Lyon College

Overview of Lyon College

The main campus of Lyon College is in Batesville, AR (a self-contained town). The school is a Presbyterian Church (USA) institution. Lyon College is a private, not-for-profit school. The school offers degrees up to the Bachelor's degree.

Areas of Study

Lyon College students most commonly major in a field related to business and management, drama and performing arts, mathematics, science.

Lyon College Selectivity

The school does not accept everyone who applies. In 2007-2008, SAT verbal scores of half of students were 545 to 618. Three-fourths of students accepted in 2007-2008 had SAT math scores of 545 or more.


The school's faculty/student ratio compares favorably with most colleges. Lyon College offers tenure to reward and retain some professors.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, the school had 497 enrolled students.

Student Life

Many students at Lyon College live in campus housing. The school makes available a lot of student housing. Meal plans are available. Student athletes at the school belong to the TranSouth Athletic Conference, TranSouth Athletic Conference, TranSouth Athletic Conference for major sports. Lyon College takes athletics seriously enough to offer athletic financial aid to a significant portion of its students.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Lyon College offers a liberal arts education of superior quality in a personalized setting. A selective, independent, undergraduate, residential teaching and learning community affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Lyon encourages the free intellectual inquiry essential to social, ethical and spiritual growth. With a rich scholarly and religious heritage, Lyon develops, in a culture of honor, responsible citizens and leaders committed to continued personal growth and service."

More complete details are provided below.

Choose a campus :
Some campuses offers specific programs
Computer Science
Early Childhood Education And Teaching
Japanese Language And Literature
French Language And Literature
Spanish Language And Literature
English Language And Literature, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Mathematics, General
International/Global Studies
Philosophy And Religious Studies, General
Philosophy And Religious Studies, Other
Chemistry, General
Psychology, General
Drama And Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Music, General
History, General
General information
Financial aid
Acceptance & Retention Rates
Graduation Rate

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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