Lyon College: Liberal Arts College in Arkansas

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Lyon College

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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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  • Saturday, January 25, 2020 6:00 PM - 11:55 PM

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  • Carpenter leaves behind legacy of education, generosity Friday, Jan 24, 2020
    The Lyon College community is saddened by the news of Rev. Dr. Thomas Carpenter’s passing. Carpenter was the former director of education at Lyon College. He died on Jan. 19. He was 75. ...
  • Lyon College announces fall 2019 Dean’s List Thursday, Jan 16, 2020
    Over 100 Lyon College students qualified for the Dean’s List for the fall 2019 semester. To be named to the list, a student must earn a 3.75 or higher GPA and take a minimum of 12 credit hou...

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