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.
of grads are employed or in grad school within six months
Students from 24 States and 17 Countries
Average Class Size
Student to Teacher Ratio
Receive Scholarships & Aid
of those who graduate, do so in 4 years or less
In Biology among Private Colleges in Arkansas
medical school acceptance rate over the last 20 years—more than double the national average of 41%
Full-time Faculty with Terminal Degrees
Founded in Batesville, Arkansas
Miles of Hiking and Biking Trails on Campus
of Students are Student-Athletes
"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.
"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.
Broaden your understanding of human culture by examining the economic principles behind social, organizational and individual decision-making.
Develop vital tools for understanding the world and a foundation for lifelong inquiry, creativity and experimentation.
Sharpen the tools, skills and techniques necessary to explore and examine their creative, critical and analytic voice.
Discover new and old theories regarding art, literature, language, culture and art.
Prepare to be critical readers, creative writers, and conscious citizens by analyzing the style and content of a text to studying new cultures and traditions.
Develop their abilities to observe, analyze and problem-solve. They learn to investigate the universe from a subatomic level to a cosmic level.
Be an active participant in bettering the lives of those around you.
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