Lyon College

Private, Four-years School Located in Batesville, AR

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How much is the Lyon tuition? For the academic year 2022-2023, Lyon's tuition & fees is $31,000 based on the NCES data.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $45,750 when a student lives on-campus.

Lyon Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$31,000
Books & Supplies Costs$1,500
On-campus Room & Board$10,750
On-campus Expenses$2,500
Off-campus Room & Board$10,750
Off-campus Expenses$2,850
2023-2024 Estimates
Tuition & Fees$31,597

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Lyon for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $130,089 at Lyon. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $183,290. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $88,320.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$31,597$44,867$21,800
Sophomore (2024-25)$32,206$45,496$21,985
Junior (2025-26)$32,827$46,137$22,172
Senior (2026-27)$33,459$46,789$22,363
4 Years Total$130,089$183,290$88,320
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$32,206$45,496$21,985
Sophomore (2025-26)$32,827$46,137$22,172
Junior (2026-27)$33,459$46,789$22,363
Senior (2027-28)$34,104$47,454$22,557
4 Years Total$132,596$185,877$89,078
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$32,827$46,137$22,172
Sophomore (2026-27)$33,459$46,789$22,363
Junior (2027-28)$34,104$47,454$22,557
Senior (2028-29)$34,761$48,132$22,755
4 Years Total$135,150$188,512$89,848
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$33,459$46,789$22,363
Sophomore (2027-28)$34,104$47,454$22,557
Junior (2028-29)$34,761$48,132$22,755
Senior (2029-30)$35,431$48,821$22,956
4 Years Total$137,754$191,197$90,631
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$34,104$47,454$22,557
Sophomore (2028-29)$34,761$48,132$22,755
Junior (2029-30)$35,431$48,821$22,956
Senior (2030-31)$36,113$49,524$23,161
4 Years Total$140,409$193,932$91,429

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Lyon' tuition is higher than the average tuition of $20,449. Compared to private, four-years colleges in Arkansas, its tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $16,667.
In-StateOut-of-State
Lyon College$31,000
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,259
Public Schools$7,023$12,740
Private Schools$20,449
Arkansas Four-years Colleges$13,315
Public Schools$5,234$8,287
Private Schools$16,667

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Lyon and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (private, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationTuition & Fees
Lyon CollegeBatesville, AR$31,000
Hampden-Sydney CollegeHampden-Sydney, VA$50,740
Austin CollegeSherman, TX$44,212
Berea CollegeBerea, KY$45,026
Hope CollegeHolland, MI$37,221
College of Saint BenedictSaint Joseph, MN$52,108
Millsaps CollegeJackson, MS$43,760
Muhlenberg CollegeAllentown, PA$58,005
Morehouse CollegeAtlanta, GA$29,468
Oberlin CollegeOberlin, OH$62,024
St Olaf CollegeNorthfield, MN$54,650

Financial Aid and COA

At Lyon College, 577 students (99%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $22,631.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Lyon is $23,119 for students living on-campus and $23,469 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 138 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $19,072 and the average amount of student loans is $9,913.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (on-campus)$45,750
COA (off-campus)$46,100
Tuition & Fees$31,000
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$14,750
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$15,100
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$23,119
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$23,469
Average Financial Aid$22,631
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship57799%$22,631
Pell Grants21437%$4,836
Federal Student Loan34359%$9,069
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid138100%-
Grants or Scholarships138100%$19,072
Federal Grants5238%$5,386
Pell Grants5137%$4,766
Other Federal Grants4130%$903
State/Local Grants6346%$1,381
Institutional Grants138100%$16,412
Student Loan Aid9770%$9,913
Federal Student Loans9468%$8,743
Other Student Loans129%$11,644

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

Lyon's acceptance rate is 27.21%. A total of 2,444 applicants applied to and 665 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 138 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 20.75%.
To apply to Lyon, 1 items are required - Secondary school GPA and 1 items are recommended to submit - Completion of college-preparatory program. SAT and ACT scores are considered during the admissions process but are not required to be submitted.
TotalMenWomen
Applicants2,4441,651$766
Admitted665434$225
Enrolled13890$48
Acceptance Rate27.21%26.29%29.37%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)20.75%20.74%21.33%
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

Student Population

Lyon College has a total of 496 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 342 male students and 237 female students attending Lyon.
TotalMaleFemale
Undergraduate579 342237

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address2300 Highland Road, Batesville, AR
Phone870-307-7000
WEBwww.lyon.edu
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate
Program Offered25 Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate59.84%
Yield17.65%
Student Population496
Graduation Rate38%
Transfer-out Rate44%
Retention Rate51%
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate9 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties54 (Full-time), 11 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs178 (Full-time), 23 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$54,779
Average Staff Salary$46,490