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Private 4 Year

Lyon College Admission Requirements

Batesville, Arkansas

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Chances of getting into Lyon College

Admissions

Acceptance Rate 
50%
Admission Difficulty for Lyon College
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Admission Standards Average 
Applicant Competition Average 
How hard is it to get into Lyon College and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Lyon College is 50%.  It ranks #1 in Arkansas for lowest rate of acceptance. Lyon College is a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Last year, 1,034 out of 2,062 applicants were admitted.

The school has average admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 37 percent (SAT 1015/1165 ACT 22/28). Lyon College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.42. 18% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Lyon College application fee is $0 and applications are due by Apr 1.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Lyon College. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 22% of students submitted SAT scores and 89% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..

Lyon College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
1015-1165
Applicants Submitting SAT 
22%
SAT Scores for Lyon College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 505
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1015
SAT Scores for Lyon College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 580
SAT Math 75th 585
SAT Composite 75th 1165
Average SAT Score 1090

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Lyon College?

Lyon College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 100 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1015 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 940. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1090 out of 1600. Lyon College ranks #7 in Arkansas for highest average SAT composite score. 22 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Lyon College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1165 and Above Good >66%
1090 to 1165 Avg + 50%-66%
1015 to 1090 Avg - 34%-50%
940 to 1015 Reach 22%-34%
Less than 940 Low <22%
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Lyon College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
22-28 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
89%
ACT Scores for Lyon College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 21
ACT Math 25th 20
ACT Composite 25th 22
ACT Scores for Lyon College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 29
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 28
Average ACT Score 25

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Lyon College?

Admission data indicates that Lyon College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 22 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 37 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 19 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 25 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #2 in Arkansas for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 89 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Lyon College.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Lyon College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
28 and Above Good >66%
25 to 28 Avg + 50%-66%
22 to 25 Avg - 34%-50%
19 to 22 Reach 22%-34%
Less than 19 Low <22%
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Lyon College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.42
Typical High School Grades 
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Lyon College?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Lyon College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Lyon College was 3.42 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #9 in Arkansas for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Lyon College accepts 50% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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Admission Statistics

Lyon College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 894 1,168 2,062
Accepted 488 546 1,034
Acceptance Rate 55% 47% 50%
Enrolled 81 102 183
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 17% 19% 18%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Apr 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Apr 1, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Lyon College is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Lyon College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Lyon College Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Lyon College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=106342 IPEDS survey data for Lyon College.

FAQs

Does Lyon College prefer SAT or ACT?

22% of students submit their SAT scores to Lyon College. 89% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Lyon College?

50% of those who apply are granted admission to Lyon College. Admission competition is low and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Lyon College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1015 and 1165. 22% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Lyon College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 22 and 28. 89% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.