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
The Facts are based on the 2017-2018 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
Understand core theories and principles of efficient resource allocation within the national and international socioeconomic environment.
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.
Master the written word as both a critical and insightful reader and a creative writer.
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.
Thursday, August 16, 2018
Monday, August 20, 2018
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Monday, September 3, 2018
Labor Day (no classes)
Saturday, September 29, 2018
Thursday, October 4, 2018
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Phaedra by Jean Racine
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