Lyon College is a private university established in 1872. It is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church. The University was located in Batesville, Arkansas, United states. It is an independent, residential, co-educational, undergraduate liberal arts college. The president of Lyon college is Joey king. The campus was placed in 136 acres. The University was ranked at 600 by Forbes National ranking. The vast majority of Lyon classes are taught by full-time faculty members, and more than 90% of Lyon faculty have their terminal degrees (Ph.D. or M.F.A). In a record unmatched by another college in Arkansas, Lyon boasts 14 out of the last 21 Carnegie/CASE Arkansas Professors of the Year. Lyon has an average class size of 15 and a student-teacher ratio of 12:1. There were approximately 700 students in the college. Lyon College was originally called Arkansas College which was founded by Rev. Isaac Long in 1872. It was recognised as one of the America's Top Colleges by Forbes.com and Best National Liberal Arts College by U.S. News and World Report for seven consecutive years.