Lyon College Cost and Financial Aid
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Financial Aid for Lyon College

Many students think that a Lyon College education is financially out of reach. However, it is the pleasure of the Financial Aid Staff to award millions in institutional aid to our students to allow them to attend what US News and World Report consistently lauds as "One of America's Best Liberal Arts Colleges.

Over 99% of last year's incoming Lyon College students received scholarships and other types of Financial Aid to help finance their education.

The Office of Student Financial Aid strives to develop a financial strategy that you can afford and offers a variety of financial aid resources including Lyon College's Scholarship Program, federal and state grants, loans, and work-study programs.

You must apply and be accepted for admission to Lyon before a financial aid award can be made. It is recommended that you apply for Federal Financial Aid by mid-February to ensure maximum eligibility for all types of financial aid.

Financial Aid Checklist


Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at using your FSA ID for electronic signatures (available at

Lyon College FAFSA code: 001088


Are you an Arkansas resident?

If so, complete the Arkansas Department of Higher Education "YOUniversal" Financial Aid System application.

To contact the financial aid office, please call (870) 307-7250.