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Facts About Lyon

Student Achievement
 

Over the last two years, 94.1 percent of Lyon College graduates are employed or continuing their education within six months of graduation, 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.


Retention Rates

 

 
Year
Freshmen
All Students
Fall '15–Fall '16
66%
74%
Fall '14–Fall '15
64.3%
74.4%
Fall '13–Fall '14
73.7%
80.9%
Fall '12–Fall '13
65.7%
76.4%
Fall '11–Fall '12
70.1%
73.9%


Graduation rates

 

The most recent data show that 48.28percent of Lyon College students graduate within four years, a rate that is nearly double the four-year graduation rate of four-year colleges and universities in the state of Arkansas. Lyon’s six-year graduation rate of 50.32 percent is approximately 10 percentage points higher than other four-year institutions in Arkansas.
 

Six-year first-time full-time student graduation rates
 

 
Sub-grouping
Graduation Rate
Male
45.33%
Female
57.50%
Recipients of a Federal Pell Grant
45.33%
Recipients of a subsidized Stafford Loan who did not receive a Pell Grant
45.71%
Students who did not receive either a Pell Grant or a subsidized Stafford Loan
66.67%

 

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