Lyon College

Batesville, AR

Lyon College

Batesville, AR

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Tuition & Fees

$29,415

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
23%
500-599
52%
400-499
17%
600-699
17%
500-599
82%
30-36
15%
24-29
41%
18-23
42%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

56%

male

44%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Selective

44%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,063
Declined 1,331
Total Received 2,394
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Private

662

undergraduate students

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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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 662
Established in 1872
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Presbyterian

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
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Bill and Hillary Clinton National/Adams Field

Lyon College
2300 Highland Road
Batesville, AR
72501

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
70%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through junior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • Wesley Fellowship
  • Gay-Straight Alliance
  • Alpha Xi Delta Sorority
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • Young Democrats/Japanese Culture Club

Top Events

  • Service Day
  • Arkansas Scottish Festival
  • Homecoming Weekend
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
23%
500-599
52%
400-499
17%
600-699
17%
500-599
82%
30-36
15%
24-29
41%
18-23
42%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.42

Selective

44%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,063
Declined 1,331
Total Received 2,394

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
rigor of secondary school record
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,349

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $28,550
Room & board $10,330
Additional fees $865
Books & supplies $1,500
Other fees $1,250
Total $42,495
Average Financial Aid - $5,349
Total with Avg. Aid $37,146

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Basketball, Football, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball, Football, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Art/Art Studies, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
Mathematics, General
Music, General
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Spanish Language and Literature
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

662

total students

62%

in-state

38%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

662
students

Female
44%
290

Male
56%
372

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

645
students

Female
44%
283

Male
56%
362

3%

17
students

Female
42%
7

Male
58%
10

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 68%
Student 4 year graduation rate 46%
Student 5 year graduation rate 9%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
54%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
20%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown

57

Transfer students enrolled

9%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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