Tuition & Fees

$27,340

$27,340

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

53%

47%

male

female

1
12

teacher

students

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Selective

59%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,054
Declined + 722
Total Received 1,776
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Private (nonprofit)

690

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Biology
  3. English
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Codes

SAT 6009
ACT 0112

Social Networks

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
6%
500-599
39%
400-499
46%
300-399
3%
600-699
12%
500-599
64%
400-499
24%
600-699
6%
500-599
36%
400-499
49%
300-399
9%
30-36
16%
24-29
40%
18-23
37%
12-17
7%
30-36
3%
24-29
51%
18-23
44%
12-17
2%
30-36
11%
24-29
43%
18-23
45%
12-17
1%
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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 690
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)

Batesville, AR

136-acre campus in Batesville (population: 10,740), 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
74%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
88%
Percent of freshmen 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 27% of male students
 
3 sororities 23% of female students

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
6%
500-599
39%
400-499
46%
300-399
3%
600-699
12%
500-599
64%
400-499
24%
600-699
6%
500-599
36%
400-499
49%
300-399
9%
30-36
16%
24-29
40%
18-23
37%
12-17
7%
30-36
3%
24-29
51%
18-23
44%
12-17
2%
30-36
11%
24-29
43%
18-23
45%
12-17
1%

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 no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

59%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,054
Declined + 722
Total Received 1,776

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
Secondary school record
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

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

Cost

Tuition $27,100
Room & board $8,780
Additional fees $240
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $37,120
Average Financial Aid - $21,216
Total with Avg. Aid $15,904

Financial Aid

72%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$21,216

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,124,943
State $762,561
Institutional $4,301,359
Other external $293,327
Total $6,482,190

Non-need-based

Federal $8,081
State $568,739
Institutional $1,709,026
Other external $106,724
Total $2,392,570

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%

690
students

Female
47%
321

Male
53%
369

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

97%

673
students

Female
47%
312

Male
53%
361

undergraduatePart-time

3%

17
students

Female
53%
9

Male
47%
8

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
72%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown

Transfer Admissions

39%

Transfer applicants accepted

52%

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) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

72

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

24

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

  • 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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