth Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Anthropology, General. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Computer Science. yes
Data Science, General. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Economics, General. yes
Education, General. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes
Finance, General. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
History, General. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Music, General. yes
Philosophy and Religious Studies, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Social Sciences, Other. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Biology
  3. English

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

708

total students

58%

in-state

42%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

708
students

Female
44%
309

Male
56%
399

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

95%

673
students

Female
43%
292

Male
57%
381

5%

35
students

Female
49%
17

Male
51%
18

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
52%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
24%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

23%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.80
High school transcript Not Required/Recommended
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

72

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

24

semester hours

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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

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