Lyon College

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Lyon College

2300 Highland Road
School Setting Town: Remote: Territory inside an urban cluster that is more than 35 miles of an urbanized area.
Geographic RegionSoutheast AL AR FL GA KY LA MS NC SC TN VA WV
PresidentDonald V. Weatherman
Name of System, Governing Board or Corporate Structure Institution is NOT part of a system or corporate entity
Opeflag Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Institutional control or affiliationPrivate not-for-profit (religious affiliation) - Presbyterian Church (USA)
Dual credit Yes
Calendar system Semester
A calendar system that consists of two semesters during the academic year with about 16 weeks for each semester of instruction. There may be an additional summer session.
Admission test scores Required

Student Details

The Student Details section provides a numeric overview of the students enrolled at the institution. The data lists the number of total students and breaks down this statistic by gender, full-time vs. part-time students, and student-to-faculty-ratio. With this information, you can determine the school’s size, the availability and popularity of part-time programs compared to full-time programs, and the potential size of classes. This section also discusses the institution’s admissions and retention rate. With this information, you can gain a sense of your own likelihood of obtaining admittance to the institution, as well as how many students typically continue on at the institution after one year.
Total Number of Students 600
Number of Men 280
Number of Women 320
Percentage Women53%
Percentage Men47 %
Full-time Students 577
Part-time Students 23
Number of Applicants 951
Number of Admitted 605
Admissions Rate 64%
Full-time Retention Rate (2012) 72%
Student-to-faculty Ratio 13 to 1

Tuition + Costs*

The Cost section provides an overview of how much it will cost to attend the institution for the full academic year. The section discusses the average annual cost of tuition, books and supplies, room and board, and extra expenses and fees. With this information, you can estimate how much it may cost you to attend the institution yourself.
yesTuition payment plan
In-state Tuition $23,370
Books and Supplies $1,000
On Campus Room and Board $7,560
In-state Fees $224
Out of State Tuition $224
Application Fee $25
Estimated Total$32,403

Net Price + Financial Aid*

The Net Price & Federal aid provides an overview of the average amount of financial aid awarded to undergraduate and first-time students enrolled in the institution, as well as the percentage of students that received aid. The types of financial aid that is reported includes scholarship aid, institutional grant aid, federal grant aid, state/local grant aid, Pell grant aid, and federal student loan aid. With this information, you can get a feeling for the types of financial aid that you might receive once you are enrolled in the institution.
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid 100%
Average amount of federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid dollars received by undergraduate students$13,316
Percent of full-time, first-time undergraduates receiving federal grant aid 49%
Average amount of federal grant aid received by full-time, first-time undergraduates $4,609
Percent of undergraduate students receiving Pell grants 48%
Average amount Pell grant aid received by undergraduate students $4,152
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal student loans 69%
Average amount of federal student loan aid received by undergraduate students $6,074
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The Degrees section provides an overview of the top area of studies that are awarded by the institution and the number of degrees that are awarded at each level. The degree types are classified by the US Department of Education’s CIP code system. With this information, you can begin to determine whether the institution offers the particular area of study and degree level that you would like to pursue.

Degrees Offered

yesBachelor’s Degree

Degrees Awarded

Degrees Awarded by CIPCODE

Psychology, General25
Biology/Biological Sciences, General14
English Language and Literature, General13
History, General13
Mathematics, General10
Business Administration and Management, General6
Fine/Studio Arts, General5
Early Childhood Education and Teaching5
Political Science and Government, General5
Economics, General4
Computer Science4
Finance, General3
French Language and Literature3

Degrees Awarded by Level

Bachelor's Degree116

Additional Services

yesAcademic/career counseling service
yesEmployment services for students
yesPlacement services for completers

Sports and Athletics

yesNational Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)
yesNCAA or NAIA member for basketball - American Midwest Conference
yesNCAA or NAIA member for baseball - American Midwest Conference

Tel / Fax (870) 307-7001
Institution’s internet website address
All data has been taken directly from the US Department of Education's IPEDS Data Center and reflects information that was self-reported by the institution for the 2012-2013 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Refer to our glossary for additional reference for the information given above.