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Lyon College Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

711 Students

64% Admitted

  • 672 full time
  • 21 part time
  • 278 men full time
  • 374 women full time
  • 1,108 applied
  • 717 admitted
  • 203 enrolled

672 Undergraduates

$26,050 Tuition/Year

  • 17 Non-Degree
  • $26,050 in state
  • $240 fees
  • $9,130 room & board
  • $1,500 books and supplies

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At a Glance

Religious affiliation: Presbyterian Church (USA)
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Southeast Town, remote from an urban area
Highest Degree Offered: Bachelor's degree
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Spencer from Jonesboro, AR
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  • Lyon College is definitely an academically challenging school, but worth the time and effort. There are plenty of opportunities to get involved on campus in various organizations or even academic…

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  • Katheryn from Batesville, AR
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  • Lyon College is easily the most tightly-knit community in the entire state of Arkansas. All of the students, regardless of their class, know each other and are just as willing…

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  • Cheyenne from West Fork, AR
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  • The campus is extremely pretty and very inviting. There is a large diversity of students here at the college and they seem to get along well in the community. The…

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  • Sean from Watauga, TX
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  • This college is a small close-knit community that eventually becomes your family. The people and professors have a genuine care and interest in you well-being. You will get the full…

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  • John from Allen, TX
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  • The campus is gorgeous if you love greenery and the outdoors. The science building is great - circulated air every 25 minutes and industry standard equipment. The students and professors…

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Mission Statement

A selective, independent, undergraduate, residential teaching and learning community affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Lyon College offers a challenging curriculum centered on the liberal arts, guided by an Honor System and coordinated with co-curricular programs, all fostering the critical, creative thought and ethical, spiritual growth that will prepare students for fulfilling personal and professional lives committed to lifelong learning and service.


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Rachel from Marmaduke, AR
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    When I toured this college, I immediately got a homey feel. The campus was beautiful. Even though the cafeteria and other buildings had been burned down, the plans for new buildings were magnificent. The weather was pleasant. The library had shelves of books and if the library didn't have a book you needed they would find a library that did and get it for you.

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  • 5
  • Shauna from Strawberry, AR
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    I greatly enjoy attending Lyon college. The campus is beautiful, offers a variety of opportunities to socialize with other students, and provides an abundance educational benefits. The people are very helpful and it is extremely easy to make friends that you can depend on. I feel comfortable on the campus. I know that if I accidentally leave something valuable somewhere it will either still be there when I go back or it is turned in somewhere safe.

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  • 4
  • Leann from Paragould, AR
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The campus is very spacious, the dorms are fairly large, and the atmosphere is amazing. Everyone basically knows everybody so people feel like family.

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  • 5
  • Rachel from Sherwood, AR
  • I am a current student here

    I absolutely love Lyon College. The students that attend are fun and friendly sharing your desire to learn. There is always something to do even if that something is studying. Even with the cafeteria burning down and having new eating arrangements, the college manages to make it a fun and easy place to live.

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