Arts and Sciences
Lyon College is more than just a higher education institution. It is a community distinguished by its academic curriculum, unique Honor and Social Systems and award-winning professors. Lyon offers 18 undergraduate majors to its 500 students from 22 states and 15 countries. Lyon's picturesque 136-acre campus is located in a comfortable, safe neighborhood in Batesville, Arkansas, along the beautiful White River in the eastern foothills of the Ozark Mountains.
Lyon’s Outdoor Adventures program helps students enjoy the abundant opportunities for outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, canoeing, camping, caving, rock climbing, fishing, and hunting, when they aren’t studying and preparing for future careers. Batesville is an inviting small town of 10,000 residents and serves as a commercial, medical, governmental, and cultural hub for the surrounding region. It experiences hot, humid summers and mild winters. Little Rock, the state capital with a metropolitan population of 700,000, is 130 km distant. The city of Memphis is 170 km from campus.