Tuition & Fees

$28,790

$28,790

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
30%
500-599
46%
400-499
17%
600-699
46%
500-599
47%
400-499
7%
600-699
6%
500-599
36%
400-499
49%
300-399
9%
30-36
29%
24-29
35%
18-23
29%
12-17
6%
6-11
1%
30-36
8%
24-29
51%
18-23
34%
12-17
7%
30-36
20%
24-29
41%
18-23
37%
12-17
2%
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undergraduateRatios

55%

male

45%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,062
Declined + 590
Total Received 1,652
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Private (nonprofit)

672

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Biology
  3. English
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Codes

SAT 6009
ACT 0112

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 672
Established in 1872
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Presbyterian
Accredited by •  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Batesville, AR

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

Lyon College
2300 Highland Road
Batesville, AR 72501

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
70%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
89%
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 22% of male students
 
3 sororities 27% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
27%
Top 1/4
49%
Top 1/2
82%
Bottom 1/2
18%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
30%
500-599
46%
400-499
17%
600-699
46%
500-599
47%
400-499
7%
600-699
6%
500-599
36%
400-499
49%
300-399
9%
30-36
29%
24-29
35%
18-23
29%
12-17
6%
6-11
1%
30-36
8%
24-29
51%
18-23
34%
12-17
7%
30-36
20%
24-29
41%
18-23
37%
12-17
2%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
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 January 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,062
Declined + 590
Total Received 1,652

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

Michael Kelley
Director of Admissions
P: 800 423-2542
F: 870 307-7001
admissions@lyon.edu

Financial Aid

73%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$22,842

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $28,200
Room $5,210
Board $3,920
Additional fees $590
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $39,420
Average Financial Aid - $22,842
Total with Avg. Aid $16,578

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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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Tommy Tucker
Director of Financial Assistance
thomas.tucker@lyon.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Archery, Cheerleading, Cycling, Dance, Disc Golf, Trapshooting

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Athletic Directors

Kevin Jenkins (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, TranSouth Athletic Conference
Mascot
Scots
School colors
maroon, navy, and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Art
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Economics
Elementary Education
English
French
History
Mathematics
Music
Political Science
Psychology
Religion/Philosophy
Spanish
Theatre Studies
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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

672

total students

68%

in-state

32%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

672
students

Female
45%
303

Male
55%
369

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

652
students

Female
45%
290

Male
55%
362

3%

20
students

Female
65%
13

Male
35%
7

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
69%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown

Transfer Admissions

61%

Transfer applicants accepted

46%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

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

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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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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