Lyon College: Liberal Arts College in Arkansas

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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 students, families embrace new beginnings on Move-In Day Thursday, Aug 15, 2019
    Lyon faculty, staff, and students welcomed the next class of freshmen and transfer students to their new home on campus Thursday. By 8 a.m. fresh faces and eager families had arrived from points n...
  • Lyon honors Ellis, Robbins for 30 years of service Wednesday, Aug 14, 2019
    Diane Ellis and Dr. Helen Robbins were recognized for 30 years of service Wednesday at Lyon’s All Campus Awards Luncheon. Ellis, director of counseling, was commended for her focus on studen...

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