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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.

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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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  • Lyon Alumna Allyn Dodd Returns as Faculty Thursday, Aug 16, 2018
    Dr. Allyn Dodd, ‘07, is returning to Lyon this year as an assistant professor of biology. She will teach introductory biology courses and upper level courses including ecology and biostatistics...
  • Jennifer Hidy Pitts Wins Outstanding Employee Award Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018
    On Wednesday, August 15, Administrative Assistant for Student Life Jennifer Hidy Pitts received the Outstanding Employee Award at Lyon’s All Campus Awards Luncheon. “This year’s ...