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Lyon College admits candidates who demonstrate through their achievements that they can contribute to and benefit from the Lyon experience. Admission is not limited by the applicant's age, race, gender, disability, sexual orientation, or national origin. We expect candidates to demonstrate their commitment and readiness by participating in a college preparatory curriculum throughout their high school careers.

The Common Application

To apply through the Common Application, go straight to the Common Application website. If you have any problems, please send an email to or log in and access the help center. If you can't find the answer to your question, click the "Ask a Question" tab to submit your inquiry.

You'll receive email from the Lyon College Office of Enrollment confirming the receipt of your application. You'll also receive an email from the Common Application confirming your submission. If you don't receive a confirmation email within 24 hours, be sure to contact the Common Application.

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Lyon College Application

The Lyon College admissions application is available here. Lyon reviews completed applications as they are received (rolling admission). To assure priority consideration for scholarships, you should submit all application materials by May 1.

To complete your application to Lyon College, you must submit the following items:

  • Lyon admissions application available through our website. (To receive a paper Application for Admission, call Lyon's Office of Enrollment Services at 1-800-423-2542).
  • Official high school transcripts from your guidance counselor, sent to Lyon College, Office of Enrollment Services, 2300 Highland, Batesville, AR 72501
  • Official report of your American College Test (ACT) or Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) scores. The ACT institutional code number for Lyon is 0112; the SAT code is 6009.

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Student Financial Aid

All candidates for admission who complete the application process are automatically considered for Lyon scholarships. Institutional scholarships are limited and priority is given to those who complete their applications by May 1.

To qualify for federal need-based aid (as well as some state need-based aid), candidates must complete a Free Application for Federal Aid (FAFSA), available online at Lyon's FAFSA institutional code is 001088.