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.
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..
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||505|
|SAT Math 25th||510|
|SAT Composite 25th||1015|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||580|
|SAT Math 75th||585|
|SAT Composite 75th||1165|
|Average SAT Score||1090
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 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.
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||21|
|ACT Math 25th||20|
|ACT Composite 25th||22|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||29|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||28|
|Average ACT Score||25
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.
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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.
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GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||17%||19%||18%|
Applicants have 177 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Apr 1, 2023.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Lyon College is $0. The school is free to apply to.
What are the requirements for admission to Lyon College and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|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|
|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.
22% of students submit their SAT scores to Lyon College. 89% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
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.
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.
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.