Lyme Academy College Of Fine Arts

Overview of Lyme Academy College Of Fine Arts

The campus of Lyme Academy is in Old Lyme, CT, which is a medium-sized suburb. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degrees at Lyme Academy include, at the school's highest level, the Post-Baccalaureate certificate.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in fine arts.

Lyme Academy Selectivity

Admission at Lyme Academy is selective, not open to all who apply. Three quarters of students in 2007-2008 had SAT verbal scores of at least 515. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 450 and 590.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, Lyme Academy had 139 students enrolled (106 full-time equivalent). A large number of students at the school are 40 years old or older.

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Contacting Lyme Academy

Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts
84 Lyme St
Old Lyme , CT 06371
General Phone: (860) 434-5232

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Lyme Academy Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Fine Arts16fine arts, painting, sculpture

Number of programs and degrees for Lyme Academy in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree143
Postbaccalaureate certificate21
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years02

Lyme Academy Student Body

In 2007-2008, Lyme Academy had a total enrollment of 139 students (106 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 24%
Women 76%
Full-Time 86%
Part-Time 14%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 99%
Graduate 1%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 94%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 19%
20-21 20%
22-24 17%
25-29 9%
30-34 4%
35-39 4%
40-49 6%
50-64 17%
65+ 4%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New York18%
New Hampshire9%
New Mexico9%

Lyme Academy Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 89 %
Part-Time 100 %

Lyme Academy Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Old Lyme, Connecticut for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Connecticut Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Lyme Academy Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal515615
SAT Math450590
SAT Writing465570
ACT Verbal515
ACT Math412
ACT Composite413

Application Requirements:

Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencerequired
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT91%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT9%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Lyme Academy Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 21,556
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 21,556
Books and supplies $ 1,000

Financial Aid:
Lyme Academy participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3079400)

Lyme Academy Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year2*0*
Associate professoracademic year2*2*
Assistant professoracademic year2*0*
All faculty totalacademic year6$48,5822*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Lyme Academy Degree Programs (2007)


Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

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Lyme Academy Highlights

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What Sets Lyme Academy Apart:

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% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%Lyme Academy % students 40 years or older

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