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Lyon College

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students from 28 states and 13 countries


Average Class Size


receive scholarships & aid


Students to Teacher Ratio


employed or in grad school within six months of graduation


full-time faculty with terminal degrees

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The Facts are based on the 2017-2018 academic year unless otherwise noted.

Challengeyour Mind

Broaden your knowledge of the historical, scientific, cultural, artistic, and spiritual heritages that have shaped modern society with Lyon’s EPIC core curriculum.

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Explore the World

Travel to unbelievable locations, explore new cultures, and create memories that will last a lifetime through the endowed Nichols International Studies Program. 

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Take the Leap

Explore Lyon, the Ozarks, and beyond with the Lyon Education and Adventure Program. Zip-line across campus, kayak through the Spring River, or plumb the depths of caverns in Blanchard Springs.

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  • Heasley Prize winner Ethan Canin to present public reading, March 28 Monday, Mar 18, 2019
    Lyon College has announced its Heasley Prize winner for 2019. Writer Ethan Canin will be on campus Thursday, March 28 to present a public reading at 7:30 p.m. in the Bevens Room in the Brown Fine Art...
  • Murals class paints the town Friday, Mar 15, 2019
    Starting last fall, Lyon College has offered a murals class, where students spend the semester working on a mural project for a building in Batesville. Students from the class have created four mural...

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