Lyon Rankings and Evaluation

Overview

Lyon College is ranked 127th in Liberal Arts Colleges and 5th in Arkansas Colleges.
Next statements evaluate Lyon College by comparing key academic facts to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.
  • It has expensive tuition & fees of $29,415.
  • The acceptance rate (44%) is lower (difficult to get in).
  • The SAT & ACT scores (1,120 SAT, 24 ACT) is average.
  • It has small number of students of 655.
  • It offers fewer area of study (21 programs).
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Liberal Arts Colleges
#127 in Liberal Arts Colleges
Arkansas Colleges
#5 in Arkansas Colleges

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of Lyon are $29,415 and it is expensive compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Lyon College $29,415

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges $26,737

4-Years Colleges $22,926

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas $21,028

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Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate of Lyon is 44% and it is lower (difficult to get in) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Lyon College 44%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 66%

4-Years Colleges 68%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas 58%

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The yield, also known as enrollment rate, of Lyon is 16% and the yield is much lower (admitted, but not enrolled) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Lyon College 16%

All U.S. Colleges 37%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 35%

4-Years Colleges 35%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas 41%

SAT Scores

The average SAT score submitted by enrolled students at Lyon is 1,120 and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Lyon College 1,120

All U.S. Colleges 1,123

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 1,132

4-Years Colleges 1,124

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas 1,093

ACT Scores

The average ACT score submitted by enrolled students at Lyon is 24 and it is lower compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Lyon College 24

All U.S. Colleges 68

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 69

4-Years Colleges 68

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas 70

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Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at Lyon is 54% and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Lyon College 54%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 56%

4-Years Colleges 51%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas 46%

Retention Rate

The average retention rate at Lyon is 71% and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Lyon College 71%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 74%

4-Years Colleges 73%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas 65%

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Student Population

The total student population at Lyon is 655 and its population small compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Lyon College 655

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 2,477

4-Years Colleges 4,686

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas 1,115

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at Lyon is $21,014 which is 71.44% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is higher compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Lyon College $21,014

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges $16,488

4-Years Colleges $12,161

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas $13,564

Student to Faculty Ratio

The students to faculty ratio at Lyon is 10 to 1 and the ratio is very lower (smaller size classes) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Lyon College 10 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 12 to 1

4-Years Colleges 14 to 1

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas 13 to 1

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Number of Programs

Lyon offers 21 programs and it means fewer area of study compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Lyon College 21

All U.S. Colleges 37

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 45

4-Years Colleges 58

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas 33