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Lyon College

Batesville, AR 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate27%
Acceptance Rate27%

About Lyon College

Lyon College Overview

Lyon College is a private, religious school in the small town setting of Batesville, Arkansas. Lyon College was founded in 1872 and now enrolls around 581 students a year, which includes 581 undergrad students. Lyon College offers housing for students. The majority of students live on campus, and first year-students are required to live in campus housing.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Lyon College!

Interested in music or performing? Join a campus band, sing in a chorus, or perform with one of the school's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Lyon College students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Interested in joining a fraternity or sorority? Lyon College has fraternities and sororities.

Planning to play sports? Lyon College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Lyon College on the Student Life page.

2022 Lyon College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 27%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 3.0
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 10%
Tuition $29,900
Percent of Need Met 22%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $22,473

Is Lyon College a Good School?


Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can all provide a sense of how competitive a school is.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a clearer view of what Lyon College offers and if the school might be the right college for you.

Lyon College Acceptance Rate 2022

Lyon College is moderately difficult to get into. Around 27% of applicants get into Lyon College each year. Out of 2,444 applications received in 2022, 665 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Lyon College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Around 69% of students who start at Lyon College return the next year. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Lyon College Graduates

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Check with Lyon College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Lyon College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

For more information about Lyon College's endowment, check with the school directly. The school spends $39,985 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Lyon College

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Lyon College meets 22% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $22,473 a year.

In 2020, students graduated with an average of $5,912 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Lyon College.

Based on this information, how does Lyon College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Lyon College a good school for you?

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Where is Lyon College?

Lyon College is located in the small town setting of Batesville, Arkansas.

If you want to see Lyon College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 167 to Batesville, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Bill and Hillary Clinton National/Adams Field.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Lyon College and Batesville are like without leaving home.

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College Info

2300 Highland Road Batesville, AR 72501

Campus Setting: Small Town

Lyon College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Lyon College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Lyon College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Lyon College ACT Scores

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ACT Range

21 - 26

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

26 and Above

Good

21 to 26

Avg

21 and Less

Low

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Lyon College SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

1015 - 1175

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Math SAT Range

520 - 580

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Reading SAT Range

520 - 620

Lyon College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$43,250

In State

$43,250

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$29,900
$29,900
Fees
$1,100
$1,100
Housing
$10,750
$10,750
Books
$1,500
$1,500

Student Life

Wondering what life at Lyon College is like? There are approximately 581 students enrolled at Lyon College. 99% percent of students attend school full-time, 60% percent are from AR and 40% percent of students are from other states.

99%

Full Time

1%

Part Time

60%

In State

40%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

581

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

27%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$31,000

Out-of-State

$31,000

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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