672
Students
Financial aid thermometer
22,842
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
64
1062/1652
Acceptance Rate
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Overview

Lyon College is a 4-year institution located in Batesville, AR, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 2300 Highland Road
Batesville, AR  72501
United States
Contact Office of Enrollment Services
Email: admissions@lyon.edu
Phone: 870-307-7250
Fax: 870-307-7542

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,652
Applied
1,062
Accepted
672
Enrolled
64%
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Female Admissions

684
Females Applied
466
Females Accepted
68%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

968
Males Applied
596
Males Accepted
62%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.57
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
Required for some programs 2 recommendations

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 510 603
SAT Math 520 633
ACT Composite 22 28

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

28,200
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Fees

590
Full-time student fees
9,110
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

22,842
Avg. Financial Aid Package
23,396
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
17,145
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,207
Avg. Loan Aid
15,710
Avg. Grant Aid
20,053
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
73%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
25%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

672
Total undergrad students
4%
International Students
32%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.28%
Black or African American 6.93%
White or Caucasian 70.33%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.81%
Asian 2.56%
Other 6.48%

Gender

Male (54.91%)
Female (45.09%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 70%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Service Day, Arkansas Scottish Festival and Homecoming Weekend

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Wesley Fellowship, Gay-Straight Alliance, Alpha Xi Delta Sorority, Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Young Democrats/Japanese Culture Club

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Checkmark Checkmark
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Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
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Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Soccer No Checkmark Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Wrestling No Checkmark Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
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Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Soccer No Checkmark Checkmark
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Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
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Wrestling No Checkmark Checkmark

Faculty

57
Total Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 43
Part-time - 14