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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

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The Facts are based on the 2019-2020 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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