50%

Acceptance Rate

$23,066

Avg.Financial Aid

001088

FAFSA Code

About Lyon College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

655

Website

www.lyon.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Presbyterian Church (USA)

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Lyon College is a private, Presbyterian Church (USA) university located in Batesville, AR. The university covers an area of 136 acres. It was in 1872 when the Lyon College was founded. Lyon College believes in imparting education and contributing to society by focusing on innovation, research, education, and commitment. The motto of the university is Latin: Perseverantia Omnia Vincet Deo Volente and its official colors are crimson, navy blue and gold. At Lyon College, the total enrolment stands at 662. To teach various courses to the students, the school has employed a total of 61 faculty. Around 97% of the students are 24 and under at Lyon College. Shedding some light on gender distribution at LC, around 44% of the students are females and 56% are males. The college has produced several achievers in its 148 years of existence and some of the notable alumni are John Hornor Jacobs, Debbie Willhite, Megan Rossee, and Gavin Johannsen. Lyon College's sporting teams are affiliated to NAIA – American Midwest Conference, Sooner Athletic Conference (football), and NACE. Like several universities in the country, athletics play an important part here as well. LC offers a total of 17 undergraduate and graduate programs, including both residential and online. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by HLC Higher Learning Commission, and NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education).

Location & Contact

Address

2300 Highland Road

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 8703077000
Fax: 8703077001
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Rankings

It becomes easier for the aspirants to apply to a college and have their doubts regarding the same cleared if the college has a ranking. Lyon College has been ranked at the 628th position among other universities by Forbes. It is to be noted that Forbes decides on the rankings of the college based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

50%

SAT Range

1040 - 1188

ACT Range

21 - 28

Application Fee

N/A

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

The admissions process is moderately difficult albeit selective in its approach. A non-refundable fee, along with the application form, is required to be deposited by the students, in order to complete the process. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 1040-1200, it would improve her chances. The average ACT score at Lyon College is 23. However, those getting an ACT score less than 21 might also be offered admission. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 2300 Highland Road, Batesville, Arkansas 72501, or call (870) 307-7000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$15,176

Average Annual Cost

$28,200

Books And Supplies

$1,500

Other Fees

$590

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$9,130

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,000

Total One Year Cost

$41,420

Before applying to LC, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $42,450. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($29,140), books and supplies ($1,500), room and boarding ($9,810), and budget for other expenses ($2,000). Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Bachelor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

10:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

71%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

64%

Male Professors

36%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Psychology, General

29 Graduates

Biology, General

26 Graduates

Economics

12 Graduates

History

12 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

11 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

10 Graduates

Mathematics

7 Graduates

Chemistry

6 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

5 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

5 Graduates

Computer Science

4 Graduates

Anthropology

3 Graduates

Political Science and Government

3 Graduates

Philosophy and Religious Studies, O...

2 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

2 Graduates

Music

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

655

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

36%

Full-time

99%

Part-time

1%

Students Gender

Male

57%

US National: 44%

Female

43%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

65% White

10% Unknown

9% Black

7% Hispanic

0% Two or more races

3% Non Resident alien

4% Asian

2% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

45%

Out Of State

54%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$48,616 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 88% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

88%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Scots

School Colors

maroon, navy, and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NAIA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Sooner Athletic Conference

Total Male Athletes

219

Total Female Athletes

88

Intramural Sports

6

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Soccer

Track and Field

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Track and Field

Volleyball

Wrestling

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

No

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by LC. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $9,810 per year for living on campus. At Lyon College, students are offered well-cooked food keeping in mind their health and nutritional requirements. Additionally, the college offers a wide assortment of dining and meal options to the students. The college has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 56% male and 44% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$30,400/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$38,600/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$21,775

$25,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$226 - 259

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$23,066

Students Receiving Federal Grants

45%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,758

Students Receiving State Aid

62%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,335

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$19,487

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$25,190

$30K - $48K

$18,606

$48K - $75K

$20,077

$75K - $110K

$20,650

> $110K

$19,321

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$2,801,044

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$4,971,853

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at LC to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. At the college, the average federal grant comes to be around $5,349, whereas the financial aid is $19,422. The college provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $1,913 and institutional aid worth $19,422. The total need-based scholarships/grants offered at LC based on students' financial needs add up to $2,801,044 per year. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants in a year come to around $4,971,853.

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