2022 Acceptance Rate

A total of 2,444 students have applied and 665 students have allowed to admit to Lyon College (Acceptance rate: 27.21%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 20.75 % where 138 students have finally enrolled out of 665 admitted students.
Lyon acceptance rate is lower (tighter to admit) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Gustavus Adolphus College and William Jewell College, its acceptance rate is lower (difficult to get in) (the average acceptance rate of the schools is 69.71%).
Lyon enrollment rate (yield) is lower (less admitted-students enrolled) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas. Compared to similar schools in rankings, its yield is much lower (admitted, but not enrolled) (average yield is 21.75%).
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). (Last update: June 2022)

How to Apply to Lyon College

The following table summarizes the contact and directory information to apply Lyon. Lyon offers benefits for veterans, service member, or qualified family members. You may need to prepare certificate of eligibility (COE ) from the Veterans Affairs .
Admissionwww.lyon.edu/admission
Online Applicationhttps://lyon-uga.edu.185r.net/survey/?id=112
Financial Aidhttps://www.lyon.edu/financial-aid
Net Price Calculatorhttps://lyon.virtueanalytics.com/#!/home/npc
Veterans Tuitionwww.lyon.edu/veterans-and-dependents-benefits-and-military-service-credit
Athleticope.ed.gov/athletics/#/institution/details
Disability Servicehttps://www.lyon.edu/americans-disabilities-act

Admission Statistics Charts

2022 Test Scores Comparison

For the academic year 2021-2022, the average SAT score is 1,123 and the average ACT score is 24 over scores submitted by enrolled first-time students. Compared to similar schools in college rankings, the admission score of Lyon College is around average than the schools (average score is 1,234). You can check and compare the SAT and ACT scores by subject with tables and charts.
SAT/ACT Scores Comparison
SAT AverageACT Average
Lyon College1,12324
Similarly Colleges in Rankings1,20726
All U.S. Colleges1,12368
Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges1,13269
4-Years Colleges1,12468
Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas1,09370

SAT/ACT Scores by Subject

SATACT
At Lyon College, 15 students submitted SAT scores (11% of enrolled students).
The average SAT score is about 1,123 and it is around average than average for Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas. The following table shows the SAT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
SAT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing520590
Mathematics530605
Total1,0501,195
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). (Last update: June 2022)
At Lyon College, 85 students submitted ACT scores (62% of enrolled students).
The average ACT score is about 24 and it is lower than average for Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas. The next table shows the ACT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
ACT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Composite2126
English2026
Mathematics1926

Admission Requirements

The following table summarizes the admission requirement to apply to Lyon College. The school requires 1 items to submit - Secondary school GPA and 1 items are recommended to submit - Completion of college-preparatory program and .
Admission Requirements for Applying to Lyon College
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordNeither required nor recommended
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresConsidered but not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Neither required nor recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended