students from 24 states and 17 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
The Facts are based on the 2019-2020 academic year unless otherwise noted.
Broaden your knowledge of the historical, scientific, cultural, artistic, and spiritual heritages that have shaped modern society with Lyon’s EPIC core curriculum.
Travel to unbelievable locations, explore new cultures, and create memories that will last a lifetime through the endowed Nichols International Studies Program.
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.
Go Beyond Boundaries
Develop practical, creative, and conceptual skills in various art forms, including visual arts, music, and theatre.
Learn to critically reason, skillfully analyze, and effectively communicate across broad fields of knowledge.
Build a critical understanding of math and science, from eigenvalues and particle theory to ecology and biochemistry.
Explore human and animal behavior through various comparative lenses.
Make the world your classroom—deepen your global knowledge while examining transnational cultures.
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