Liberal Arts Colleges
#127 in Liberal Arts Colleges
Arkansas Colleges
#5 in Arkansas Colleges

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).

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

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

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%

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

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