Lyon College: Statistics

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#815 of 2,597 In North America
#748 of 2,496 In the United States
#7 of 24 In Arkansas
#528 of 1,110 For Astrobiology

Quick Review

Religion
Presbyterian Church (USA)
Acceptance rate
50%
Average SAT
1090
Average ACT
25
Avg. cost to attend
$20,495 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
665
Male:Female Ratio
55:45
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree
Website
www.lyon.edu

Lyon College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 50% 47% 55%
Applicants 2,062 1,168 894
Admissions 1,034 546 488
Freshmen enrolled full time 183 102 81

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
31 or 17%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1015
or below

75% of them
had 1165
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Lyon College are 1015-1165 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
152 or 83%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 22
or below

75% of them
had 28
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Lyon College are 22-28 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Secondary school GPA Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 374 (57%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 119 (18%)
Hispanic 57 (9%)
Black or African American 50 (8%)
Nonresident Alien 34 (5%)
Asian 12 (2%)
Two or more races 10 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 3 (0.5%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 2 (0.3%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$20,495/year
Average aid awarded
$20,981
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $20,490
$30-48K $18,245
$48-75K $16,401
$75-110K $23,655
$110K+ $24,791

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district $28,550
Tuition in-state $28,550
Tuition out-of-state $28,550
Fee in-district $865
Fee in-state $865
Fee out-of-state $865

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 589
Combined charge for room and board $9,130
Room charge $5,610
Meal charge $4,720

Lyon College Majors

Major Bachelor's
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 21
Business Administration and Management, General 14
Economics, General 10
English Language and Literature, General 10
Mathematics, General 9
Psychology, General 9
Spanish Language and Literature 7
Chemistry, General 6
Political Science and Government, General 5
Elementary Education and Teaching 4
Finance, General 4
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 3
History, General 3
Anthropology, General 2
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 2
Computer Science 2
Philosophy and Religious Studies, General 2
Fine & Studio Arts, General 1
Grand Total 114
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 43% 36% 54%
  • Full-time retention rate - 69%

Publications & Citations

Publications
3,688
Citations
121,560

Publication / Citation count by topic

Medicine
1,383 / 40,890
Biology
792 / 30,479
Physics
743 / 18,540
Engineering
604 / 8,881
Chemistry
591 / 9,772
Computer Science
367 / 8,956
Materials Science
350 / 5,297
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
302 / 6,293
Oncology and Cancer research
256 / 10,198
Surgery
199 / 10,218
Psychology
187 / 5,534
Demography
184 / 5,028
Environmental Science
139 / 3,026
Astrophysics and Astronomy
123 / 6,979
Immunology
111 / 6,606
Pathology
111 / 5,020
Health Science
110 / 5,284
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
102 / 1,677
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
99 / 4,054
Business
99 / 1,271
Pediatrics
91 / 1,614
Optical Engineering
89 / 1,096
Quantum and Particle physics
84 / 3,063
Mathematics
81 / 690
Radiation Therapy
75 / 3,759
Chemical Engineering
72 / 1,122
Physical Therapy
70 / 2,718
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
70 / 1,336
Neuroscience
66 / 3,019
Genetics
65 / 2,789
Critical Care Nursing
63 / 3,389
Bioinformatics and Computational biology
53 / 1,920
Organic Chemistry
52 / 1,086
Cardiology
52 / 964
Nuclear Physics
51 / 1,824
Computer Vision
51 / 479
Economics
51 / 673
Biochemistry
51 / 1,234
Inorganic Chemistry
49 / 1,067
Geology
49 / 632

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 8 14
1992 7 32
1993 6 31
1994 14 45
1995 6 65
1996 22 90
1997 13 79
1998 16 98
1999 12 125
2000 16 133
2001 20 154
2002 10 262
2003 24 412
2004 40 630
2005 29 884
2006 56 1186
2007 77 1619
2008 101 2027
2009 97 2739
2010 99 2926
2011 147 4039
2012 180 5181
2013 215 6523
2014 220 7630
2015 232 9224
2016 339 9954
2017 411 11650
2018 475 12694
2019 447 14690
2020 552 18636
2021 589 22238

Notable alumni

  1. Judd Deere

    Judd Deere
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1987-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Judson P. Deere is an American political advisor who served as deputy assistant to the president and White House deputy press secretary in the administration of Donald Trump.

  2. William Allan Oldfield

    William Allan Oldfield
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1874-1928 (aged 54)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    William Allan Oldfield was an American lawyer and politician. He is best known for his service as a U.S. Representative from Arkansas from 1909 until his death.

  3. Allie Beth Martin

    Allie Beth Martin
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1914-1976 (aged 62)
    Occupations
    librarian
    Biography

    Allie Beth Martin was an American librarian, educator, politician, and author. In 1990, she was named one of the 100 most influential people in the field of library science by American Libraries. She was the first director of the Tulsa City-County Library, from 1963 until her death, and was known for her ground-breaking library improvement programs.

General info

Alternative names LC
Founded 1872
Motto Perseverantia Omnia Vincent Deo Volente
Perseverance Conquers All, God Willing
Colors white, red
Academic Calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 185
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address 2300 Highland Road
Batesville, Arkansas, 72501
United States
City population 11,000
Phone 8703077000
Fax +1 (870) 307 7001

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