Lyon College

Batesville, AR

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Lyon College

Lyon College

Lyon College Student Essentials

Lyon College Student Essentials
Region: Southeast
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Presbyterian Church (USA)
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Scots
Website: www.lyon.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $23,594
Out-of-State Tuition: $23,594
Retention Rate: 72%
Enrollment: 634
Year Established: 1872

About Lyon College

Lyon College is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church and offers a small, academic community that is recognized for its challenging liberal arts curriculum. It is one of the oldest institutions for higher learning in Arkansas, and boasts a scenic college town and campus.

Students can earn undergraduate degrees in Business Administration, Early Childhood Education, English, Religion and Philosophy, Theater, and much more. Pre-professional programs are also available in fields such as Health-Related Professions, Journalism, Pre-Engineering, Pre-Law, and Pre-Ministry.

Additional features of the school include:

  • Campus Ministry
  • Dozens of student clubs
  • Extensive library resources
  • Greek organizations
  • Modern academic and recreational facilities
  • Picturesque lake located on part of the campus
  • Regulation Disc Golf Course
  • Residential housing system
  • Scottish heritage program
  • Study abroad travel

The college even provides students with special outdoor experiences through the Learning, Education, and Adventure Program (LEAP). The campus is in close proximity to the Ozark Mountains and White River, so members of LEAP have ample opportunities for biking, camping, fishing, hiking, rock climbing, and a wealth of other activities.

The enrollment process for the school starts with filling out an application. Applicants must submit a non-refundable admissions fee along with official transcripts and standardized test scores. Those who are interested in financial aid options must fill out a FAFSA and meet with a member of the financial aid office to determine eligibility for merit-based and need-based programs.

Lyon College Map & Location

Lyon College
2300 Highland Road
Batesville, AR 72501


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Getting Around Lyon College

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

8/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Batesville, AR

Winter
Dec
51
28
Jan
49
25
Feb
54
29
Spring
Mar
63
37
Apr
72
46
May
80
56
Summer
Jun
89
64
Jul
93
68
Aug
93
67
Fall
Sep
85
58
Oct
74
47
Nov
62
37

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 634
Freshman Class 267
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 634

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 5%
  • African American: 4%
  • Caucasian: 82%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 2%
  • Unknown and Other: 7%
Latino 5%
African American 4%
Caucasian 82%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 2%
Unknown and Other 7%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 59%
Part-Time 41%
Women 52%
Men 48%
International 3%
Domestic 97%

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