• Living Legacy

    Lyon instills a proud sense of history and rich tradition in every facet of campus life, from the Greek system to the Scottish Heritage program. Founded in 1872, Lyon College is the oldest independent college in Arkansas in the second oldest city in the state.

  • Beyond Boundaries

    Students can travel the world with the Nichols International Studies Program and strengthen their minds with rigorous classes. Study in Japan, Brazil, Spain, Chile, Northern Ireland and more. A Lyon education opens the door to many different career paths, research positions, and post-graduate programs.

  • Building Character

    Education is more than a degree. At Lyon, students can gain valuable experience by participating in collaborative research and are taught by leaders in their respective field, not graduate assistants.

  • Take the Journey

    Lyon College’s unique outdoor program offers students the chance to explore the environment around them and go beyond their comfort zones. Lyon’s beautiful 136-acre campus nestled in the Ozarks includes a bouldering wall, disc golf course, hiking and biking trail, sand volleyball court, zipline and ropes course, and Bryan Lake.

More Than Just A College

Lyon is a community, distinguished by its academic curriculum, unique Honor and Social Systems and award-winning professors.

As one of the premier liberal arts colleges in the South, Lyon strives to create a learning environment that is academically challenging and indicative of building character and integrity.


Lyon Holds Annual President’s Convocation

The students, faculty, staff, and guests of Lyon College gathered in Brown Chapel on Tuesday, September 1 for the annual President’s Convocation, hosted by President Donald Weatherman. President Weatherman addressed the crowd about the importance of involvement in campus life, and the College gave several student awards.


Scots face huge challenge from #7 Lindsey Wilson

The Lyon College football team will be hoping for another fast start on Saturday, when the Scots take on 7th-ranked Lindsey Wilson College in the second game of the Lyon program at home. Kickoff of the contest will be at 1 p.m. from Pioneer Stadium.