Lyon College

Private, Four-years School Located in Batesville, AR

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How much is the Lyon tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Lyon's tuition & fees is $31,000.
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 $124,000 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 $177,201. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $86,677.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$31,000$44,270$21,639
Sophomore (2024-25)$31,000$44,290$21,659
Junior (2025-26)$31,000$44,310$21,679
Senior (2026-27)$31,000$44,330$21,699
4 Years Total$124,000$177,201$86,677
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$31,000$44,290$21,659
Sophomore (2025-26)$31,000$44,310$21,679
Junior (2026-27)$31,000$44,330$21,699
Senior (2027-28)$31,000$44,350$21,719
4 Years Total$124,000$177,281$86,757
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$31,000$44,310$21,679
Sophomore (2026-27)$31,000$44,330$21,699
Junior (2027-28)$31,000$44,350$21,719
Senior (2028-29)$31,000$44,371$21,740
4 Years Total$124,000$177,362$86,838
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$31,000$44,330$21,699
Sophomore (2027-28)$31,000$44,350$21,719
Junior (2028-29)$31,000$44,371$21,740
Senior (2029-30)$31,000$44,391$21,760
4 Years Total$124,000$177,442$86,918
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$31,000$44,350$21,719
Sophomore (2028-29)$31,000$44,371$21,740
Junior (2029-30)$31,000$44,391$21,760
Senior (2030-31)$31,000$44,411$21,780
4 Years Total$124,000$177,523$86,999

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Lyon' tuition is higher than the average tuition of $20,937. Compared to private, four-years colleges in Arkansas, its tuition is higher than the average tuition of $17,236.
In-StateOut-of-State
Lyon College$31,000
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Arkansas Four-years Colleges$13,726
Public Schools$5,423$8,461
Private Schools$17,236

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
St Olaf CollegeNorthfield, MN$56,970
Denison UniversityGranville, OH$64,000
Centre CollegeDanville, KY$50,550
Austin CollegeSherman, TX$46,500
College of Saint BenedictSaint Joseph, MN$53,884
Kenyon CollegeGambier, OH$69,330
Hope CollegeHolland, MI$40,420
Transylvania UniversityLexington, KY$44,980
DePauw UniversityGreencastle, IN$57,070
Whittier CollegeWhittier, CA$49,864

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 Rate43%
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