Apply for Admission - Prospective Students | Lyon College

We can't wait to meet you

Schedule a visit Apply to Lyon

Apply for Admission

Lyon College Application

Lyon College admits candidates who demonstrate through their achievements that they can contribute to and benefit from the Lyon experience. We expect candidates to demonstrate their commitment and readiness by participating in a college preparatory curriculum throughout their high school careers.

Apply Now 


The Common Application

You'll receive an 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.

Apply With Common App


While not necessary, please feel free to attach your transcript to your application. All file forms are accepted!

Application Deadlines

Early Action-1 (to be considered for the Honors Fellows Program and receive an admission decision before the holidays): November 15

Early Action-2 (to receive an admission decision before spring break): February 1

Regular Decision: July 1


Special Applications


The College will offer test optional applications for prospective students. Please contact your admissions counselor for the additional test optional requirements.

Additional Materials

In addition to your application for admission, please submit:

  • Official High School Transcript
  • Official ACT and/or SAT Test Scores


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.

Financial Aid/Scholarship Deadline: March 1


Non-Discrimination Policy

Admission to Lyon College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, creed, sex, age, marital status, parental status, physical disability, learning disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation in the administration of its educational or admissions policies, scholarships and loan programs, and athletic and other College-administered programs.