Houghton College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

1 Willard Avenue/PO Box 128

Houghton, NY 14744-0128

(585) 567-9353

(800) 777-2556

Fax: (585) 567-9522



Contact: Wayne MacBeth

Vice President for Enrollment Management and Church Relations
Main Address

1 Willard Avenue/PO Box 128

Houghton, NY 14744

(585) 567-9200

www.houghton.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 1,381

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 328

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,330

Graduate enrollment: 38

Setting

Rural setting

Rural community (under 2,500)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $40

Online application fee: $40
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 89%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 85%


College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Equestrian/Equine Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B
Music – Piano/Organ B
Music – Voice/Opera B
Music Theory/Composition B
Stringed Instruments B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B
Environmental Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B
Digital Communications/Multimedia B
Public Relations B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Information Technology B

Education

Biology Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
ESL Teacher Education B
Education – General B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Foreign Language Teacher Education B
French Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Physics Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B

Engineering

Engineering Physics B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Predentistry B
Premedicine B
Prepharmacy B
Preveterinary Medicine B
Recreational Therapy B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Humanities A

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Intercultural/Multicultural/Diversity Studies B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness B
Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Bible Studies B
Christian formation B
Christian ministries A
Missionary Studies B
Pre-Ministerial Studies B
Youth Ministry B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Houghton College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(585) 567-9200
Website:www.houghton.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.houghton.edu/admission/applying/apply-online/
Address:1 Willard Ave, Houghton, NY 14744
Setting:43
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:1,059
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):73%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,030 (97% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Associates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$30,336
Out-of-state Tuition:$30,336
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$19,342

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Houghton College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Houghton College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences1
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services2
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2
Education7
English Language and Literature/Letters2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
History1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies2
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences2
Psychology1
Social Sciences3
Theology and Religious Vocations13
Visual and Performing Arts66
Grand total2426

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Houghton College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1
Psychology1
Grand total2

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Houghton College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$30,336
Out-of-state$30,336
Books and supplies$1,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$10,704
Out-of-state$10,704

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid265100%
Grant or scholarship aid265100%$19,342
Student loan aid22283%$7,706

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid98698%$21,079
Federal student loans82081%$8,899

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Houghton College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Houghton College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants1,074383691
Percent admitted100%75%79%
Percent admitted who enrolled23%27%21%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Houghton College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment1,059
Undergraduate enrollment1,043
Graduate enrollment16

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Houghton College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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