Lyon College

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Lyon College


Graduates

  • 32% have a job after 6 months
  • 56% have a job after 1 year
  • 54% have a job after 2 years

Tuition

$14,860 / year

Room and Board

$6,270

Application deadline

Rolling

Application fee

$25




Educational Resources

Libraries

John Quincy Wolf folklore collection (Ozark folk music, Memphis blues), Stroud Collection of Historic papers, Craig Genealogy Collection

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 146,280 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 625 current serial subscriptions.
  • 2,928 microforms.
  • 6,901 Audio/Visual items.
  • 20,075 e-books.

Museums & Art

The Grigsby House (c. 1867), a log house moved from nearby Bethesda, Arkansas, is used for folklore and local history classes. The Kresge Gallery in the Alphin Building presents traveling art exhibits. The Regional Studies Center provides information on Ozark culture and history.

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 110 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 24 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 915 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 64 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 28 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 150 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, other

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 76% of students live in school housing.

Types of housing available

  • 2% of housing units are Singles.
  • 25% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 53% of housing units are Triples.
  • 20% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 11 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 9% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 60% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Arkansas Scottish Festival (late April), Homecoming (late October)
  • Student activities: choral groups, dance, drama/theater, literary magazine, music ensembles, student government, student newspaper, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 44 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Chi, Mortar Board, Alpha Psi Omega, Chi Beta Phi, Kappa Delta Pi, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Phi Alpha Theta, Psi Chi, Sigma Tau Delta
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Ministry Board, Baptist Collegiate Ministry, Catholic Campus Ministries, Episcopalian Fellowship, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Presbyterian Fellowship, Wesley Fellowship
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Black Students' Association, International Students' Association
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) American Chemical Society - Student Affiliate, Amnesty International, Art Students' Society, Club Med (pre-medical), Erosophic Society (literary), Gay-Straight Alliance, Honor Council, Hyde Park Players, Interfraternity Council, Lyon Ambassadors (admissions office volunteers), Lyon Cheerleaders, Lyon Concert Choir, Lyon Office of Volunteer Education, Lyonnex Computer Club, Model U. N. , Panhellenic Council, Promoting Overall Wellness (P. O. W. ), Residence Life staff, Scot yearbook, Scottish Heritage (bagpipe band and Highland Dance troupe), Social Council, Student Activities Council, Student Government Association, X-Treme Adventure Squad, Young Democrats
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Highlander (bi-weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Memphis, Tennessee (120), Little Rock, Arkansas (90)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Walnut Ridge, Arkansas (55)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Newport, Arkansas (30)
  • Public transportation does not serve the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 90% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 14% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,400
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 3 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 10% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 2 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 13% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Not offered
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    honor code, hazing prohibited, other

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