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Facts About Lyon

Student Achievement
 

Last year, 98 percent of Lyon College graduates were employed or continuing their education within six months of graduation (95 percent over the last three years), better than averages from the southeast, Baccalaureate Carnegie Classification institutions, and private non-profits around the nation. Lyon graduates work with organizations such as FutureFuel, Teach for America, and Merchants & Planters Bank. In 2016, 50 percent of Lyon graduates continued their education (compared to 16.4% percent around the nation). Lyon graduates have attented Harvard University, the University of Chicago, and King’s College London.

 

Student Body Diversity

 

Race/Ethnicity

Percentage of Studenty Body

Asian/Pacific Islander

2.71%

Black (non-Hispanic)

7.32%

Hispanic

8.60%

American Indian or Alaska Native

1.75%

White (non-Hispanic)

72.93%

Unknown/Prefer not to answer

6.69%

 

Retention Rates
 

Year

Freshmen

All Students

Fall '16–Fall '17

61%

74%

Fall '15–Fall '16

66%

74%

Fall '14–Fall '15

64%

74%

Fall '13–Fall '14

74%

81%

Fall '12–Fall '13

66%

76%


Graduation Rates

 

The most recent data show that 37 percent of Lyon College students graduate within four years, a rate that well exceeds the four-year graduation rate of four-year colleges and universities in the state of Arkansas. Lyon’s six-year graduation rate of 50 percent is approximately 10 percentage points higher than other four-year institutions in Arkansas.
 

Four-Year First-Time Full-Time Student Graduation Rates
 

 

Sub-grouping

Graduation Rate

Male

29%

Female

50%

Recipients of a Federal Pell Grant

27%

Recipients of a subsidized Stafford Loan who did not receive a Pell Grant

40%

Students who did not receive either a Pell Grant or a subsidized Stafford Loan

48%

 

Voter Registration

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Consumer Information on College Navigator

https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?q=lyon+college&s=all&id=106342

 

2017 Annual Safety Report

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Enrollment Verification
 

Lyon College has authorized the National Student Clearinghouse to provide enrollment and degree verifications. To verify your enrollment and degree, you can contact the National Student Clearinghouse at degreeverify.org or the following mail address:

National Student Clearinghouse
2300 Dulles Station Boulevard, Suite 300
Herndon, VA 20171