Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many colleges have suspended or relaxed some admitted student requirements and extended decision and enrollment deposit deadlines. We recommend that you contact the colleges to which you have been accepted directly for the most updated and accurate information.

Lyon College, founded in 1872, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts institution. It changed its name from Arkansas College in 1994. Its 136-acre campus is predominantly modern and is located in Batesville, 90 miles north of Little Rock.

Website: www.lyon.edu/

Private
Co-ed
672
Undergraduate
Students
(45.1%) 303 Women
(54.9%) 369 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
64% of 1,652 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
April 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.57
SAT Math
520-633 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
510-603 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
22-28 range of middle 50%
See more

Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$43,270
Tuition and Fees
$29,140
Room and Board
$9,630
Average Percent of Need Met
74%
Average Freshman Award
$23,396
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$26,353
See more

Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
43
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 23% of classes
10-19 students: 33% of classes
20-29 students: 30% of classes
30-39 students: 10% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
See more

Campus Life

Batesville Population
10,427
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
70% of all students
Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Scots (men), Pipers (women)
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
See more

Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
1.9% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.7% Asian
7.2% Black/African-American
8.6% Hispanic/Latino
0.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
73.0% White
6.7% Unknown
International Students
3.6%
First-Year Students Returning
61.5%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
48.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
See more

A portion of the College Profile data is provided under license by:
Peterson's Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid Databases, copyright © 2020 Peterson's, a Nelnet company. All rights reserved.