Private 4 Year

Lyon College Demographics & Diversity

Batesville, Arkansas

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Lyon College are mostly White with a small Hispanic population. The school has low racial diversity. 25% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Lyon College students
Race Percent of Students
White 75%
Black 6%
Hispanic 7%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 2%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
International 2%
Race Unknown 6%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 22% more male students than female students enrolled at Lyon College with a gender ratio of 55% men to 45% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Lyon College has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Lyon College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 55%
Women 45%
Enrollment by gender for Lyon College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 366
Women 299

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Lyon College serves a low number of students outside of Arkansas, with 58 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Lyon College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 58%
Out of State 40%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$48,616 per year

43% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 3.4%
Part time Undergrads 0.3%

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