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Gathering the brightest minds for a better world.

Lyon College is a small, private, liberal arts college, widely recognized for our outstanding academic reputation, beautiful campus, and vibrant community. We produce experienced, engaged, and successful graduates who lead lives of impact.

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Lyon College

By the Numbers

98%

of grads are employed or in grad school within six months

662

Students from 24 States and 17 Countries

13

Average Class Size

12:1

Student to Teacher Ratio

98%

Receive Scholarships & Aid

95%

of those who graduate, do so in 4 years or less

#1

In Biology among Private Colleges in Arkansas

87%

medical school acceptance rate over the last 20 years—more than double the national average of 41%

95%

Full-time Faculty with Terminal Degrees

1872

Founded in Batesville, Arkansas

4.5

Miles of Hiking and Biking Trails on Campus

45%

of Students are Student-Athletes

There's more to college than just earning a degree.

"In addition to receiving a stellar in-class education, students also get direct access to highly educated professors from all walks of life willing to invest in, challenge, and support students outside the classroom. Lyon's holistic education prepared me for life."

Chin-Yee Chew, '15, is a Fulbright Scholar and the Diversity Program Manager at Google.

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Meet the new you.

"During my time at Lyon, I was able to truly find my strengths and weaknesses."

Dawson Angeles, ’20, is pursuing an MBA. Last summer, Angeles interned with the Little Rock Compassion Center, an inner-city mission focused on giving hope and purpose to homeless, transient, displaced, and disadvantaged people.

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